Opening titles for series 16 of Dragons Den. The concept was that the ‘Dragons’ are giants in a colosseum, and the contestant is a tiny person entering into the arena to pitch their idea – a bit of a David and Goliath scenario!
How it was made:
After putting together a shot list and animatic, we headed to Manchester to film the dragons against a green screen. These were then composited in with the 3D arena and CGI dragons which were animated in Cinema4D and rendered out in Octane – also using the TurbulenceFD plugin for the final flaming reveal. Here’s a little behind the scenes video the BBC made while we were shooting!: