Kinetic Typography – Live Out Loud

An nice example of the previous post about Kinetic Typography by Johnny Lee.

It’s made in a program written Java by Johnny Chung Lee.

I like this movie (and the one described next) because not the font or colors tell the story, but the movement of the letter. But if I have to choose, I choose ‘Live out loud’

Another nice example of kinetic Typography (I couldn’t find it on youtube):
FightClub by Monchu Chen (you need QuickTime for this movie)


Kinetic Typography

How does a sentence feel, how does it express itself.
Well there’s been a study about this: it’s called Kinetic Typography:

More about Kinetic Typography and the program used for this animation. There are some other examples on this page.


The rich expressiveness of animated type has been explored for decades in film and design, however little has been done to understand it effects and ability to enhance day to day communication. The Kinetic Typography engine is a Java software library created for rendering written content as animated text. Project by Johnny Chung Lee.