Recognizable just by the gun barrel and man in a suit, director Daniel Kleinman explains what gives the spy movie opening credits that certain flair.

The title sequences of James Bond movies are like no other. First of all they are a lot longer than typical movie title sequences, and they have a certain amount of artistry and narrative rather than just a list of names. But what exactly is it that turns the title sequence into a James Bond title sequence?

In the video interview below, director and co-founder of directing collective Rattling Stick, Daniel Kleinman talks to Watch the Titles about his work on Bond movies. Beginning as a music video director, Kleinman used the medium to practice his craft and test out different techniques. ‘It was like going back to school on somebody else's money,' he says. Now, he uses those skills to do every Bond movie title since Golden Eye.

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