Film: Vertigogo (2022)


Back when I was teaching an undergraduate course, one of my yearly highlights was a screening for students of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho on the big screen. There are many showier reasons for enjoying this film, but I always loved the Saul Bass-designed opening titles – those simple horizontal lines sliding in across the frame with such urgency, while Bernard Herrmann’s score propelled them along. Working with a few simple elements – dots and dashes, lines and ellipses – I set about producing an affectionate fantasia on some Bass-inspired themes for my response to The Kick-About No.49.




10 thoughts on “Film: Vertigogo (2022)

  1. Loved this film, Phil. The music and the images work together so well you cannot imagine any other way it could possible be. Can watch it over and over. 🙂

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