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Juxtaposing Home and Science in the Opening Titles for 'Manhattan'

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Art of the Title talks to Imaginary Forces' Dan Gregoras, Jeremy Cox and Jon Hassell about their work on the opening title sequence for the period drama Manhattan, which tells the story of the creation of the atomic bomb.

Says Cox, "The concept came out of the idea of diagrammatically showing the juxtapositions between home and science that in Los Alamos. Hundreds of the smartest scientists in the country and their families were all suddenly living together in a city that was built for this sole purpose. We kept on referring to this as a sort of colonization of Mars. In many ways they were creating something out of nothing."

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