Often unnoticed, movie titles are (usually) a lost art. The Art Of The Title Sequence aims to give movie titles and their creators the credit they deserve.
With in-depth interviews with producers, directors, title-designers, animators and the such, Art Of The Title Sequence shines a light on many nuances of often overlooked — but necessary — pieces of movie greatness. Giving insight into otherwise unknown tidbits of information, you can learn a lot about the process and thought that goes into these works of art. Opening sequences have suddenly become more than just a few lonely text blocks fading in and out of the first few minutes – these featurettes are becoming epic novellas that tell their own story and give a peek into the upcoming motion picture you are about to witness.
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Unfortunately, they do little to illustrate what would happen if Saul Bass were to design the opening credits of Star Wars. Luckily, I have the elite resources these people do not (read: YouTube) and I diligently searched for something for you. So without further adieu, I present to you…