Warrior Title Sequence

Method transports audiences to post-Civil War San Francisco in the Emmy-nominated stylized martial arts-inspired title sequence for Cinemax’s “Warrior,” a new show highlighting the era’s clash between Chinese- and English-speaking cultures. Maintaining a three-color palette throughout the full CG sequence, artists harkened back to the era by blending dimensionalized stills and action-heavy fight animation. Artists also applied abstract painterly textures as a tool to transition between imagery and highlight specific details on clothing, storefronts, and more.

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Johnny Likens




Showrunner: Jonathan Tropper
Director: Johnny Likens
Executive Producer: Justin Lin, Shannon Lee, Danielle Woodrow, Brad Kane, Adrienne Mitchell
Producer: Chris Arruda, Emily Schaeberle
Production Designer: John Likens
Music: Scott Salinas, Reza Safinia
Additional Credits: Lead Designer: Arisu Kashiwagi, Art Director: Wesley Ebelhar, Designer: Nan Wei, Post Supervisor: Travis Gerdes


Public Film Contact
Tiffany Tetrault
Methos Studios
Publicity Contact
Tiffany Tetrault
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Screening in: Title Design Program
Screening Section: Title Design Competition
Screening Category: Title Sequence
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 1 mins