Can you escape the template of your destiny? That was the question posed by Justin Marks, show runner of the STARZ new thriller Counterpart. We answered with a title sequence that merges the game of Go with the motifs of Cold War Berlin, all wrapped in the enigma of a parallel world.

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Director:  Karin Fong
Production Designer: Karin Fong
Additional Credits: Lead animator / designer: Jake Ferguson, Editor: Zach Kilroy, Animator / Compositor: Kiyoon Nam, Designer: Filipe Carvalho, Designer: Nathan Lee, Flame Artist: Rod Basham, Additional Visual Research: Wes Yang, Additional Visual Research: David Orwasky, Producer: Maggie Robinson, Head of Production: Franceska Bucci


Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year:  2018
Genre:  Television Show
Screening Section: Title Design Competition
Screening Category: Title Sequence
Country: United States
Runtime: 01:22 mins