Intersections: Fast Times in Title Design
Title sequence design is an art form at the nexus of filmmaking, graphic design, and typography. In this talk, Lola Landekić (Editor in Chief of “Art of the Title”) will take you on a journey through title design history and a selection of her personal favorites. Explore the wild and underappreciated world of typography in film titles, how the same idea can be executed in one medium and then, 30 years later, in another; how one designer can chameleon their way through a 40-year career; how typography can be about characters and “character”.
About Lola Landekić
Lola Landekić is an art director, designer and writer, as well as the editor in chief of motion design resource Art of the Title.
Hailing from Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Lola has spent the last decade working in design, film, and journalism, working for newspapers The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star, publishers Random House and HarperCollins, and as the brand lead for OCAD University. She has a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Toronto and a master’s in graphic design from NSCAD University.
She has been building Art of the Title, an online publication dedicated to motion design in film, TV, and beyond, since 2011. Under her leadership, the site has grown from a small blog to a large, internationally known resource with a readership of 100,000 and fans including David Fincher, Ava DuVernay, and Guillermo del Toro.
Lola has taught courses in Communication Design and Typography in Motion at Sheridan College in the York/Sheridan Program in Design and has been a judge for SXSW, The Juno Awards, and The Motion Awards. She has done talks, moderated panels and helmed Q&A events for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, SXSW, AIGA, London College of Communication, Falmouth University, CalArts and others. When she’s not working, you’ll probably find her at the movies.