Art of the Title

Here is a great site where you can watch intro title sequences for feature films. Get ready to be inspired!

http://artofthetitle.com/

Be sure to check out our forum for other inspirational links or post some of our own.
http://www.videocopilot.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=12

POSTED:
6 years ago
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72 Comments

I adore this site. They recently did an awesome piece about the Dexter titles.
Salman Shah
5 years ago
Thanks andrew it is a gift 4 me from u
305U
6 years ago
thanks for the heads up
I watch movies just for the titles LOL
and I know "UFC countdown Special" uses Video Copilot elements
for their intro!!
6 years ago
Dear Andrew Kramer,

I know this goes against your rules (sorry).. but it would be so incredibly awesome if you could make a tutorial or some kind of "behind the scenes" in the creation of the Fringe title... every time i watch that i get chills. I think that the demographics that are attracted to this website and your sick tutorials are the same people that love that show and the work put into it.
That show inspired me to look into products like After Effect tutorials, which brought me here.. I'm kinda new to your website but it's now my homepage, I've see tutorials 1-58 and I'm planning on buying your 10 pack bundle, just once i get my next pay check... haha.

PS. Just so i don't look like a complete retard.. iMDB says Andrew Kramer is the main guy behind the Fringe title.. so I'm guessing your that A.K. .. if oddly not I'm sure with your skill you could recreate it.
6 years ago
The Titleanimation of Dawn of the Dead would be a good tutorial challenge :)

I have no real clue, how to reproduce this liquid blood looking type just in AE...

In 3d(Realflow,Maya) yes, but just in AE ?
Sebastian
6 years ago
Hey man some of these tutorials can't be shortcuts like this
I mean I'm not sayin its bad im just sayin you need to slow down and go more in depth so we understand it and get it right o_o'' cause Ive watched this sucker 5 times and I can't get a shadow casted at all!
Bobb
6 years ago
So Cool. Thank Kramer.
Ian
6 years ago
Actually, that's near the top of my list.
The guy who designed and animated it contacted me a while ago, and I'm working with him on materials for the post.
6 years ago
don't forget the iRobot intro...
J@Rosales
6 years ago
Nice Link, Thank You
Sebi
6 years ago
thanks :)
6 years ago
Thanks to u! Great stuff.... 5+
Ian
6 years ago
@ Matt in MO.

It's on our master "to-do" list, but I'm not sure when we'll cover it. It's a nice sequence though.
Matt in MO.
6 years ago
I'm surprised they don't have this on there.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vsm9g316h6Y
hani
6 years ago
woow .. thats too great.
thank u sir .
Ian
6 years ago
@ Daniel Silva

Thanks for the offer. We're solid for the moment, but after the explosion of viewership from Andrew's post here, who knows what will happen!
Ian
6 years ago
@MattyBurrs

The Lord of War sequence was created by L'E.S.T., who also produced a number of VFX shots for the film.

http://www.est-trucages.fr/en/index.html

We're hoping to cover that sequence soon.
6 years ago
Excellent source of inspiration, Thank you very much!
Daniel Silva
6 years ago
Ian,

I love your site. If you ever need help posting some updates I'd be more than glad to help you.

I'm very passionate about filmmaking and motion graphics so this site is nothing but joy for me to browse.
MattyBurrs
6 years ago
Thanks for the site link. One that is not on there that I wish I knew more about is the Opening credits to Lord of War. Anyone know who produced it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4jMzKxYB74

Thanks.
David
6 years ago
Iron Man, 300 and Stranger Than Fiction are the coolest.
Ian
6 years ago
Thanks, and right back at you. Been a fan of this place for a while now.

I just love the cyclical idea of inspiring people with your work here, having them visit and become even more excited at Art of the Title, then creating the piece and submitting it to Art of the Title, which then brings folks back here!
6 years ago
Its amazing, my favorite secuences is Lemoly Snicket, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Iron Man, Vertigo, The Fight Club and Casino Royale.

Thanks Andrew For the Web.

Greetings for Venezuela.
WilliamBlacke
6 years ago
Cool :))) Thanks !!!
James
6 years ago
Hey Andrew!!!Thanx a lot for your work....I am very much inspired by you...A small request...
Could you just teach us how you made the promos of all of our prducts...you have taught that for us only for the designer sound fx....could u do that even for the rest of the products...especially THE BULLET and EVOLUTION....their promos are really really awesome.....waiting most eagerly for those...plz plz do that for us....thanks a lot in advance....
Junaid Khatri
6 years ago
cooollllll dude........ thanks...
6 years ago
Hey Ian,
Great site, keep up the nice work.
6 years ago
The greatest title sequence ever is the one in Ghost in the Shell 2:Innocence, hands down!
Though the actual text is presented in a rather simple way, the sequence is unbelievably intense and artistic, as is the whole movie.
6 years ago
woh-ooh!thanks boss!I llllllllllove it!
Matt in MO.
6 years ago
You should totally try to do a stranger than fiction type effect... oh wait. you did... it was called 3D Shadows haha. Awesomeness!
Ian
6 years ago
Thought I'd post a thank you to Andrew and VideoCopilot, as well as everyone else who has commented about the Art of the Title site I run. I'm glad you're enjoying it.

