Tim Burton

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Project: develop the characters for Alice in Wonderland



Special Report: How Genius Works Perhaps the most visually distinctive director in Hollywood, Burton has built a career inventing outlandish characters as well as boldly re-imagining classic icons, as he did last year in his Oscar-winning Alice in Wonderland. Here he shares insights into his character creation process, as well as sketches and watercolors from his notebooks.

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