KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Iconic American filmmaker Tim Burton will be in Malaysia for the first time to open The World of Tim Burton exhibition on March 21.

Fans of the Batman director will be able to meet him in person at the exhibition opening ceremony in Pavilion Bukit Jalil and experience his films’ gothic milieu.

The exhibition will feature 540 unique items from Burton’s personal collection, chronicling his artistic journey from early sketches to his most recent film projects.

Burton is known by moviegoers for his mysterious, dark, horror-inspired films that use live-action and stop-motion animation to create eerie, unforgettable worlds.


Among his most famous films are Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Night Before Christmas (1993) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Recently, he also directed popular Netflix series Wednesday.

Those who desire an out-of-this-world fan experience can purchase VIP ticket packages that include The Art of Tim Burton book, a book signing with the man himself, seasonal passes and limited edition merchandise.

The VIP ticket package, priced at RM1,500, will be available this Saturday (February 25) at 12pm, with only 100 tickets available.


General admission tickets are priced at RM88. They are priced at RM68 for kids, students and senior citizens.

The exhibition will be held from March 31 to July 30 at Pavilion Bukit Jalil.

For more information, visit http://www.kol-nation.com/the-world-of-tim-burton-malaysia/.