Gina Prince Bythewood
Reggie Rock Bythewood
20th Century Fox Television
“Shots Fired” main title sequence for Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox Television“One of our most memorable moments during the journey of “Shots Fired” was the first screening of our show at a film festival. Our main title sequence slammed onto the screen and the audience erupted into cheers. It is that iconic, memorable and bad ass. Shine did their thing.” said Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood, creators and Executive Producers of “Shots Fired”.
Shine designed and animated the main title for Shots Fired, a new limited series on Fox created by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. “Shots Fired” is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, in association with Imagine Television and Undisputed Cinema. The series is created and executive-produced by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo also serve as executive producers.
A small North Carolina town is turned on its head when a black police officer kills an unarmed white college student. As tensions rise along lines of race, the neglected murder of a black teen is brought to light, reopening old wounds. Investigator Ashe Akino and Special Prosecutor Preston Terry lead the Department of Justice’s inquiry into both shootings, pulling back layers to reveal a possible cover-up that appears to involve some of the state’s most powerful people, including Gov. Patricia Eamons, whose re-election fight is made tougher by the incidents.
When Joshua Beck, an African-American Sheriff’s deputy, kills an unarmed white college student, a small town in North Carolina is turned upside-down. Before the town has a chance to grapple with this tragedy, the neglected murder of an African-American teen is brought to light, opening wounds that threaten to tear the community apart.
Leading the Department of Justice’s inquiry into these shootings is seasoned investigator Ashe Akino and a young Special Prosecutor, both of whom are African-American. As they start to peel back the layers of both cases, they suspect a cover-up that may involve some of the state’s most powerful people, including fiercely political North Carolina Governor Patricia Eamons. She’s in a tough re-election fight, and the recent shootings in her state are making it even tougher. Meanwhile, real estate mogul and owner of a privatized prison Arlen Cox is pulled into the volatile debate over policing in the town, and Lt. Calvert Breeland, a seasoned veteran in the Sheriff’s Department, gets caught in the middle of the investigation.