Put together to compete in the SXSW Title Design Competition, Ian Albinson has edited a large mix of some of the greatest film and television titles ever made. Slashfilm reports that the websites mission is:
A compendium and leading web resource of film and television title design from around the world. We honor the artists who design excellent title sequences. We discuss and display their work with a desire to foster more of it, via stills and video links, interviews, creator notes, and user comments.
It is a wonderful video, full of amazing titles, many of which I had forgotten about. The song featured is Ghostwriter by RJD2. You can view the video as well as a list of all the titles featured in their order below.
Intolerance, Phantom of the Opera, King Kong, Modern Times, My Man Godfrey, Make Way For Tomorrow, Citizen Kane, The Maltese Falcon, Gun Crazy, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Lady in the Lake, Fallen Angel, The Thing, Singing in the Rain, The Man with the Golden Arm, Anatomy of a Murder, Psycho, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Grand Prix, To Kill A Mockingbird, Dr. No, The Pink Panther, Goldfinger, Dr. Strangelove, Bullitt, Barbarella, Soylent Green, Mean Streets, Star Wars, Saturday Night Fever, Superman, Alien, Raging Bull, The Terminator, Brazil, The Untouchables, Do The Right Thing, Forrest Gump, The Naked Gun, Cape Fear, Reservoir Dogs, Delicatessen, Natural Born Killers, Freaked, Se7en, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Mimic, Donnie Brasco, Mission Impossible, Dawn of the Dead, Fight Club, Catch Me If You Can, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Fall, Casino Royale, Six Feet Under, Carnivale, Dexter, Mad Men, Iron Man, Juno, The Kingdom, Wall•E, Sherlock Holmes, Up In The Air, Zombieland, Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Buried, Robin Hood, Machete, The Social Network, Enter The Void
Alien, Anatomy of a Murder, Barbarella, Brazil, Bullitt, Buried, Cape Fear, Carnivale, Casino Royale, Catch Me If You Can, Citizen Kane, Dawn of the Dead, Delicatessen, Dexter, Do The Right Thing, Donnie Brasco, Dr. No, Dr. Strangelove, Enter The Void, Fallen Angel, Fight Club, Forrest Gump, Freaked, Goldfinger, Grand Prix, Gun Crazy, Ian Albinson, Intolerance, Iron Man, Juno, King Kong, Lady in the Lake, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Machete, mad men, Make Way For Tomorrow, Mean Streets, Mimic, Mission Impossible, Modern Times, My Man Godfrey, Natural Born Killers, North by Northwest, Phantom of the Opera, Psycho, Raging Bull, Reservoir Dogs, Robin Hood, Saturday Night Fever, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Se7en, Sherlock Holmes, Singing in the Rain, Six Feet Under, Soylent Green, Star Wars, Superman, SXSW 2011, The Art Of The Title Sequence, The Fall, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Kingdom, The Maltese Falcon, The Man with the Golden Arm, The Naked Gun, The Pink Panther, The Social Network, The Terminator, The Thing, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Untouchables, Title Design, To Kill A Mockingbird, up in the air, Vertigo, Wall•E, Zombieland
By Yiannis Cove
Yiannis Cove is a student filmmaker from London, England. He loves pretty much everything to do with film and television. This passion started from an early age when he was exposed to old black and white movies from the 40's and 50's on television. Some of his favourite films include Do The Right Thing, The Graduate, Almost Famous and Taxi Driver. His favourite shows are The Wire, Arrested Development, and Breaking Bad.