Nowadays, more than ever, the opening sequences of a movie or TV show are a crucial way of distinguishing them. And with contemporary technology, the sky’s the limit when it comes to creative ingenuity. We bring you the work and words of three of the most talented exponents of the art of modern title design.

Tony Zagoraios – 'Academic and Scientific Excellence' Opening (0:44)

Titles for the Documentary Series: 'Academic and Scientific Excellence'

Tony Zagoraios – THE DEPARTURE (1:25)

Pause Festival 2012 "Future" Screening

Tony Zagoraios – Interview with Tony Zagoraios (6:38)

An IdN Exclusive Video

Tony Zagoraios – Digitized 2012 Opening (2:00)

Title sequence for Digitized 2012 Design Conference

Tony Zagoraios – 1st International Trailer (0:33)

Trailer for 1st International Motion Festival

Physalia Studio – OFFF Pescara & Webfest 2012 Opening Titles (1:54)

Opening for OFFF Pescara

Physalia Studio – Mad MMX Opening (0:37)

Title sequence for the MAD MMX MMX Event

Physalia Studio – Animac 2012 Opening (0:37)

Open title sequence for Animac 2012

Momoco – The Lady Vanishes Opening (0:30)

Title sequence for 'The Lady Vanishes' Movie

Momoco – Ripper Street Opening (0:37)

Title sequences for TV Series: 'Ripper Street'

Momoco – 'Luther' Opening (0:48)

Title Sequence for TV Series: 'Luther'

Momoco – 'Hard Candy' Opening (1:27)

Title Sequence for feature film: 'Hard Candy'

Momoco – 'Great Expectations' Opening (0:45)

Title Sequences for feature film: 'Great Expectations'

Momoco – 'Copelia' Opening (1:47)

Title sequence for film: 'Copelia'

Ivan Chua – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v19n6

2veinte – IdN Video Opening (0:20)

Title Sequence for issue v19n5

LOOMO™ MOTION DESIGN STUDIO – IdN Video Opening (0:20)

Title Sequence for issue v19n4

Jon Noorlander – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v19n3

Andreas Nicolas Fischer – IdN Video Opening (0:16)

Title Sequence for issue v18n6

Artillery – IdN Video Opening (0:32)

Title Sequence for issue v18n5

Nerdo – IdN Video Opening (0:18)

Title Sequence for issue v18n4

Headless – IdN Video Opening (0:18)

Title Sequence for issue v18n1

Patrick Clair – IdN Video Opening (0:18)

Title Sequence for issue v17n6

Plus 1 – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v17n5

Paul Cayrol – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v17n4

Maxime Bruneel – IdN Video Opening (0:20)

Title Sequence for issue v17n2

Enrico Lambiase – IdN Video Opening (0:25)

Title Sequence for issue v17n1

Eli Guerron – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v16n6

Xia Peng – IdN Video Opening (0:15)

Title Sequence for issue v16n5

Fo Pok Yan – IdN 15th Anniversary Opening (0:17)

Title sequence for issue v16n2

Robert Seidel – IdN 15th Anniversary Opening (0:21)

Title sequence for issue v16n1

The Red Is Love – IdN 15th Anniversary Opening (0:17)

Title sequence for issue v15n6

Freestyle Collective – IdN 15th Anniversary Opening (0:17)

Title sequence for issue v15n5

Sam Pauwels – IdN 15th Anniversary Opening (0:15)

Title sequence for issue v15n4

Upper First – SHE (8:37)

OFFF Barcelona 2012 Main Titles

Toxic – Kongsberg Opening Title (1:22)

Brand film and opening sequence for Kongsberg, 2011

Post Panic – Year Zero (6:22)

OFFF Festival 2011 Main Titles

PESLAB – MTV Top 20 (0:59)

Visual numbers that make up the MTV Top 20 ranking

Lore & Jun – Animac Opening (0:53)

Title sequence for Animac Festival 2012

Kultnation – OFFF Barcelona 2011 Partner Titles (2:10)

Title sequences for OFFF

KORB – FITC Toronto 2012 Opening (Cola Version) (1:47)

Title seqience for FITC

KORB – FITC Toronto Opening (1:52)

