Bringing Coraline and her world to life took more than a few puppet heads. The crew on Coraline followed a detailed cataloging system to bring even the smallest puppet facial tick to life. Watch Coraline's DVD extras reavealing the process.
Tedious, no? This is one of the bonus features on theCoraline DVD, out July 21st. But there's a lot more from director Henry Selick and even original creator Neil Gaiman on the disc. Plus both the Blu-ray and DVD will have the 2-D and 3-D versions of the film.
BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF:
• U-CONTROL ON 2-D FEATURE – Universal's exclusive signature feature allows viewers to delve into the making of the film with the click of the remote without ever leaving the movie. Through picture-in-picture, fans can enhance their understanding of how the movie was made by viewing tours of the sets, animatics and behind-the-scenes moments, including voiceover sessions.
• CREEPY CORALINE – Director and screenwriter Henry Selick and Coraline author Neil Gaiman take fans deeper into the darker intricacies of Coraline's alternative worlds.
• BD-LIVETM – Fans can access exclusive online and interactive features through their Internet connected Blu-rayTM player, including:
• MY SCENES SHARING – Show your BD-LiveTM friends your favorite scenes from the film.
• THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HENRY – In this feature, director Henry Selick discusses his approach to the film adaptation of the award-winning book and what he loves about Coraline.
BONUS FEATURES AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF & THE 2-DISC COLLECTOR'S EDITION DVD:
• DELETED SCENES
• THE MAKING OF CORALINE – Director and screenwriter Henry Selick hosts this behind the scenes feature about how this hand-crafted, stop-motion animated film was made.
• VOICING THE CHARACTERS – Coraline's acclaimed cast and filmmaker Henry Selick talk about their experiences working on the film, including defining the perfect voice for their characters.
• DIGITAL COPY OF CORALINE – Transfer the included digital copy to your iPod, Mac or PC and experience Coraline anywhere, anytime!
BONUS FEATURES AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF, 2-DISC COLLECTOR'S EDITION DVD & SINGLE DISC DVD:
• FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR HENRY SELICK & COMPOSER BRUNO COULAIS