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The Killing main title

Motion Graphics, Entertainment

Working with the show’s executive producer/writer Veena Sud and AMC and Fox Television studios, Sarofsky Corp created this main title sequence for The Killing—a series that centers around the murder of a young girl and the subsequent police investigation. The story is presented from the perspective of a female detective in a moody, wet Seattle and multiple environments are seen through the foggy, rain-saturated windows of her car. The tonality reflects the haunting allure of the series through erratic and fast moving cuts to images of dead bodies and provides an introduction to the setting and the inner workings of the detective’s mind. The project was shot on location in Seattle using a RED One and the lighting effects were integrated into the footage.

Erin Sarofsky, director; Mike Ozier, director of photography; Lindsay Daniels, lead designer/co-director; Gene Park, senior designer; Aaron Kemnitzer/Nik Braatz, designers; Louise Krakower, executive producer; Rachel Steele, head of production; Halley Bonoma, production manager; Eugene Mazzola, line producer; Josh Bodnar, editor; Matt Crnich, VFX director; Chris Ryan, compositor; We Fell to Earth, music. ...