Mark Your Calendars for the release of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town.
For over 30 years, The Nightmare Before Christmas has continued to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences worldwide. In this beautifully designed coffee-table book, you’ll discover the inspirations behind the film and delve into the fascinating culture that has grown around it.
Join us as we unravel the mysteries surrounding the beloved character of Jack Skellington and explore the profound resonance of the love story between Sally and Jack. Through exclusive and original interviews with Tim Burton himself, the animators, sculptors, and other talented artists involved in the film’s creation, as well as the musical genius behind Jack Skellington’s haunting melodies, Danny Elfman, and the iconic voice of Sally, Catherine O’Hara, we’ll gain unprecedented insights into the magic that brought these characters to life.
But this book goes beyond the film itself. We’ll also delve into the vast influence The Nightmare Before Christmas has had on popular culture. From its lovable characters to its improbable tale, Tim Burton’s creation has permeated various aspects of our lives. It has become a lifestyle, inspiring fashion trends, video games, card and board games, live-action concerts, and themed celebrations at Disneyland. We’ll even uncover the hidden cameos the film has made in other movies, showcasing its enduring impact on the entertainment industry.
Prepare to be captivated by the stunning illustrations and immersive storytelling that bring the magic of Halloween and Christmas to life within these pages. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual admirer, Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town is a must-have addition to your collection.
So, join us as we celebrate this timeless classic, its unforgettable characters, and the rich culture that surrounds it. Mark your calendars for August 22, 2023, when this extraordinary book will be available everywhere books are sold. But why wait? Pre-order your copy now and get ready to immerse yourself in the enchantment of Tim Burton’s beloved masterpiece.
DISNEY TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS:
Beyond Halloween Town
The Story, the Characters, and the Legacy
By Emily Zemler ∙ Publishing August 22, 2023
About Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town
Explore the inspirations behind Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas and its enduring legacy as a beloved pop-culture phenomenon, three decades in the making.
What makes Jack Skellington such a captivating character? Why does the love story between Sally and Jack resonate with countless fans? This stop-motion feature-length film, blending music and romance, tells the enchanting tale of the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, whose infatuation with Christmas takes center stage. Its mesmerizing story and lovable characters have transcended the boundaries of the original film, captivating the world’s imagination. The creation of Tim Burton has transformed into a vibrant lifestyle, extending its reach into fashion, video games, card and board games, live-action concerts, themed celebrations at Disneyland, and even cameo appearances in other movies.
Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town, featuring an exclusive foreword by the visionary himself, celebrates the film and the vibrant culture that has blossomed around it.
The book offers unique and original interviews with:
- Tim Burton, the author and creator
- The animators, sculptors, and other artists who brought the film to life
- Danny Elfman, the musical talent behind the iconic Jack Skellington
- Catherine O’Hara, the iconic voice of Sally
- The musicians involved in the Nightmare Revisited album
Uncover the magic of Halloween and Christmas in a story that began three decades ago, told through the unlikely heroes of the film. With its captivating design, this coffee-table book is bound to enthrall both die-hard enthusiasts and casual fans alike.
About Emily Zemler
Emily Zemler, a distinguished writer and journalist based in London, has contributed to esteemed publications such as the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone. She has co-authored A Sick Life with TLC’s Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and has written The Art and Making of Aladdin and Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara.
About Tim Burton
Renowned director and artist Tim Burton is widely recognized as one of cinema’s most imaginative filmmakers. His live-action and animated creations have garnered Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and numerous other accolades, solidifying his status as one of the greatest filmmakers of our time.
Burton has garnered a devoted following, particularly for his timeless classics like Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), and Sweeny Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). His blockbuster hits include Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and Alice in Wonderland (2010). With his 1993 creation and cult classic Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, he revitalized the stop-motion industry, followed by Corpse Bride (2005) and Frankenweenie (2012).
Even before his career as a director, Burton expressed his artistic vision through drawing, painting, poetry, and photography. His works have been captured in books like The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, The Napkin Art of Tim Burton, and The Art of Tim Burton, a comprehensive volume spanning over 40 years of his personal and professional artwork, released in 2009. The release of The Art of Tim Burton coincided with an extensive exhibition of his work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which later toured in Melbourne, Toronto, Los Angeles, Paris, and Seoul. A second exhibition titled The World of Tim Burton continues to tour internationally. In 2022, a third immersive exhibition titled Tim Burton’s Labyrinth premiered in Madrid and is currently touring the world.
Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town will be available on August 22, 2023, at all major book retailers.
Preview Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town
Welcome to a preview of the highly anticipated book, Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town. Get ready to embark on a captivating journey into the enchanting world of Tim Burton’s iconic masterpiece and explore the legacy it has left behind.Preview Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town