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Tim Burton Productions
TypePrivately held company
Founded1985; 38 years ago (1985)
FounderTim Burton
HeadquartersBurbank, California[1],
United States
Key people
Tim Burton (president)
Denise Di Novi (president)
ProductsMotion pictures, television
OwnerTim Burton
DivisionsBurton Projects
Skellington Productions (formerly)

Tim Burton Productions is an American film and television production company, founded by Tim Burton in the mid 1980s. Denise Di Novi once headed the banner from 1989 to 1996.[2] The company was not usually credited on films directed or produced by Burton.



Title U.S.
release date
Director(s) Co-production
Edward Scissorhands December 7, 1990 (1990-12-07) Tim Burton 20th Century Fox
Batman Returns June 19, 1992 (1992-06-19) Tim Burton Warner Bros. Pictures, Polygram Pictures Warner Bros. Pictures
The Nightmare Before Christmas October 29, 1993 (1993-10-29) Henry Selick Touchstone Pictures,[a] Skellington Productions Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
Cabin Boy January 7, 1994 (1994-01-07) Adam Resnick Touchstone Pictures, Skellington Productions
Ed Wood September 30, 1994 (1994-09-30) Tim Burton Touchstone Pictures, Skellington Productions
Batman Forever June 16, 1995 (1995-06-16) Joel Schumacher Warner Bros. Pictures,[4] PolyGram Pictures[5] Warner Bros. Pictures
Mars Attacks! December 13, 1996 (1996-12-13) Tim Burton
James and the Giant Peach April 12, 1996 (1996-04-12) Henry Selick Walt Disney Pictures, Allied Filmmakers, Skellington Productions Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
Corpse Bride September 7, 2005 (2005-09-07) Mike Johnson
Tim Burton
Laika, Patalex II Productions Warner Bros. Pictures
9 September 9, 2009 (2009-09-09) Shane Acker Focus Features,[4] Relativity Media,[6] Lux Animation[7] Focus Features
Frankenweenie October 5, 2012 (2012-10-05) Tim Burton Walt Disney Pictures Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter June 22, 2012 (2012-06-22) Timur Bekmambetov Bazelevs Company, Dune Entertainment 20th Century Fox
Big Eyes December 25, 2014 (2014-12-25) Tim Burton Electric City Entertainment, Silverwood Films The Weinstein Company
Alice Through the Looking Glass May 27, 2016 (2016-05-27) James Bobin Walt Disney Pictures, Roth Films, Team Todd Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Dumbo March 29, 2019 (2019-03-29) Tim Burton Walt Disney Pictures, Infinite Detective Productions, Secret Machine Entertainment


Title Dates aired
in U.S.
Creator(s) Co-production
Distributor(s) Network
Beetlejuice 1989–1991 Tim Burton Nelvana Limited, The Geffen Film Company, Warner Bros. Television Warner Bros. Television Distribution ABC
Family Dog June – July 1993 Brad Bird Amblin Television, Warner Bros. Television, Universal Television, Nelvana Limited Warner Bros. Television Distribution, NBCUniversal Television Distribution CBS
Wednesday 2022–present Alfred Gough Miles Millar MGM Television, Millar Gough Ink, Toluca Pictures Netflix Streaming Services Netflix


  1. ^ The Nightmare Before Christmas was reissued as a Walt Disney Pictures release in 2006.[3]


  2. ^ "Denise Di Novi". Retrieved July 25, 2015.
  3. ^ Mendelson, Scott (October 15, 2013). "'Nightmare Before Christmas' Turns 20: From Shameful Spawn To Disney's Pride". Forbes. Archived from the original on December 23, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Batman Forever (1995)". AFI Catalog of Feature Films.
  5. ^ "Batman Forever (1995)". British Film Institute. Retrieved July 11, 2022.
  6. ^ "9 (2009)". BFI. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  7. ^ "Lux Animation S.A." BFI. Retrieved December 6, 2020.