In today’s episode of The Daily Brief Podcast, Alkemy X Creative Director Geoff Bailey goes in-depth on how he and his team stayed up all night to create the colorful and electric title sequence for 50 Cent’s new late-night sketch comedy series on BET, 50 Central.
The open starts with a shot of series creator, executive producer and emcee, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, at sunset, and goes on to light up New York with colorful graphic displays.
The collaboration marks Alkemy X’s second collaboration with Jackson and his production company, G-Unit Film & Television — Alkemy X also did visual effects for Jackson’s Power, which he executive produces and stars in on Starz.
Listen to hear Bailey discuss how he and his team showed New York City in an entirely different light.
Senior Executive Consultant, Original Programming: Endyia Kinney-Sterns
Director, Original Programming: Keith Wooten
Director, Original Programming: Mimi Blanchard
Development Producer, Original Programming: Raye Dowell
Production Company: Alkemy X
Director: Geoff Bailey
Managing Director: Nick Litwinko
Senior Producer: Jason Sonner
Director of Photography: Brian O’Carroll
Production Manager: Phillip Nguyen
VFX Company: Alkemy X
Creative Director / Design: Geoff Bailey
Designers: Diksha Watwani, Lily Feng
Illustrator: Bryan Kai Louie
Animators: Diksha Watwani, Jeffrey Kordova
Compositors: Geoff Bailey, Jeffrey Kordova
Editor: Craig Brasen
Assistant Editor: Molly Gandour
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