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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

Saul Bass – Title Champ

Set to a bebop jazz beat, this documentary brings to life the extraordinary work of graphic designer Saul Bass, whose groundbreaking title sequences for Hitchcock’s films transformed the art of movie titles. Through interviews with directors such as Martin Scorsese and Guillermo del Toro, this film reveals why Bass is still considered the medium’s greatest Read MoreRead More

Did ‘Vertigo’ Introduce Computer Graphics to Cinema?

  Saul Bass is a much celebrated graphic designer who was responsible for many of the title sequences during the 50s and 60s. For Vertigo, Bass wanted to create perfect mathematically defined spirals and he turned to a computerized gun controller, working with collaborator John Whitney to create what was one of the first computer aided Read MoreRead More

Saul Bass – Main Title Documentary

Ironic that the titles and production value of this documentary are actually terrible, considering that Saul Bass is the most famous title sequence designer. Nonetheless it is a mesmerizing look at some of the best movie title sequences of all time, narrated by Bass himself.Read More

David Fincher: A Film Title Retrospective

Art of the Title interviews David Fincher about his iconic title sequences. Your films are known to feature interesting title sequences — would you say that you’re a fan of titles in general? Absolutely! Obviously, all the Saul Bass stuff is really inspiring to me. I wasn’t so much aware of the people that worked on North by 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