To capture the heated drama in Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, Los Angeles-based Imaginary Forces set fire to just about everything in these blazing main titles for the limited series.
Shot in high speed, the sequence shows burning objects—many of which derive from the storyline—tumbling, floating, and falling through frame until the final component, a nod at the series’ opening scene, concludes the spot.
Below is a behind-the-scenes look at how Imaginary Forces created the look:
The series, based on Celeste Ng’s bestselling book, stars Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington as two mothers who clash over differences in class and race in tony Shaker Heights.
Little Fires Everywhere is now streaming on Hulu.
Agency: Imaginary Forces
Creative Director: Karin Fong
Designers: Katherine Liang, Isabel Hacker
Director of Photography: JR Kraus
Editor: Lexi Gunvaldson
Flame Artist: Rod Basham
Producer: Renee Robson
Line Producer: Evan Jones
Executive Producer: Wandie Kabule
Head of Production: Melody Alexander
Coordinators: Jackson Kerr, Nicole Gutzmann