Corpse Bride is a British-American animated film which was directed by Tim Burton and Mike Johnson with a screeplay by John Ausgust, Pamela Pettler and Caroline Thompson based on characters that were created by Tim Burton and Carlos Grangel.
Johnny Depp leads the cast as Victor, giving his voice to the character, while Helena Bonham Cartervoices Emily. This animated film was successful and was nominated for many awards. The plot is set in a fictional Victorian era village in Europe.
Corpse Bride is an animated film based on a Russian folk tale which inspired Tim Burton to create the characters and the environment of the Victorian era.
This film was made with Stop-Motion thecniques, which are images created with objects such as paper cut outs or clay models. Stop-motion is based on a simple process, the artist just neeeds to place all of the objects to be animated in their initial positions.
Movies as Harry Potter takes almost 14 weeks to record them, and for this movie Tim Burton and his team spent 52 weeks filming this movie, taking almost 3 weeks for each scene.
This was the first animated film recorded with a Reflex camera, a Canon 1D Mark II Review, is a professional 8.2 megapixel digital reflex camera.
Johnny Depp was invited to the studio to give life to Victor without knowing about the project, so the same happened to Helena Bonham Carter.
Watching and listening to Victor Van Dort with Johnny Depp's voice, we can notice some physical characteristics that are similar to one of the actor, this was intentional done by Burton.