Check Out a Bunch of Behind the Scenes Footage from 'ParaNorman'

August 7, 2012
Source: Trailer Addict


Looking behind the scenes of live-action films is cool and all, but those kind of featurettes are a dime a dozen. Since there are so few stop-motion animated films, I relish the opportunity to look at any footage showing the sets and painstaking animation process behind films like ParaNorman. Thankfully, the film is just over a week away, and that means some promo footage is making its way online. First, we have B-Roll footage showing the making of many of the characters, sets and animators and voice actors hard at work. But my favorite video comes in the form of a time lapse showing animators crafting scenes frame by frame.

Here's some B-roll footage and a time lapse video for Laika's ParaNorman from Trailer Addict:

Norman, a boy who's able to speak with the dead, has to take on zombies, ghosts, witches and, worst of all, grown-ups, to save his small town from a centuries-old curse. The voice cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Casey Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Chris Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin and John Goodman.

ParaNorman is being directed by Sam Fell (director on The Tale of Despereaux and Flushed Away) & Chris Butler (storyboard on Coraline and Corpse Bride). The original screenplay is by Chris Butler. Stop-motion animation studio Laika is producing out of Portland, OR, with Focus Features distributing. ParaNorman is currently set to land in theaters in 3D starting August 17th this summer. For more, visit their official site.

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