Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 film produced by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Selick. The film follows Jack Skellington, the leader of a holiday-themed world known as Halloween Town, who becomes bored of his repetitive lifestyle and eventually stumbles upon the world of Christmas Town; interested in the new world's culture, Jack attempts to combine the two holidays, with unexpectedly disastrous results. The film was a critical and commercial success, with particular praise awarded for the film's stop motion animation, musical score and original storyline. Following its release, the film has earned a significant following, with merchandise, video games and other media dedicated to the film. The film has been theatrically re-released on several occasions since its original release, including two released remastered in Disney Digital 3-D.