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Who Directed the PSYCHO Shower Scene?

Vashi Nedomanski examines the shower scene from Psycho, comparing it to the storyboards by Saul Bass. Both Bass and Hitchcock claim to have directed this scene – compare the final shots and storyboard and decide for yourself. The collaboration between Saul Bass and Alfred Hitchcock started with the the famous title sequences for Vertigo and Read MoreRead More

A History Of The Title Sequence

Jurjen Versteeg designed this video as a possible title sequence for a fictitious documentary, this film shows a history of the title sequence in a nutshell. The sequence includes all the names of title designers who had a revolutionary impact on the history and evolution of the title sequence. The names of the title designers all refer to specific characteristics of the revolutionary titles that they designed.Read More

Hitchcock’s Storyboards from 13 Classic Films

Hitchcock was known for his extensive storyboarding down to the finest detail of production. He was reported to have never even bothered looking through the viewfinder, since he didn’t need to do so. Looking at his storyboards versus the finial film it’s safe to say that is a vast overstatement.Read More

Is Hitchcock’s reputation deserved?

The following article appeared in The Spectator May 10th 1997. Is Hitchcock’s reputation deserved? No, says Michael Harrington. He was a light entertainer of great professional skill but no ‘genius’ Alfred Hitchcock’s reputation is a mystery worthy of the old showman himself. When his film Vertigo was re-released two weeks ago, it was greeted by Read MoreRead More

Horror Filmmaking: Understanding Your Own Fear for Fun and Profit

by Devin Watson Horror is transgressive art. It seeks to show the darker side of human nature in all its ugliness. Using the medium of film, we explore themes that are considered off-limits to other genres. Our explorations of the dark underbelly of life can give the audience a cathartic experience as well as us, Read MoreRead More