Design company: The Station
Client: Steadfast TV
Brief: To create a title sequence that depicts learner drivers taught by tough driving instructors.
How it was done: The title sequence was created by Carl Greep and Patrick Brazier using DS Nitris and 3DS Max. The live action shots were heavily film-effected then composited with horizontal streaks layered over the sequence to add to the build of the show’s 3D title.
Watch it: Wednesday 19 December on ITV1 at 9pm.
Earth: the Power of the Planet
Design company: Lola
Client: BBC factual science
Brief: To create strong and consistent graphics and title sequence for four episodes of Earth: the Power of the Planet.
How it was done: Graphics and titles needed to depict the Earth in photo-real detail as though from space. The image was created as a 3D model using super high resolution photographic images combined with textures and material shaders designed by Lola’s 3D team, led by head of 3D Tim Zaccheo.
Watch it: From Tuesday 4 December on BBC2 at 9pm.
Monarchy: the Royal Family at Work
Post house: Uncle
Client: RDF Television
Brief: To complete the post on this documentary on the life and work of the Queen.
How it was achieved: Colourist Colin Peters completed this rich grade using Uncle’s Nucoda suite. He created a multi-layered effect using vibrant colours, reflecting the grandeur of royal visits. As the Queen did not wear a microphone, dubbing mixer Nick Fry carried out specialist sound restoration during the mix using Pro Tools.
Watch it: Mondays on BBC1 at 8.30pm.