When Words Come To Life: Some Beautiful Examples Of Kinetic Typography

The best opening titles and other screen titles are beautiful works of art — but sometimes, text can be more than just an ornament. Sometimes, text can spring into action, conveying concepts and delighting the eye with its brilliant action. Welcome to the universe of kinetic typography.

Opening titles from North by Northwest (1959)

Psycho’s opening credits, 1960

The famous Duck and cover message from a Cold Era public service announcement, visualized

Pulp Fiction (1994)

8 Rules of Fight Club, from Fight Club (1999)

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V introduces himself to Evy in V for Vendetta (2005)

The fighting scene monologue from Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

A one-minute animation for Jet: Are You Gonna Be My Girl

The Perfect Cup of Tea, an excerpt from a 1946 essay about his 11 golden rules of tea perfection, by George Orwell, visualized

The Most Astounding Fact About The Universe, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Fermi Paradox

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