Jan-Christopher Horak: Anatomy of Film Design. Lexington, KY: Universit Press of Kentucky, 2014. ISBN 978-0-8131-4718-5
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
3 Interviews |
1 Article |
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My initial thoughts about what a title can do was to set mood and the prime underlying core of the film's story, to express the story in some metaphorical way. I saw the title as a way of conditioning the audience, so that when the film actually began, viewers would already have an emotional resonance with it.
He designed the title sequence in Psycho
(1960) and one of the scenes where Arbogast climbs the stairs to his doom. He also drew up storyboards for the shower scene upon the specific instructions of Hitchcock. However, in interviews with Truffaut, Hitchcock states that he didn't use these because they "weren't right".
Avant-garde title sequences and symbolic posters.