January 6, 2013

The Art of Rise of the Guardians at the Museum of the Moving Image


By Gavriella Mahpour


The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the DreamWorks Animation film Rise of the GuardiansBased on the children’s books by William Joyce, Rise of the Guardians unites Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy and reinterprets them as action heros on a mission to fight the forces of evil. This gallery exhibit includes original, hand-drawn and digital artwork, a time-lapse video presentation of raw footage and finished footage, and a documentary about the movie’s production process. Free with museum admission. For more information, click here.