Trade Breaks: Vincent, Master, Einstein

“One of Tim Burton’s earliest animated shorts, 1982’s “Vincent,” will be converted to a stereoscopic 3-D form. The six-minute stop-motion film tells the story of Vincent Malloy, a youth who imagines that he is like Vincent Price. Price narrated the film. The film will play as the opening attraction to screenings of “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas 3-D,” which will be rereleased by the Walt Disney Co. in October…” (full details)

“DreamWorks Animation has acquired Alan Schoolcraft & Brent Simons’ superhero satire script “Master Mind,” with Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld producing. Cameron Hood and Kyle Jefferson make their feature film directorial debut on this story of on a supervillain who loses his joie de vivre after accidentally killing his archrival, Uberman, in the opening scene of the movie…” (full details)

“Polsky Films has licensed film rights to the life story of Albert Einstein and signed biographer Walter Isaacson (“Einstein: His Life and the Universe”) as a consultant. They plan to focus on Einstein’s personal triumphs in understanding space and time along with his struggles, such as being forced to flee Nazi Germany…” (full details)