Produced, edited and scored by me.
Over a period of two weeks, this self-initiated project served as an exploration into the world of title design.
As title sequences are often a concentrated visual metaphor of the script, I needed to creatively restrict myself in order to avoid creatively wandering too much. Thus, the main two restrictions I set to myself were to create everything from scratch (sound included) and to suggest rather than explicitly state the subject.
As soon as I decided on the synopsis above, I started brainstorming ideas. A doctor accused of malpractice is a character that would present a dark side to the smart and educated and grounded personality one would need to become a doctor. Thus, ideas of a dark subconscious that once pushed to the extreme could lead to impulsive and fatal decisions. The "malpractice" side of the synopsis served as a plot device to "break all hell loose" and remove any Dr. House inspired drama. Also, it served as an answer to the question of why wouldn't he just operate if he admired the human body so much. At the same time, making him a doctor meant that I could justify the deep understanding of anatomy and why the actual fascination.
The keywords ended up being: angry red, organic textures, and deep curiosity combined with lack of empathy.
As main techniques for creating the assets, I used a very cheap second hand scanner to create an army of textures that could be further manipulated in After Effects. On top of that, I used a very cheap USB Microscope from eBay to create some macro shots that would serve as abstract cutaways.
The soundtrack was created in Ableton Live.
Thank you for taking your time to scroll through this endless mass of pixels!
You can grab a hold of me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to say hi.
Let me know what you think,