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Friday, April 13, 2012

Kyle Cooper interview on title design: Part 1 & 2

Part 1

Part one of our interview with the acclaimed title designer, art director and filmmaker Kyle Cooper, recorded at the Prologue studios in Venice Beach, California.
Part two, in which Cooper discusses his favorite title sequences, will be online later this year.

Part 2
Part two of our interview with Kyle Cooper. Great insights from the acclaimed title designer and (art) director on the use of typography in three classic main titles that made a big impression on him: The Dead Zone by Wayne Fitzgerald, To Kill A Mockingbird by Stephen Frankfurt and Walk On The Wild Side by Saul Bass.

Cooper, who feels more comfortable designing story-based main titles, talks about what one of his greatest main titles, next to Se7en, his opening en end credits for Dawn of the Dead.

Forget the Film, Watch the Titles is a website dedicated to title sequence design, featuring over 130 title sequences and interviews with designers:

Fifth in a series of video interviews with title designers recorded in L.A. in 2009. See also our interviews with Jamie Caliri, Karin Fong, Garson Yu and Danny Yount on YouTube, Vimeo or on

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