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Guillermo del Toro goes behind the scenes of 'beautiful' stop-motion animation 'Pinocchio'

Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro promises his stop-motion animation of Pinocchio’s classic tale will be It’s a whole new perspective on filmmaking.

In a nearly two-minute behind-the-scenes video released as part of Netflix Saturday’s TUDUM event, Pinocchio helmer celebrates the art of stop-motion animation while promising that his avatar is a tribute to an allegory deep within him.

“For me, there is a valuable distinction between stop motion as an art form and digital cinema,” said the award-winning filmmaker behind the scenes such as The Shape of Water and the animated series Trollhunter: A Tale of Arcadia . “In early stop motion, you could see the flickering of fur and fabric, even the atmospheric dust on the set – its imperfections looked so beautiful because it told you how things were done.

Sets and puppets reveal some of the magic behind del Toro’s stop-motion animation. As the filmmakers explain , which includes how they made puppets with the same characters but different sizes to help with composition and shooting specific sequences to scale. (The production company behind the film is the Portland-based Shadow Machine.)

An animation – a handmade, beautiful movement and sculpting, painting, sculpting, but with the complex movement brought to us by the study of rigs and puppet making.”

“Pinocchio has lived through the centuries, a fable very close to my heart,” he concluded. “We’re pretty sure this avatar is particularly beautiful.”

The anchor first released the trailer for the film back in July. In it, Ewan McGregor can be heard telling Del Toro’s rendition of Carlo Collodi’s 1883 novel Cricket. Other notable characters include Geppetto (voiced by David Bradley), his boy in wood (voiced by Gregory Mann), as well as the fairies (Tilda Swinton) and Sprezzatura (Kate Burroughs). Lanchet).

Christoph Waltz, Ron Perlman, Finn Wolfhard, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson and Burn Gorman are also voice actors for the film. Del Toro, who wrote the screenplay with Patrick McHale, directed with Mark Gustafson. The score was composed by Alexandre Desplat. Lisa Hanson, Gary Ungar, Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico are producing.

Pinocchio will be in theaters in November, then in December Released on Netflix.




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