So, the London 2012 Olympics are over. Right before the Isles of Wonder Opening Ceremony and the Closing Ceremony last night there was a 60 second countdown featuring a series of live-action title cards using photographs of everyday London life such as bus numbers, market signs, seats numbers, road signs and book covers.
A quick search on the web shows that this content was produced by 59 Productions.
The backing track for the video was the 120bpm Remix of “The Road Goes On Forever” by High Contrast (Lincoln Barrett). You can read more about this track and his involvement in the Olympics on his website, High Contrast in Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Here’s the 60 second Olympic countdown: