The Story behind Skyfall’s Title Sequence

The Art of the Title interviews Daneil Kleinman, the designer of James Bond’s latest outting as well as covering the history of a franchise which has been consistent in delivery more and more ellaborate title sequecenes. In the last interview before his passing in 1991, longtime Bond titles directorMaurice Binder observed that Bond sequences were the Read MoreRead More

Behind the wheel in Bond film ‘Skyfall’

Better known as ‘The Stig,’ Ben Collins talks about his role as the stunt driver in ‘Skyfall’ and the earlier Bond film ‘Quantum of Solace.’ Known alternately as the Stig from BBC’s “Top Gear,” a stunt driver in such films as “The Dark Knight Rises” and “National Treasure 2,” and a professional race car driver Read MoreRead More

3D Printing Aston Martins for Skyfall

3D Printer and Prototyping company VoxelJet constructed models of James Bond’s legendary (and priceless) Aston Martin that were blown up for a stunt in Skyfall. Innovative 3D printing technology from Augsburg-based voxeljet is on display in the newest James Bond film Skyfall – more specifically in the scene when James Bond’s car explodes in flames. A total of Read MoreRead More

The Sound of Skyfall

The latest installment in the long-running saga based on Ian Fleming’s James Bond character. Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty and Jarhead) brings the audience an entirely new storyline to the Bond character in “Skyfall”. Exploring the sound and music of the film Soundworks talks with Scott Milan (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Greg Russell (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Read MoreRead More

The Making of SKYFALL

James Bond is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with the release of the 23rd feature Skyfall. Since the early days, the Bond franchise has evolved into a highly sophisticated combination of top-of-the-line action, impeccable fashion and luxurious cars and gadgets. To promote the film (which has already broken box office records around the world), the producers created a Read MoreRead More

Roger Deakins Talks about Shooting James Bond Skyfall

Skyfall sees famed cinematographer Roger Deakins ASC. pair up with Sam Mendes in their third cinematic collaboration. Skyfall returns to the Connery days of the James Bond franchise, where nearly every frame would drip with coolness. Martin Campbell’s Casino Royale was a step in the right direction, but it wasn’t until director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins showed up that the series Read MoreRead More

Without “Goldeneye” There Would Be No “Skyfall”

Brian Salisbury draws the line that connects Daniel Craig’s reinterpretation back to the 1995 Bond vehicle: Goldeneye For diehard fans of the James Bond franchise, each and every film is sacrosanct in some small fashion or another. Even those titles that flirt shamelessly with being totally unwatchable will offer at least a kernel of merit for Read MoreRead More

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