How to create a James Bond title sequence

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

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, 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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