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Shock and Awe title sequence

Contributed by james millner on Feb 15th, 2015. Artwork published in .
    Shock and Awe title sequence 1
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.

    In the BBC television series Shock and Awe — The Story of Electricity, Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of electricity. The title sequence animates a font — Harrington — that’s widely used outside the design world, due to being bundled with Microsoft Office, but making its first appearance here on Fonts In Use.

    The titles and multi-plane graphic sequences during the shows are credited to Harvey House Films

    Shock and Awe title sequence 2
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Shock and Awe title sequence 3
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Shock and Awe title sequence 4
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Shock and Awe title sequence 5
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Shock and Awe title sequence 6
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk BBC Television and The Open University. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    2 Comments on “Shock and Awe title sequence”

    1. Feb 16th, 2015  8:46 am
      Feels like a very odd choice to me, but I haven’t seen the series. Is there a lot of content from the Victorian era?
    2. Feb 16th, 2015  12:04 pm

      There’s plenty of coils, sparks, brass, mahogany, Hawksby machines and Tesla coils, so yes lots of Victoriana. You can find the odd clip on Youtube …

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