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How to create a James Bond title sequence

Graphic Design, Music Video / Film

Posted by Creative Review, 7 March 2013, 17:10    Permalink    Comments (3)

Director Daniel Kleinman has become the go-to guy when it comes to directing Bond movie title sequences. In this filmed interview he explains the formula for the perfect Bond opener and reflects on his wider career

So what makes for a perfect Bond title sequence? According to Kleinman it's:

Gun barrel +
A narrative element +
Sex +
Humour +
Surprise +
A dash of surrealism +
A long, long boring list of names

 

The film was created by watchthetitles.com, a website specialising in film titles, with work from over 100 designers. More here

 

All of which begs the question, which is the greatest Bond title sequence of all time? Got to be Robert Brownjohn's Goldfinger surely?

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3 Comments

From Russia With Love (also Brownjohn)
no contest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y952TRNBvDw
graham wood
2013-03-07 21:11:59


if there's a formula, than it's time they find someone else.
Maxworth
2013-03-09 19:32:21


The formula applies to them all...
Harriet
2013-03-13 15:10:05


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