Tim Burton? Timothy Walter is better known as "Tim" Burton who is a producer, writer, film director, stop motion artist and poet. He has created several movies that have portrayed horror and dreamlike movies such as "Sleepy Hollow", "The Nightmare Before Christmas", "Beetlejuice", "Dark Shadows", "Edward Scissorhands", "Ed Wood", "The Demon Barber of Fleet Street", "Corpse Bride", "Sweeney Todd, and "Frankenweenie". Burton has made other movies that has land at blockbusters such as "Batman", "Alice in Wonderland", "Chocolate Factory", "Batman Returns", "Planet of the Apes", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", and "Pee-wee's Big Adventure". Burton has created, produced, and director numerous of films. In 2012, he has produced 12 films and directed 16. Burton present project is the "Big Eyes" which is about Walter Keane and his wife Margaret and it's a story based on their life.
Burton first obtained an interest in film as a child when he started watching films. He began creating short film in his own backyard utilizing stop motion animation techniques. Other times Burton would develop short films on an 8 mm film with no sound. As a adoloscent Burton created a film called "The Island of Doctor Agor".
In 1990, "Beetlejuice" won an Emmy Award for an Outstanding Children's Animated Program. In 1994, "Ed Wood" was nominated for Palme d'Or and was chosen by the Cannes Film Festival. In 2004, "Big Fish" was nominated for Best Direction by the BAFTA Awards. "Big Fish" was also nominated for Best Director by the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards. "Corpse Bride" and "Frankenweenie" was both nominated for best animated feature in 2006 and 2013 by the Academy Awards.
In 2008, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" was nominated for Best Director and won a Golden Globe Award. Also, in 2008 "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" won a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture in Comedy and Musical. "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street won a National Board of Review Awards for Best Director. In 2006, "Corpse Bride" was nominated for Animated Motion Picture by the Producers Guild of America Awards.
In 2008, Scream Awards honored Tim Burton for his explanation and understanding of fantasy and horror. He won a Producers Guild of America Award for Best Producer/9. In 2007, "Golden Lion" was honored by the 64th Venice International Film Festival. "Alice in Wonderland" won a Lacanian Psychoanalysis Prize in 2010. The Knighted by Culture Minister of France was recognized by the Order of the Arts and Letters. "Golden George" was acknowledge for his contribution to involvement to cinema by the Moscow International Film Festival in 2012.