HBO “Westworld” Main Titles

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Elastic and Patrick Clair crafted another opening credits masterpiece, this time for HBO’s highly regarded “Westworld” series.

The show takes place in a vast theme park populated by artificially intelligent androids that are indistinguishable from humans. The 100% CG title sequence uses 3D printing aesthetics as a metaphor for the issues of identity, authenticity and free will.

Created by created by Jonathan Nolan (brother of Christopher) and Lisa Joy, “Westworld” debuted on HBO on October 2nd, 2016.

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From the creator:

Client: HBO

Director: Patrick Clair 
Lead Animator / Compositor: Raoul Marks
Design & Visual Research: Paul Kim, Jeff Han, Felix Soletic, Maxx Burman, Henry DeLeon, Dan Alexandru.
Storyboard Artist: Lance Slaton
Lighter: Shamus Johnson
Animator / Compositor: Yongsub Song
Head of CG: Kirk Shintani   
3D Artists: Jose Limon Jessica Hurst, Dustin Mellum, Rie Ito, Joe Paniagua, Mike Kash, Ken Bishop
3D Rigging: Josh Dyer 
Reference Photography: David Do
Producer: Ben Foster
Supervising Producer: Carol Salek
Head of Production: Kim Christensen 
Managing Partner: Jennifer Sofio Hall

Special Thanks to Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, Bruce Dunn, Mark Hoerr, Stephen Semel, Athena Wickham, Roberto Patino and HBO.

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  • walshy4president

    Loved this. Reminded me a lot of the All Is Full of Love music video by Chris Cunningham.