|Marry me, Daniel Kleinman (or, Why the Skyfall opening titles are so awesome)|
|Written by Ivan Radford|
|Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:59|
Remember Quantum of Solace? No, neither do I. That's partly because it's an unforgettable, intelligible mess. Even the opening credits, usually an impressive piece of visual design, failed to catch the eye. Why? Because MK12 were behind them. They were competent enough, but something was missing.
That something? Daniel Kleinman. Even since GoldenEye, Kleinman has been king of the Bond credits. Fusing Maurice Binder with his own digital flair, he was the opening title equivalent of David Arnold. Which is why, when he returned to design the Skyfall opening credits, we ended up with this:
Once you've watched, drooled and drafted that email asking Daniel to marry you, read his interview with Neil Alcock over at The Incredible Suit - complete with storyboards and notes for Casino Royale, another Kleinman classic.