Blur Studio Creates Opening Titles for David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
~ A sequence delivering a black on black abstract retelling of the entire Millennium Trilogy.
Blur Studio was tapped by longtime collaborator, director David Fincher, to create the opening title sequence for his highly-anticipated film, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” based on the first story of Stieg Larsson’s Millenium Trilogy. ‘All that I’m asking you to do, is reinvent any expectations of what a title sequence could be,’ was the project’s creative mandate directly from Fincher. With that, Blur co-founder and the title sequence’s creative director Tim Miller began working with Fincher to cull key moments in the Trilogy that would lend themselves to abstract imagery and visual metaphors. Along with that process, the Blur team compiled concept art establishing a high-gloss, black on black, liquefied macabre look that captivates viewers from the first frame.
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