Television Opening Credit Sequence Close Analysis

Choose from a television credit sequences (Some notable ones include: Six Feet UnderThe SopranosDamagesDexterDeadwoodThe WireTrue Blood, Game of Thrones, Sherlock, to list just a few more “classic” ones–you can go far beyond these); use the vocabulary of film analysis (mise en scene, editing, sound etc.) and the tools of semiotics, narrative, genre, and/or ideology to offer insight into your credits of choice, in a 500-750 word essay. Your essay shouldn’t just be descriptive, but rather deploy and synthesize these tools to flesh out a thesis and thus offer an interpretation of the credit sequence you’ve chosen.