The brief this week is making a rough storyboard for a new title sequence for a film we like. I enjoy «Rear Window» a great deal. I have written theses on this film back in the day and watched it tons of times.
The title sequence functions really well originally. It is just a straight shot of blinds being pulled up one by one, with the credits superimposed on top of the shot.
My idea is to let an imagined lens search across the view and take snapshots of objects and people, intercut with the credits superimposed onto a shot of the photos lying on a desk. The photos show the film’s action but hopefully doesn’t give the whole plot away anyway.
Here is my rough board: