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Nina Saxon Design Creates Opening Title Credits Sequence for New Angelina Jolie Film, “SALT”

Santa Monica, CA, July 21, 2010 — Nina Saxon Design, one of the entertainment industry’s leading design production studios, has completed the main and end titles for the upcoming Columbia Pictures’ action/thriller, “Salt,â€? starring Angelina Jolie.

Director Phillip Noyce said, “Working on the ‘Salt’ opening credits with Nina Saxon was a pleasure. She has a keen visual sense and deft creative insights. Nina understood the story we were telling, and found a way to express the duality of the film’s main character, in a bold and graphic style that sets the tone for everything to come.”

Nina Saxon, widely acknowledged for close to 30 years as one of Hollywood’s most accomplished and successful title designers, adds, “I enjoyed working once again with Phillip on ‘Salt.’ He is creative, secure in his choices, and has a wonderful ability to articulate his vision. I see my work as a moving introduction to the film, and representative of the ambiguity inherent within its story.�


Founded by Nina Saxon in l981 in Santa Monica, CA, Nina Saxon Design is one of the entertainment industry’s leading design production studios for feature film and television projects. The New York Times has cited Nina Saxon, an Emmy Award winner, as “One of the most sought-after designers in the entertainment business.�

In addition to its work in the overall development, creation and production of motion picture and television main and end titles, title sequences, and animated motion graphic logos for entertainment production companies, Nina Saxon Design also acts to oversee title design budgets, art direction, and the post-production process behind those titles and sequences. The company also serves as liaison between the title design process with each project’s producers, directors and editors, as well as between studio post-production supervisors, executives and legal departments.

Nina Saxon Design has contributed over 300 feature film main titles, including “The Departed,� “Dear John,� “Music and Lyrics,� “Cider House Rules,� “The Fugitive,� “Forrest Gump,� “Beauty and the Beast,� “The Princess Diaries,� “Stepmom,� “The Little Mermaid,� “The Hunt for Red October,� “Primary Colors,� “Mrs. Doubtfire,� “Contact,� “Die Hard 2,� ““Rush Hour,� “Romancing the Stone,� “Snakes on a Plane,� “Scooby Doo,� “Big Momma’s House 1 & 2,� and the entire “Back to the Future� trilogy.

In addition to the upcoming film “The Rum Diary,� starring Johnny Depp, other recent Nina Saxon Design projects have included “The Yellow Handkerchief� for Arthur Cohen, “Have You Heard About The Morgans,� “Hachi, A Dog’s Tale� (working with Lasse Hallstrom), “The Jane Austen Book Club� (for client Robin Swicord, who was also the screenwriter for “Memoirs of a Geisha�), “What Just Happened?� (for director Barry Levinson, following Saxon’s earlier work with Levinson on “Tin Men� and “Disclosure�), and “Soul Man� (for client David Friendly, with whom Saxon also worked on “Big Momma’s House 1 & 2�).

In the area of television programs, Nina Saxon Design has produced main titles for such hits as “Notes from the Underbelly,� “Life With Bonnie,� “Picket Fences,� HBO’s “Something the Lord Made,� HBO’s “61*,� “Early Edition,� “Fantasy Island,� and “Wings.�

For its entertainment production company clients, Nina Saxon Design first produces corporate logos for print, and then translates these new logos into animated motion graphics for the screen. The company’s corporate clients have included: Stephen Bochco, Alcon Entertainment, Interscope/Polygram Entertainment, Josephson Entertainment, Grub Street Productions, and HSI Entertainment.

Nina Saxon Design is located at 930 20th St, # 5, Santa Monica, CA, 90302; telephone: 310/453-7044. Saxon’s credits can be seen on IMDB: The International Movie Data Base. She can be reached at

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