Thursday, July 12, 2012

Here's what's inside Paranorman Box #3 (of 49)





















The crate was nailed shut and filled with dirt or a dirt-like substance. Buried in the dirt were two zombie arms, a street sign, and a padlock. Father down was a large coffin, also nailed shut. The interior of the lid of the coffin is scratched as if the zombie was clawing at it, and also playing a game of hangman. Inside the coffin was a zombie. The tag and scroll give care advice for the zombie, which is poseable.

Wow.

(Pro tip, I used a tiny flat head screwdriver as a crowbar, and a toothbrush to clean off the coffin.)

Here's a new video showing how swappable faces are used to animate the characters:



And here's a charming video introducing the artists at Laika who made the movie (sort of an "it gets better" theme):

4 comments:

  1. wow
    as an artist and a nerd and a packaging nerd and a designer and design nerd.

    WOW

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  2. Amazing! Reminds me of some of the Coraline advertising you covered back in the day. Such great attention to detail.

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  3. This is an incredible press kit. Really wanting an extensive "making of" on the blu ray release of this film and a very thick "art of" book.

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