Beginnings are the best. It's the time when your curiosity is aroused and things feel fun, fresh and different. Like the cover of a book or someone’s dating profile, title sequences are designed to be ...
In March of 2015, we published our first feature article in celebration of International Women’s Day entitled 10 Women of Title Design. Every year since, we've returned with a new group of 10 women in ...
Perhaps the best way to frame Hitchcock's 1959 thriller North by Northwest is to examine the least conspicuous word in its title: by. In the context of the film, 'by' represents a crossroads – a point ...
As the sepia-toned newsreel acts out the story of real-life bank robbers Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, we already feel the nostalgic hush of a legend long gone. At times, a title sequence ...
An idea can be a violent thing. Birthed out of nothingness, forcing its way into the world with a stroke of luck, a flash of inspiration, and sometimes, the push of a button. In the opening to AMC’s ...
Famed designer Pablo Ferro offers a window into the high-flying life – and mind – of Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen), a wealthy businessman who enjoys competitive pursuits like polo, chess, car racing, ...
“Parachutes... Alligators... Murderers... Women… You think it's easy? Only for a great adventurer like me!" Movie taglines can often be accused of misrepresenting the films they are designed to market ...
The 1950 film The Happiest Days of Your Life is a finely tuned expression of comedic chaos. Nutbourne College, a stately British boarding school, is the setting for a hysterical battle of the sexes in ...
To celebrate the birthday of legendary graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, enjoy this brief visual history of some of the Basses' most celebrated work. In 1955, Elaine Bass (née Makatura) joined ...
Lightning strikes. The organ clangs. A long-faced, ball-capped man rises into the frame, his eyes bulging and his head trembling in fright. For the next two minutes and 20 seconds, this man’s ...
Perhaps more than any other film title sequence, Saul Bass' contribution to Billy Wilder's The Seven Year Itch marks a turning point in both the relationship of the title sequence to its film and its ...
TORONTO — Art of the Title was pleased to be among the speakers at the Gamercamp Interactive and Game Conference on November 1, 2013. The one-day summit – a small part of the 5th annual Gamercamp ...