A collection of Movie and TV show title sequences featuring Animation and Motion Design.
Bass’ influence can be seen in the title sequences of films released over more than half a century since – some, such as Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can (2003) even paying direct homage:
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966) designed by Igina Lardani:
The Handmade Aesthetic
Spiderman: Homecoming (2016) end titles combine hand-painted elements with limited animation and motion design techniques:
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TV Show Titles
Over the last few years, lavishly-designed title sequences have become more common in TV series – including photo- and vector diagram-based motion design:
The Last Kingdom‘s titles retain the aesthetic of a moving storyboard, or animatic:
Stylised Live Action
Some examples which incorporate live action footage into a 2D / motion design aesthetic:
Check out the extensive archive of title sequences at Art of the Title.
After Effects Type Tutorials
Handmade effects are always more unique and personal – but sometimes, quick tricks are handy, or can be act as the foundation for more customized motion design. Here are two short tutorials from SonduckFilm with a bunch of techniques (specific to After Effects):