Posts Tagged With movie

Ulm und Basel | Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman had his postgraduate education split between too very different graphic design schools, Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm and Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel.[1] Ulm was a high modernist institution while Basel was more intuitive and exuberant.[2] While teaching at Yale, Friedman used his knowledge of the two extremes of design to help formulate projects for his…

SpongeBob Nautical Promotional Party (S.S Save Gary!!!!!)

    Noah Weaver 4/2/2020 (Spongebob Movie promotional interactive poster at local Movie Theater)   This promotional piece for the upcoming SpongeBob movie is a fun and interactive way to utilize design in an informative way. In this movie SpongeBob’s beloved family member, Gary the snail, has been “snail-napped” and it’s up to SpongeBob and…

North by Northwest

North by Northwest is a thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock about an advertising executive in New York City who is mistaken to be a government agent and has to outrun foreign spies. However, the star of this movie was the famous introduction, designed by Saul Bass in 1959. This experimental sequence is often cited as…

The Thomas Crown Affair

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) is about a rich billionaire who orchestrates a bank robbery and the love affair that transpires between himself and the female detective that is trying to charge him for the crime. I will attempt to keep my discussion and analysis in order of appearance during the sequence and separate the…

Part 2: WWiGD: Saul Bass

This project by Saul Bass is the title sequence to the movie North by Northwest. It was designed in 1959 when the movie came out. It was created for the director of the movie Alfred Hitchcock. Alfred Hitchcock was an important director at the time, directing movies like North by Northwest, Vertigo (which Saul also…

Part 2: WWiGD: Saul Bass

This project by Saul Bass is the poster for the movie The Shining. It was created for the workers and cast on the film. It was created in 1978, where he created five different designs. Although you might believe that this was easy and that everyone loved Saul Bass’s work, many of his designs for…

Screen-based Design: Walk on The Wild Side

The opening sequence for “Walk on the Wild Side” is a 2 minute long sequence of a black cat walking. Throughout the two minutes the credits of the movie are rolled. While the cat is moving along the floor very gracefully, he goes in and out of the camera as he goes through, under and…

Fight Club

When looking at movies we often are perplexed by the opening scene of the movie. The opening scene helps to flow us viewers into the movie, and allow us to get a better view of how the movie may be like. The movie who’s title sequence I chose to analyze was, Fight Club (1999). 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…

Tropes in Media: Asian Stereotypes

Asian Americans have been presented in a variety of manners over the past several decades – from bookworms who obsess over their grades, luxury-brand obsessed business moguls, to submissive individuals who are often pushed to the background, Asian-Americans face heavy stereotypes that have become relevant in mainstream media. Despite the array of interpretations, many fail…

Asian Women tropes

From the start of immigration up until now, there have been a various mass media of cliche tropes expressed across multiple mediums for Asian women. The portrayal of Asian Women in the past has made them out to be shy, submissive, and distressed, serving to a male dominant. In recent movies within the past few…

Sin City

Sin City (2005) is a neo-noir crime thriller created and directed by Frank Miller. The film is based heavily on the graphic novel, Sin City (1991), which was also illustrated by Miller and perfectly demonstrates his ability to create dynamic and intense layouts with dark comic art. The mood of the novel is captured so…