I'll Be Gone In The Dark

Main Title for HBO
The series explores one woman’s obsessive search into the world of the Golden State Killer, a predator who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s. Based on the book, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” refers to the words he would say to his victims.





what we did

We created the title sequence that takes the viewer through a distinctively suburban neighborhood, shadow and light sweep through the frames, the audience begins to feel the sinister sense of being watched. The turning corners and light appears through a door ajar, we begin to question whose perspective we are seeing through the eyes of – a violent, unrelenting predator, or the mind of Michelle McNamara herself?

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  • creative director: karin fong

  • designers/animators: merrill hall, henry chang

  • designer: kathy liang

  • editor: lexi gunvaldson

  • design intern: ailis o’reilly

  • design intern: eryn hsu

  • producer: rachael cohen

  • production coordinator: jake kirk