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 |
2 Interviews |
1 Article |
Did You Know?
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.
In 2012, a Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibition on Stanley Kubrick
displayed some of Bass' correspondence with Kubrick while he was designing poster art for The Shining
(1980). As well as showcasing some rejected designs, this revealed that Bass was fond of signing off letters by doodling a fish (a sea-bass) with his own face.
Avant-garde title sequences and symbolic posters.