Wednesday Inspiration: Animated Features Typography
Who doesn’t like the playful types introducing a Disney classic, a wacky South Park musical, the latest Tim Burton extravaganza or the Pixar array of cuddly characters? As you sit there, filled with expectation, what do the types tell you, besides conveying a piece of information, of course? Are they as important to the production as the types in the titles of stages musicals, for instance, or just an extension of other design elements?
As we reminisce about the past and… the present, we slalom through animated features which made/make history. But did they make an impact in typography too? Or they simply do their job without stealing the thunder? That’s for you to decide. We can only hope these examples will inspire you in your future animated projects. Here we go: