Danny Elfman

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  • Song Lyric Analysis: Danny Elfman

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    Assessment Task Song Lyric Analysis Choice Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, record producer, and actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman film theme. He has scored the majority of his long-time friend Tim Burton's films. Elfman re-entered the film industry in 1976, initially as an

  • Danny Elfman Biography

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    Why Danny Elfman well besides the fact that he was the first composer I took the time to learn the name of. He was also the only constant in the movies I saw as a kid growing up but despite this. Being this time of year who else is more worthy of this essay than the Pumpkin King? Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman was Born on 29 May 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA although some believe he was born in Amarillo Texas, but that’s just a joke that he got started. But knows one really knows why. He has

  • Symbolism In The Nightmare Before Christmas

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    on who the bad guy or monster is in reality. Our main character Jack is faced with hardship of not being understood and not being able to find what is needed to fill the empty void within him which is said in that of Jack's Lament Performed by Danny Elfman “Yet year after year, it's the same routine And I grow so weary of the sound of screams And I, Jack, the Pumpkin King Have grown so tired of the same old thing Oh, somewhere deep inside of these bones An emptiness began to grow There's something

  • Correlation Between Professional Networking And The Film Music Industry

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    The purpose of this research paper is to examine whether or not professional networking plays a role in the success of a film composer and if so, how significant that role is. This study will provide an overview of the correlation between professional networking and the film music industry. The first part of this paper will give a general overview of the film music industry and the type of experiences one would have in the profession. The study will then look into more specific instances of professional

  • Examining the Music of Big Fish and Cold Mountain Essay

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    is a historical fiction propelled by a man seeking a loved one. In addition to the dramatic and thematic differences, the underscoring of both films is opposing in the methods used to achieve similar ends; namely, serving the five functions. Danny Elfman, the composer for this Tim Burton film, interlaced an intricate and organized underscoring for the film, forming a piece that rivals that of Edward Scissor Hands. A first noticeable difference between the two films is the sheer amount of underscoring

  • Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, And Corpse Bride

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    Tim Burton, producer, animator, and director, most commonly associated with his darker horror and fantasy films, uses a array of cinematic techniques to display a message to viewers and keep them more engaged in the storyline. After a thorough analyzation of three classic Burton films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, and Corpse Bride, one can come to the realization the Burton uses two techniques very effectively throughout each picture. These two techniques are, Music/Sound

  • Compare And Contrast The Opening Scenes Of Tim Burton's Corpse Bride And The Nightmare Before Christmas

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    Compare and Contrast Essay of the Opening Scenes of Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas This essay compares and contrasts the similarities and the different parts of the opening scenes of two movies of Tim Burton which are Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas. The scenes will be explained in details through the gothic elements and his unique style. Here is an outline of the essay’s main sections; 1. Introduction • Information about Tim Burton and his unique style

  • Analysis Of Edward Scissorhands

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    Vanessa Salas, FC, CRTV 120, Assignment 2 Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton, PG-13, 1990 Netflix on 16” Macbook Air, Bedroom, Me, Myself,& I 8:22 The Castle Lighting and all of the various camera angles combine with color and costume and music to create an atmosphere that is compelling to the viewers and convey the history of a created man. The scenes I selected on YouTube begin as he lies in Kim’s bed in town and dissolve as he remembers how life was in his early past. You see his inventor deciding

  • Tim Burton And Edward Sccissorhands

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    Tim Burton’s movies have created a new genre of film-making. His use of cinematic styles makes his movies stand out from the crowd. OR “I get so tired of people saying, 'Oh, you only make fantasy films and this and that', and I'm like, 'Well no, fantasy is reality', that's what Lewis Carroll showed in his work.” Famous filmmaker Tim Burton quoted. Tim Burton has been able to create a name for himself through his new manipulative ways of showing children’s stories. Burton, from an early age, had

  • Tim Burton's Particular Way of Making Films Essay

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    “I recall being one of those kids where every day was a science fair… It's like well, 'here, let's mix this up and see if it blows up'.” Tim Burton was always quirky as a child, but he was okay with his differences and embraced them through his art. Influenced by the “B” horror films from his childhood, Tim Burton brought the iconic dark mood into his movies, giving a modern twist to the idea of monsters and obscurity. The characters portrayed in his films had the obscure qualities that he saw in