Movement is simulated in puppet animation by photographing solid three-dimensional figures in miniature sets. The puppets are often made of a malleable yet stable material, so that the carefully phased movements may be adjusted between the exposures of successive frame.

Nightmare before Christmas (1993)

Director: Henry Selick

Writers: Tim Burton / Henry Selick / Caroline Thompson

Corpse Bride (2005)

Director: Tim Burton / Mike Johnson

Writers: Tim Burton / Carlos Grangel / John August / Caroline Thompson / Pamela Pettler