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Vintage Movie Titles Design

Vintage Movie Titles Design

Most of us don't manage to keep track of all movies coming out these days, so we miss a lot of great movie titles. But how was it in the beginning of cinema? You'll see some amazing vintage movie titles today! These were curated at "Movie Title Stills Collection", and are definitely the result of a dedicated cinephile. You can see some amazingly designed titles when our grandfathers were being born. How great are these? For more of each film, like casting and all of that, and also for the complete collection (hundreds, probably thousands of titles), visit "Movie Title Stills Collection". Cheers! ;) The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) Nosferatu (1922) Safety Last (1923) The Phantom of the Opera (1925) The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) Metropolis (1927) Bad Girl (1931) M (1931) King Kong (1933) Sabotage (1936) Things to come (1936) The Hurricane (1937) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Dodge City (1939) Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Movie Title Sequences by Master Saul Bass

Movie Title Sequences by Master Saul Bass

I find totally great when Google pays homage to people in various fields. Today, Google is celebrating the birth of Saul Bass, one of the most famous graphic designers in the film industry, born in May 8th, 1920. Being a graphic designer and a filmmaker granted Saul to do some astonishing title sequences for its time. Full of style and sense of aesthetics, these sequences are state-of-the-art pieces until this day. If you're checking this post in the day it's been published (5/8/13), you may visit Google.com to check Saul Bass' doodle. For those checking in any other date, go to Google Doodles to check it. The title sequence videos below can be seen at Art of the Title, simply by clicking each image. I hope you enjoy these, and don't forget to comment which is your favorite. Also, recommend your favorite title sequence artists. Cheers! ;) The Seven Year Itch (1955) North by Northwest (1959) Carmen Jones (1954) Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) Ocean’s Eleven (1960) It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) Vertigo (1958) Psycho (1960) The Man With The Golden Arm (1955)

Awe Inspiring Motion Graphics

Ok, I admit my work is hugely inspired by motion graphics and I wanted to share with you some of my greatest influences in this field. It amazes me how each single frame is a super piece of illustrative work, and to think how many frames it takes to make a ‘piece’ is truly mind boggling. MK12 To start with is a superb studio from the USA called MK12. I first seen their work in the Dos Logos book a few years ago and their clean vectors really stood out. I checked out their website and realised they also do motion graphics and incorporate all kinds of crazy visual motifs. You have to check out ‘History of America’ which is a psychedelic western space opera that you can view via YouTube now! The Ronin Next up with have a British designer/director who goes by the name of Rob Chiu but you may know him as The Ronin. He has such an original approach to motion graphics, combing 2D illustrations with flowing camera movements which was one of the very first influences on me. His work for ‘Black Day to Freedom’ was truly outstanding and incorporated themes such as asylum and displacement of the peoples. Critica Next up we are flying VIP to Singapore to visit the all mighty Critica. These guys and gals truly know how to diversify. They seemingly blend motion graphics, live action, typography and 3D work into one hell of a creative melting pot. After appearing on the likes of MTV and working fro people like Tiger Beer you really must have at some point stumbled upon their work. If not, now’s your chance: Prologue We are now going to sprinkle a little magic over the preceding with a studio from the City of Angels (Los Angeles) named Prologue. These people sum up to me what a motion graphics studio can achieve. There portfolio of movie title sequences is truly staggering. I cannot say anything else about them apart from check their work now. Dstrukt Dstrukt is somebody who really does push boundaries. He has worked with the likes of The Ronin and Hydro74 to name just a few. Just check out his showreel for cool punchy motion graphics. And there it is, just a sample of some of the awesome motion designer that I have come across. If you know of any other please feel free to send me an email and let me know. You can contact me through my website: Official SA3S