My goal with the site is commentary and discussion on a broad range of title designs for film and television, with a focus on quality, not quantity.
(The site requires the latest version of QuickTime from Apple)

Suggestions and feedback are most welcome.
Felix
6 years ago
The 300 Credits is the best I've ever seen.
6 years ago
Andrew, This is a cool site. I've been following it for a few weeks and have added to my inspiration list. I was planning on mentioning it on my blog but you beat me to it damn it.
Jay
6 years ago
very very cool. thanks for posting.
Lyndon
6 years ago
@ Kramer

Now i know for a fact you liked El Don, if for some strange reason you didn't see it you probably should.
Joe Avino
6 years ago
Looks like a cool site. I've always been interested in the art of titling. Some of the recent Spidermans have had some interesting titles.
6 years ago
Yeah - yeah, the title sequence "Stranger Than Fiction [2006]" inspire me to look closer on pendulum expression =). Must to create something in this style.
6 years ago
That awesome site I've always looking for! Thanks!!
Pete Valcanas
6 years ago
Thanks for the link A.K., some very sweet stuff there!
Did you ever watch Sisters? That movie scared the crap out of me when I saw it 35 years ago.
I like the end titles for "Iron Man" and "Stranger then fiction" and I like the way they did "We're here to help"!

Pete
Dustin James
6 years ago
Stranger than fictions beginning sequence is the reason I was sucked into the movie...
Langalot
6 years ago
So cool. Also check out the following:

http://mmbase.submarinechannel.com/titlesequences/index.jsp

There's so much good stuff out there.
Konradzik
6 years ago
Cool and helpful, I added to my favorites:)

Thanks Andrew
dailydolores
6 years ago
more film titles worth watching:
http://mmbase.submarinechannel.com/titlesequences/
Copilotfan
6 years ago
awesome, but i think we would be interested more in how to make similar effects as in the movie (The mummy3)Some tips Andrew?
6 years ago
Hi Andrew,
thx for the tipp. It´s really a nice archiv for inspiration.

cheers
tommie12P(Thorsten Miess)
6 years ago
great site, thanks for posting
loopz321
6 years ago
^_<
6 years ago
WOW
Nice Titles
Thanks andrew ;)
http://After-Effects.Blogfa.Com
JohnnyB
6 years ago
That's Cool. Apparently the people that did El Don [2008] on there are big costomers of Video Copilot. lol
Steve
6 years ago
Great site.

Also I really like the end of the Bourne movies. (Mostly Identity) It's a very simple, yet an effective effect.
6 years ago
Congrats for new website and all da luck!!!...keep up the amazing work Andrew and team!!!
Ram
6 years ago
Nice.. thanks for sharing :)
6 years ago
Love the shoot-em up stuff!
6 years ago
i like "The Kingdom's" title sequence its cool
unfiltered
6 years ago
They don't have it listed, but the closing credits for Shoot 'Em Up are fantastic!

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3whik_shoot-em-up-closing-credits_tech
6 years ago
Nice site, thanks for the link. We actually just put a spot together based on the 2004 Dawn of the Dead Opening editing treatment for our local Football team. Opening film sequences have always been great. One of my favorites is the opening to Fight Club. Great Sequence!!
6 years ago
Great stuff. Thanks!
Los Angel
6 years ago
COLLLL!!!!
Thanks Andrew
6 years ago
looks cool!! Great stuff
6 years ago
Thanks Andrew, this is exactly what I was thinking to write you about and you just linked me to it.

Thanks,

Angel
sh
6 years ago
Awesome site! Gotta show us how to do a few of these, Andrew ;)
ömer tatlisoz
6 years ago
hohoho... nnice graphic design:)
Jesse
6 years ago
Looks like the title sequence from "El Don" (about 1/3 of the way down the page) might have used some Riot Gear elements. There's some ink splatter effects in there too...every now and then I see something that makes me wonder just how many people are watching Andrew's tutorials. Either way, it's still pretty awesome.
Greg
6 years ago
The Stranger Than Fiction effects are along the same design as the sequence in Fight Club in Edward Norton's apartment. I always liked that effect.

Thanks for yet another point of inspiration.
Jefuhfuh
6 years ago
Lol. Stranger than Fiction and Dawn of the Dead.. <3

I never noticed the effects until now. Pretty awesome.

Thanks Andrew!
Spike
6 years ago
thanks but what i wanna know is if you really DO work for the FOX Show Fringe? :D
Some Guy
6 years ago
Wow! Great link, thanks.
6 years ago
TKS a lot :D
Carlos Sepulveda
6 years ago
Thanks dude, ready to be inspired
Your site is the best, an you are the king of AE

Thanks for all from Chile
bANKS
6 years ago
Cool Thanks.
HARY
6 years ago
Ow Great !!

Thanks
Ben lamont
6 years ago
nice looks cool!!
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