The Art of Film & TV Title Design | Off Book | PBS

The credits are often the first thing we see when we watch a great film or TV show, but the complexity and artistry of title design is rarely discussed. Creators of title sequences are tasked to invent concepts that evoke the core story and themes of the production, and to create a powerful visual experience that pulls the viewer into the film’s world. In this episode we hear the stories of some of the most inventive people working in the field, including the creators of the iconic Mad Men sequence, the hilarious Zombieland opening and “rules” sequences, and the stirring end credits from Blue Valentine.


 


 

 

Featuring:

Peter Frankfurt and Karin Fong, Imaginary Forces
Ben Conrad, Logan
Jim Helton, Blue Valentine

Music by:

Revolution Void: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/revolutionvoid
Reno Project: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/Reno_Project
Mindthings: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/mindthings

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“Insania” by Crajes

INSANIA” es el nombre de la nueva exposición de Crajes. Es su trabajo mas introspectivo y emocional hasta el momento y también el más crítico y directo. Sirviéndose de la figura femenina como símbolo de identidad en la búsqueda del yo; como ser individual y pensante; crean esta serie de óleos y técnicas mixtas. Surge después del despertar de la conciencia individual dentro del colectivo y asimismo de una sociedad en la que el “yo” queda reducido a un punto muerto (desalmado) dentro de una sociedad que necesita peones a los que sacrificar sin que estos se alerten ni protesten.

Light Kinetics, in the loop

Light Kinetics is the last interactive installation of Espadaysantacruz a Madrid based creative studio. In this piece, light is controlled by a physics simulator creating a astonishing effect. A piezo electric sensor situated in the first bulb captures the force of the tap, generating a light particle that moves along the loop. All the shades of the energy are reflected in the trajectory of the light. The system is powered by Unity 3D that simulates the forces that apply to the virtual corpuscle.

Fake Fleck

Photos by Jacek Kolodziejski

Fact Non Fact

Fact non Fact is a project brand by independent designers exploring in industrial design and crafts field. The inspirations from fact + conceptualization by designer’s insights become reinterpreted processes covering fantasy and reality.

Benjamin Kreze

Graphite sculptures by Benjamin Kreze.

iPad Cover by Alexandre Echasseriau

An iPad keyboard and cover, born of a triangulation composed of a leather worker (embosser), a hacker team and conductive ink. The object is born from the desire to incorporate the printed circuit board into the depth of the leather to sustain the electrical connections. With the tattooer Jéremy Lorenzato, we experiment to tattoo the conductive ink is directly in the thickness of the leather. Well actually the manual tattooing has been replaced by a system called Tatoué.

Paint Job

Nico Ordozgoiti le ha dado algo de color a algunas esculturas clásicas que carecían de él.

Jacqueline Klassen

Las preciosas cerámicas hechas por Jacqueline Klassen.

Kehinde Wiley

El artista Kehinde Wiley busca por las calles de ciudades de Estados Unidos, Nigeria o Brasil a sus modelos y los retrata en unos espectaculares cuadros que recuerdan las aristocráticas pinturas europeas de nobles y reyes sumándoles unos fondos brutales.

Monica Esquivel

Los geniales (¿y comestibles?) patrones diseñados e ilustrados por Monica Esquivel.

Jin Nü

Los enigmáticos y solitarios personajes esculpidos por la artista Jin Nü.

WELCOME HOME . Plastic Murs

Today 27th of March is the opening of the group show Welcome Home with the artists Aitch, Amandine Urruty, Duma, Gabi de la Merced, Ivana Flores, Mercedes de Bellard, Saddo, Sara Sanz, Twee Muizen and Vero Navarro.

Wald Plug Lamp

La preciosa lámpara minimalista creada por el estudio de diseño de Los Angeles, Feltmark.

simulacra

A amazing simulacra of nature by Theo Tagholm.

The Reinvention Of Normal

“Go straight off the wall” said his dad and Dominic does just that. The film follows Dominic Wilcox, an artist/inventor/designer, on his quest for new ideas….Transforming the mundane and ordinary into something surprising, wondrous and strangely thought provoking.

Star Wars by Russell Walks

Russell Walks hace sus propias portadas de libros y pósters de Star Wars imitando un montón de estilos distintos. Versiona desde las típicas novelas románticas y se atreve con el característico estilo de los carteles hechos por Saúl Bass.

Michael Tunk

Los collages de Michael Tunk y sus cowboys invisibles.

gbg-8

Game boy + arduino + camera + thermal printer = 8-bit instant photo gun by ::vtol::

The Bucket Board

Once there was trash, now there are skateboards. Shot and directed by Mac Premo.

Earl Sweatshirt . Grief

Hiro Murai se está destacando ya desde hace un tiempo como uno de los mejores directores para vídeos musicales de la escena actual. Esta vez ha usado una cámara térmica pasada a b/n para conseguir este bestial resultado.

Traffic Signs & Jake The Rapper . Cookie Jar

Genial locura de videoclip dirigido por Ben&Julia.

David Lyle

La divertida y cínica obra del artista David Lyle.

Jennifer Townley

Mechanical art sculptures by artist Jennifer Townley.

Éi Kaneko

La obra fragmentada y en blanco y negro del artista japonés Éi Kaneko.

Hypnopompic

Under the inspirational influence of surrealism and classical Raphaelite painting, Hypnopompic reflects on the delicacy of the female figure in synergy with nature, as an ode to the ephemeral beauty and fragility of human beings. The portraits have been made by the artist Rocio Montoya and intervened with the technique of handmade collage, using symbolic elements extracted from old botanical illustrations  and various print magazines.

Ryan Salge

Los increíblemente detallados dibujos con grafito de Ryan Salge.

reflexió by Ramon Carreté

Experimental typographic project that combines the reflection on a mirror with paper letters cut by one of its axes. It results in modular compositions that once photographed suggest 3D images.

Joanna Concejo

Un bonito mundo lleno de fantasía y delicadeza es lo que transmiten las ilustraciones de Joanna Concejo.

Matt Hansel

Algunos cuadros del artista americano Matt Hansel tienen el efecto del Photo Booth (mirror flip) y otros son paredes llenas de cuadros que parecen fotografías de lo bien hechos que están.

Captives #B04 by Quayola

Los chicos de Quayola versionan y modernizan con la ayuda de un robot las esculturas inacabadas (non finito) de Miguel Ángel.