Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, film producer, animator, writer, and artist who is known for directing gothic and dark fantasy films. He is best known for directing The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice, Batman and Batman Returns, as well as the 2005 piece, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the alien invasion spoof, Mars Attacks!.

Burton has worked with Disney on various occasions, starting his film career at the studio.

Disney Filmography

Disney films

Year Film Position
1981 The Fox and the Hound Animator (uncredited)
1982 Tron Animator (uncredited)
1982 Vincent Director
1984 Frankenweenie Director
1985 The Black Cauldron Animator: Horned King/Conceptual Artist (uncredited)
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas Producer/Writer
1996 James and the Giant Peach Producer
2010 Alice in Wonderland Director
2012 Frankenweenie Director
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Producer
2019 Dumbo Director

Touchstone films

Warner Brothers

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure (director)
  • Beetlejuice (director)
  • Batman (1989 film) (director)
  • Batman Returns (director)
  • Corpse Bride (director)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (director)
  • Batman Forever

20th Century Fox

  • Edward Scissorhands (director)
  • Planet of the Apes (director)

Columbia Pictures

  • Big Fish (director)


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