Take a look at the behind-the-scenes in this three-part short video. In part 1, there's some fun location video and photos with Richard, Gina, and Jenny in Freetown. In part 2, you'll see our dedicated team in L.A. animating and hand-tracing over 4,000 frames to create the hybrid live-action and animated look. Lastly, in part 3, we've included some shot breakdowns for several before-and-after comparisons. Enjoy!
This is part one of a production diary that I kept while shooting in Sierra Leone with the awesome director of "Girl Rising," Richard E. Robbins and our very talented producer, Gina Nemirofsky.Read More
We had a great time nerding out with old tape decks for the Young Adult.
In this title sequence the camera goes inside Mavis’ car tape deck, revealing the intricate gears and electronics that make it tick. We needed to get very, very close-up for these shots, and here’s how we did it:Read More
When Jenny and I first watched the rough cut of Cinema Verite there was a point in the film, about two-thirds of the way through, where the screen went black and a white title simply stated, “Broadcast montage here.”Read More
The world isn’t exactly clamoring for a behind-the-scenes look at our brief main title for RJ Cutler's short film, “Fish.” But we’re amused by the process we went through to create it, and think it demonstrates our obsessive desire to make things by hand. Because, you know, it’s more fun that way...Read More
The question we're probably asked most is “how did you do the title sequence for Juno?” So here it is, the complete guide to the making of the Juno title sequence!Read More
( See the title sequence for Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist here )
Here’s a glimpse into the process behind the typography of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Jenny illustrated multiple versions of each title card for this sequence, trying to find the right look for each scene. Here are some examples of the work-in-progress illustrations: