Visual Communication students can find several titles and databases in the Visual Resources Centre which are relevant to your course, including:
DVDs: The Library has a collection of over 2000 DVD titles, including documentaries on all aspects of art and design, as well as feature films. The following titles are particularly relevant for the VISCOM curriculum:
Titles about graphic design and typography
Feature films with title sequences by famous designers such as Saul Bass:
ARTstor: A vast collection of over one million digital images of all periods of art and design. You can find the NCAD guide to using ARTstor here.
Have you ever wanted to see a film’s title sequence over and over again, just to enjoy the fabulous graphic design and the anticipation of what is to come? “Artofthetitle” is a blog that allows one to do just that. They describe themselves as “A compendium and leading web resource of film and television title design from around the world”. You can view many great title sequences, read interviews with the film directors and graphic designers who created them, and be kept up to date with film news. A great resource for all you graphic designers out there…