As I was admiring Struzan’s work of art, I wondered what the opening titles to this terrifying new television show might look like… so I animated a spec title sequence using artwork ripped from the pages of the comic, originally illustrated by Charlie Adlard and Tony Moore.
Here’s Kanemoto geekspeak for how he created the opening title sequence:
I animated this all in AfterEffects, setting up all the various layers of artwork in 3D space. I suppose you’d call this 2-and-a-half-D? I was always a big fan of Ub Iwerks and his pioneering multi-plane camera — I learned how to program camera moves on a giant motion-controlled Oxberry camera stand in back in animation school.
Check it out below and tell me it doesnt blow you away!