Title sequence for 2012 FITC

Kinetic Pixel – Lens Politica Film & Media Art Festival Opening (0:27)

Title sequence, 2012

Kinetic Pixel – Helsinki African Film Festival Opening (0:22)

Title sequence for 2012 Helsinki African Film Festival

Kijek/Adamski – Noise Trailer (1:01)

Film inspired by the theoretic work of George Berkeley, 2011

Julien Vallée – OFFF Paris 2012 Sponsors Title (3:01)

Title sequence for sponsors of the OFFF Paris, 2010

Jack Morton – IVCA Award Opening Film 2012 (2:00)

Opening for IVAC (International Visual Communications Association) Awards

HOME de CARAMEL – BLANC 2011 Opening Titles (2:12)

Opening title sequence for the Blanc Festival

HEYHEYHEY – Live Titles Show for Playgrounds International (5:19)

Titles for Playgrounds International Digital Arts Festival 2011

Floris Vos & Menno Fokma – FITC Amsterdam 2012 Opening Titles (3:00)

Opening Sequence for FITC Amsterdam

Floris Vos & Menno Fokma – Moving Storyboard (2:46)

Bumpers for FITC

FEEDMEE – Kurz und Schön 2012 Opening (2:26)

Title Sequence for Kurzundschön film competition, 2012

FEEDMEE – Kurz und Schön 2010 Opening (1:53)

Opening Sequence for Kurzundschön film competition, 2010

Christian Ruud – Brille (0:28)

Opener and show package for the TV show Brille, 2012

Cavan Huang – AIGA GAIN Design for Social Value Conference - Opening Sequence (1:12)

Opening title sequences for the AIGA GAIN Conference, 2012

BUNGALOW – The Making of 'OFFF Bumpers 2011' (1:59)

Opening sequence for OFFF Festival

BUNGALOW – OFFF Bumpers 2011 (0:55)

Opening sequence for OFFF Festival

BUNGALOW – BLANC Festival 2012 Opening (5:21)

Title sequence for 'BLANC Festival 2012'

BUNGALOW – The Making Of 'BLANC Festival 2012' Opening (1:02)

Title sequence for 'BLANC Festival 2012'

Brandly – Adding Myself (2:16)

SBSPlus Network Design Package

Brandly – Spreading Joyfulness (3:39)

JTBC Network Design Package

Brandly – Poop (2:01)

E-channel Network Design Package

Brandly – In to Drama (2:47)

DRAMA CUBE Network Design Package

Brandly – chCGV Network Design Package (1:27)

Network bumpers for chCGV

Awesome Broduction – Behance Portfolio Review Week II Main Title (1:18)

Opening title for the BETurkey Portfolio review, 2012

Awesome Broduction – Behance Portfolio Review Week II Main Title (2:06)

The Making Of

IdN TV – 'Today’s titans of Titling' Trailer (1:30)

IdN TV v20n2: Titling

Tony Zagoraios – IdN TV Opening (0:25)

Title sequence for TV series v20n2: Titling

Physalia – IdN TV Opening (0:30)

Featured sequence for IdN TV: v20n2

Momoco – IdN TV Opening (0:32)

Featured titlling for IdN TV: v20n2

OUCHHH – Under An Alias (6:43)

Projection mapping performance in the German town of Weimar, 2012

OUCHHH – OFFF Istanbul 2011 Opening (2:13)

Title Sequences for OFFF Festival

OUCHHH – Lateral Inhibition (3:18)

3D video mapping performance at Mücsarnok Contemporary Art Museum, 2012

OUCHHH – Behance Portfolio Review Week - Lets Bake Cookies (2:24)

Visual opener for the Behance Portfolio Review Week in Istanbul, 2012

Murat Pak – The Node: Reality Zero (2:10)

A virtual installation including a collection of recurrences, 2011

Murat Pak – Resonance Teaser (0:21)

Teaser for the short film Resonance, 2011

Murat Pak – Pause Fest 2011 ID (0:32)

Opening identity for PauseFest

Murat Pak – Insomnium Titles (3:40)

Main opening title for the short film Insomnium, 2010

Cengiz Bodur – Waiting (2:10)

A collage on waiting.

Steed Taylor – Galloon (1:55)

A Road Tattoo for the Navy Pier, Chicago video short