Al Boardman (one of the folks behind the 9 Squares project), has shared his compilation of typographic explorations for the 36 Days of Type Project.
FITC Toronto 2016 Titles
If you only watch one video today, make it this one.
Seductive death machines: Making “The Night Manager” titles with Patrick Clair
"We had to seduce the audience, to make the weapons feel beautiful and rarefied... as the horrible truth of these objects becomes apparent in the… Read more
Boomerang Mono: The collaborative birth of an animated typeface
"Basically, I wanted the effect of a mad room full of drum machines doing a call and response drum off!" We interview motion designer Andrew… Read more
Down The Rabbit Hole
"Down the Rabbit Hole" is a psychedelic odyssey that blends 2D and 3D techniques in a series of delightfully surprising moments.
A wild, animated ride through Portland’s food, drink and culture
CRCR's "Travel Portland" spots are swirling masterpieces of typography, cel animation and mixed media filmmaking.
Crimson Peak Main Titles
The meticulously crafted, 100% CG sequence for "Crimson Peak" will sweep you away to another world.
Nicolas Menard: CompHealth “Locum Tenens”
These days, explainer-style videos are a dime a dozen. It’s rare to come across one that stands out. When you add to that the “excitement”… Read more
DEmark 2015 Opening Titles
Nord Collective’s quirky titles for the DEmark 2015 titles feature a literal interpretation of the event’s theme, “Touch of Design.” Combining a custom tailored typeface… Read more
True Detective Season 2 Main Titles
Director Patrick Clair, Lead Animator/Compositor Raoul Marks and the rest of the team at Elastic strike again for HBO’s True Detective. The title sequence for the first… Read more
How a husband and wife team took a startup from brand to product launch
What makes “IMANDRA” a fascinating case study in the world of explainer videos is not its intricately detailed but elegant animation (although that’s very nice),… Read more
In-Depth: Making the Best of Motionographer with Aran Quinn and Mill+
With the word “motion” emblazoned in white block letters on its back, a blue, muscle-bound creature deadlifts a barbell and turns to face the camera,… Read more
Golden Wolf proves you can’t go wrong with cats for Offset 2015
For the Offset 2015 conference title sequence, Golden Wolf put all their chips on the internet’s only sure bet: cats. Lots and lots of cats.… Read more
Crafting graphics for the Oscars: An interview with Henry Hobson
Like people who tune into the Super Bowl just to watch the ads, I turn on the Oscars just to watch the graphics. The opening… Read more
Buck builds a “Factory” of hand-made type for Facebook
Buck’s “Factory” for Facbeook is a masterclass in live action motion design and typography. After cleaning out their local art supply store, the team got… Read more
Superteam proves power of collaboration in title sequence for FITC Tokyo
To kick off the FITC Tokyo 2015 conference, a superteam of artists working around the world (and sometimes around the clock) created a sublimely glitchy… Read more
Bullies, opera and typography: Sounds like a job for Giant Ant
The Vancouver Opera and librettist Shane Koyczan invited Giant Ant to collaborate on “Stickboy”, a new opera that tackles the psychological effects of bullying. We had… Read more