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Opening Titles: Netflix Doc Series “Fearless”

Dark and painterly vignettes from Mill+ open director Michael John Warren’s new Netflix doc series ‘Fearless’ which takes viewers deep into Brazilian bull riding culture and tracks the riders on their quest from Sao Paulo to the world championships in Las Vegas.

Fearless Netflix | STASH MAGAZINE

Mill+ Art Director Helen Hsu: “We used oil paintings as an initial influence to create a tactile effect. The concept started with looser brush strokes but gradually got more refined to add realism and purpose. We wanted the titles to look and feel like a painting, while using 3D software to achieve the look. To avoid them looking too ‘3D’ we had to repaint the frames multiple times.”

Mill+ Creative Director Clarice Chin: “The quality of the style was very important. The titles had to evoke meaning because of the very emotional, intense stories that are being told. Fearless is a documentary series with a lot of heart in it and it was crucial that we visualize that.”

Production Company: 25/7 Productions
Director: Michael John Warren
Executive Producer: Andrew Fried, David Broome, John Henion, Frank Salinas, Yong Yam,

VFX & Design: The Mill
Executive Producer: Luke Colson
Head of Production, Mill+: Elizabeth Newman
Producer: Sumer Zuberi
Production Coordinator: Anica Douglass
Creative Director: Clarice Chin
Art Director: Helen Hsu
Animation Lead: Justin Demetrician
Animation: Justin Demetrician, Tim Devlin, Viraj Ajmeri
Design: Alan Chen, Amy Graham, Helen Hsu

Colour: The Mill
Executive Producer, Colour: Thatcher Peterson
Colour Producer: Diane Valera
Colourist: Adam Scott

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