Posts Tagged With film

Light Space Modulator

Light Space Modulator (Light Prop for an Electric Stage) – 1931 When Laszlo Moholy-Nagy moved to London, he became adventurous through the materials he used in his projects, including utilizing plastic. He recognized the advantages of using the transparent quality of plastic into his manipulation of light, color, and even motion. He would paint, cut,…

Spectre

The James Bond series, originating in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, is arguably one of the most iconic and well-known examples of opening title sequence design. From the original 1962 adaptation of Fleming’s work, Dr. No, a stunning collection of artful and immensely-detailed opening credits followed; resulting from this, certain imagery and even film scores…

The Introduction of “The Island of Dr. Moreau”

  For the opening sequence of the film “The Island of Dr. Moreau” Richard Stanley and John Frankenheimer set out to create an environment that clearly communicates the psychological horror aspect of the film. The key notion is that what the viewer is about to watch is full of mystery, dread, and unsettling concepts. This…

Catch Me if You Can

Opening title sequences are one of the most important parts of a movie or television show because it hooks the watcher in and makes sure you continue to watch. If a television show or movie doesn’t have an entertaining or nice to look at title sequence not many individuals are going to want to keep…

American Beauty

Short Summary: American Beauty is an operative about a man who is sexually frustrated in his mid-life crisis as he finds romantic interest in his daughter’s best friend. The protagonist, Lester, has this “epiphany” about how stagnant his life has become with his wife and he begins to fantasize new love interests to indulge in…

Karin Fong: Film Titling & Film Titling as Experience

While watching the two assigned videos for Karin Fong, I was automatically captivated by her passion and enthusiasm towards animating title sequences. The creation and impact of title sequences is something that people don’t really give enough credit to–they’re often overlooked if not skipped over by a vast majority of audiences, Netflix’s recent “SKIP INTRO”…