Film History

100 Years of Universal Pictures Logo in 1 Minute and 23 Seconds.

May 8th marks the 100th anniversary of Universal Pictures. The montage below shows the way the logo (which is shown at the beginning of every motion picture Universal creates) has changed. The clip ends with the latest incarnation of the animated logo which was created by Weta Digital.

In addition to this clip, if you are a fan of film, the movies, cinema, the talkies, or what ever else they have been called over the last 100 years, do yourself a favor and check out the excellent experience at Universal’s 100th Anniversary website. It is worth your time.


I Want You To Go Ape at “Film on Paper”.

This morning, in my in-box I had a link to a really wonderful movie poster site that launched earlier this year.

Two years in the making “Film on Paper” is an archive of film posters that is a huge resource for anyone in the design or film industry. Actually the site is wonderful resource for anyone, especially those of us interested in things like film, design, illustration, or the film industry. If you have time, check it out. The site offers really nice images of the posters, and quite a bit of information about the film, and the poster itself.