UW Student Work

Opening Title major brief for 'Opening Sequence for TV and Cinema' module.
(2011, University of Worcester)

The purpose was to create an effective and dynamic opening title for Akira Kurosawa's classic masterpiece, 'Yojimbo' (1961).

STORY: Yojimbo, who is a nameless masterless samurai, portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, arrives in a small town where two corrupt factions (or bandits) are fighting each other for control.

Softwares: After Effects and Photoshop (to paint the images)

Used digital paintings with various sky/cloud video footages.

Music: Audiomachine - Out of Time (drum version)

Direction, Design, Character animation, Editing, 2D digital paintings by Balazs Pakozdi

Enjoy! And thanks for watching!

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