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23 DECEMBER 2015
MAIN TITLES DESIGNER DANIEL KLEINMAN

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2015-12-23
A celebration of the talented British director and main titles designer Daniel Kleinman, member of the 'James Bond family' since 1995.

With this special page, From Sweden with Love would like to celebrate Daniel Kleinman on his birthday.

"Dear Daniel, happy birthday and keep up the great work."

About Daniel Kleinman:
Daniel Kleinman (born 1955 in England) is recognised as one of advertising’s most established directors. He has been widely acknowledged as the most awarded commercial director in the world and has collected many of the industry’s highest accolades. He is equally acclaimed in the US and was recently voted commercial director of the decade.

After Hornsey Art School, Daniel went on to work as an illustrator, also collaborating on storyboards with directors working in the emerging music video industry leading to his first music video in 1983.

Daniel pioneered the use of special effects in post-production over the course of directing more than 100 videos in the 80s. From the 90s Daniel has concentrated on advertising. Daniel has also directed TV drama and was BAFTA nominated and won the rose at Montreux. He has also taken over the mantle from Maurice Binder creating the title sequences for the James Bond films.

In 2006 Daniel founded Rattling Stick. In 2012, the company was awarded UK’s No1 Production Company for the fourth time in five years.

Daniel Kleinman returns for the seventh time to the James Bond franchise as designer of the main titles for SPECTRE (2015).

Daniel Kleinman's James Bond credits:
1995: GoldenEye (1995) (main titles designer)
1997: Tomorrow Never Dies (main titles designer)
1999: The World Is Not Enough (main titles designer)
2002: Die Another Day (main titles designer)
2006: Casino Royale (main titles designer)
2012: Skyfall (2012) (main titles designer)

Photo above:
Daniel Kleinman at the Skyfall premiere in London, October 23, 2012. © Sascha Braun Photography. All rights reserved.

For more information about Daniel Kleinman, check out his profile on IMDB:
www.imdb.com/name/nm0459110/
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