Hollywood Sand Sculptures

Twenty of the world's greatest sand artists are hard at work on the beaches of Weston-Super-Mare, England, where they are creating dramatic sand movie-themed sculptures like like the characters of Jack Sparrow, Harry Potter and Gollum alongside director Alfred Hitchcock.

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Batman and The Incredible Hulk is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Clint Eastwood sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year's Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Toy Story themed sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Toy Story themed sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Pirates of the Caribbean is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year's Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Pirates of the Caribbean is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Marlon Brando in The Godfather is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year's Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Marlon Brando in The Godfather is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Alfred Hitchcock is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year's Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Sand sculptor Helena Bangert (C), from Holland works on a sand sculpture of King Kong as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Sand sculptor Helena Bangert (C), from Holland works on a sand sculpture of King Kong as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Jurassic Park themed sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Sand sculptor Radavan Zivny works on a sand sculpture of Gollum as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Sand sculptor Helena Bangert, from Holland works on a sand sculpture of King Kong as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Harry Potter themed sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: Detail of a sand sculpture of Harry Potter is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sculptors Place The Finishing Touches To Their Hollywood Themed Sand Sculptures

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A sand sculptor works on a Toy Story themed sand sculpture as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s Hollywood themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, currently twenty award winning sand sculptors from across the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the Star Wars films as part of the town's very own movie themed festival on the beach. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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