Ray Harryhausen’s ‘Pit and the Pendulum’ DVD Details

This weekend word came down via the film’s official website that Marc Lougee’s (Director of Animation; Celebrity Deathmatch, Dinosapien) animated feature film, THE PIT AND PENDULUM, will be arriving on DVD August 25th at the site. Ray Harryhausen Presents; THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM, Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story of judgment, condemnation, hope and redemption is realized in this stop-motion animated adaptation. Read on for details on the extra features…Check out the official website for a trailer and more:

Laden with Special Features, the DVD features exclusive behind-the-scenes video depicting the production of the film, from conception to final post production. Interviews with members of the crew include Director / Creative Producer Marc Lougee, Writer Matt Taylor, Composer Philip Stanger, Stop-motion animator Mike Weiss, the 5.1 surround sound design team from Urban Post Productions, and the visual effects artists Gudren Heinz and David Alexander from Switch VFX in Toronto, ON.

Additional features include;
– a tour of the Foley Studio at Urban Post Production
– a 5.1 surround mixing session and breakdown for the film
– production stills
– storyboards
– conceptual art gallery
– easter eggs
– secret links to online materials

Source: Official website