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Trevor Hogg chats with visual effects supervisors Angus Bickerton, Arundi Asregadoo, Anton Yri, Mark Breakspear, Christophe-Olivier Dupuis and Eddy Richard about their work on Dark Shadows...

“I was coming off Voyage of the Dawn of Treader [2010], the third Narnia film, and they were starting to go into pre-production for Dark Shadows [2012],” recalls Visual Effects Supervisor Angus Bickerton who had a brief 15 minute chat with filmmaker Tim Burton (Sleepy Hollow); he was subsequently hired to work on the big screen version of the original 1960s ABC television series about the interactions of a cursed two century old vampire with his human family. “I haven’t sat down and watched all 3000 episodes,” admits Bickerton. “I know Tim and Johnny Depp [The Rum Diary] both are Dark Shadows fans. Johnny Depp is the producer on the film and he’s been harbouring the project for awhile; my understanding is he asked Tim to direct.” The native »

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