Toronto, Mexico City & Tel Aviv: 3 Stops, 3 Directors!

Events • November 07, 2018

Our Creative Directors have the privilege of traveling to many places around the world: to film, to meet with fellow industry leaders, and to present their personal learnings and experiences. Read up on the latest:

Karin Fong at AGI Mexico City
September 24 - 29

A little background on this particular event: The Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), as its name suggests, is a... Continue Reading →

4 Steps to Civic Engagement: Designers, It's Easy to Get Involved!

Events • October 26, 2018

Speaking to a class he used to teach at Otis College of Art & Design, Imaginary Forces Co-Founder Chip Houghton explained how graphic designers and creative studios can involve themselves in civic engagement. Chip was welcomed by Otis professor and longtime colleague Kathleen Milnes, and spoke about several IF projects aimed at making a positive change. Here are his... Continue Reading →

New York Comic Con 2018 Edition!

Events • October 09, 2018

New York Comic Con 2018 has come and gone! We love the excitement all the fans bring just as much as all the new titles and trends. Here’s a breakdown of what we saw at this year’s fest.

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From Netflix’s She-Ra to Disney’s Marvel Rising, there are a ton of new female-forward shows hitting the screen in 2019. We couldn’t be more excited to see a trend to empower women of all... Continue Reading →

Creative Arts Emmys 2018!

Events • September 13, 2018

We are excited to announce that the Counterpart Main Title brought home the Emmy for Outstanding Title Design! With such amazing nominees this year it is an honor to be recognized. We are so proud of Karin Fong + the entire team, a big thank you to everyone who was involved in making it happen!

Emmy Winning Counterpart Team: Jake Ferguson, Kiyoon Nam, Nathan Lee, Karin Fong, Zach Kilroy, Filipe Carvalho,... Continue Reading →

2018 AIGA Medalist, Karin Fong

Events • April 24, 2018

This past week our team celebrated at the 2018 AIGA Gala in New York City, to honor a lifetime achievement award for our Director Karin Fong. She was recognized with the 2018 AIGA Medal for her groundbreaking work and mastery in the field of visual storytelling as a motion graphics designer and director for more than twenty years at Imaginary Forces.

To celebrate @Dress Code NYC created this short video... Continue Reading →

IF Heads to CNN Atlanta

Events • April 05, 2018

Fact are facts. They aren't colored by emotion or bias. They are indisputable. There is no alternative to a fact. Facts explain thins. What they are, how they happened. Facts are not interpretations. Once facts are established, opinions can be formed. And while opinions matter, they don't change the facts. That's why, at CNN, we start with the facts first." #FactsFirst

Our team at Imaginary... Continue Reading →

Michelle Dougherty at OFFF CDMX!

Events • October 26, 2017

After landing in Mexico City, there were some last minute adjustments to be made to my presentation coming off of a busy week in New York for the News and Documentary Emmys. I was up a bit late the night before putting the finishing touches on everything!

When we got to the hall the day of my talk, it was absolutely gorgeous. It was designed and painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros. A fresco muralist and... Continue Reading →

Creative Arts Emmys 2017!

Events • September 11, 2017

We are proud to announce that the Stranger Things Main Title brought home the Emmy for Outstanding Title Design! Congratulations and a big thank you to everyone who was a part of making this happen. This past week has been an exciting one here at IF and we’re taking you behind the scenes.

To commence the Emmy week, Michelle Dougherty joined Ellen Kahn, Lynda Kahn, Patrick Clair & Kyle Cooper for a panel... Continue Reading →

PromaxBDA 2017: Title Design Masterclass

Events • June 07, 2017

Catch us TODAY,Wednesday, June 7th for the "Title Design Masterclass" talk at 3:45 PM PST, co-sponsored by the Television Academy. Alan Williams will be representing IF and talking about how his vision for Anne with an "E" became a reality. He will be speaking amongst some other talented directors, each sharingtheir process and vision.

"Title designers capture the... Continue Reading →

Sounding OFFF! With Karin and Michelle

Events • April 24, 2017

Directors Michelle Dougherty and Karin Fong traveled 5,995 miles to Spain to speak about their main title work at OFFF Barcelona, a three day design festival celebrating innovation and artistry. ‘New Senses’ was the theme this year, marking its seventeenth run as a festival and Michelle and Karin both found themselves completely immersed in inspiration. With the magnificent backdrop of Barcelona... Continue Reading →

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