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Digital Media Design



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Forget the Film, Watch the Titles

Catch Me If You Can title sequence

Saul Bass title sequence – The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Dawn of the Dead title sequence

Touch Me I'm Going To Scream by Mixtape Club

300 title sequence by yU+Co (

Carnivale title sequence by A52 (

The Walking Dead title sequence by Prologue (

Photo montage, compositing, keyframes:

Nature Boy by Shoot the Boss (Montreal)

Terminal Bar by Stefan Nadelman

Kaleidoscope (1935) by Len Lye

End Scene music video by Steffen Bygebjerg

Dr No (1962) James Bond title sequence by Maurice Binder

Maurice Binder Title Sequences:
Charade (1963)
Arabesque (1966)
Live and Let Die
The Spy Who Loved Me
Licence To Kill

NYTimes Drug Cartels

NYTimes Election coverage



Make It Better by Clim

A History of Scotland by ISO Design

Mercedes-Benz Bas Child by Sehsucht

Flickermood 2.0 by Sebastian Lange


The Girl Effect by Nike Foundation by Curious Pictures

Lotus Knows

Kinetic Typography by Stephen Fry

Refraction—The Alphabet by Jesse Zanzinger

10 Stories Beautifully Told with Animated Typography [VIDEOS]

25 Great typography projects