Who Do You Think You Are? Series 5
This is the title sequence for the Jodie Kidd episode. She embarks on her journey tracing her family roots back to the first American settlers. Shown on BBC1 it is one version of the 6 part series. Each celebrity is featured in the sequence with a representative background, every element in the scene is a clue and link to the celebrities family history that is uncovered in the program.
Shot in a greenscreen studio with motion trackers, using HDCam SR, the footage is first tracked in 3d space, before being composited in After Effects with the cgi models of the buildings and bespoke landscape. Each building, prop and scenic element was built in Maya and rendered to match the footage using the tracking data from the original camera move.
Client: BBC1 / Wall To Wall Television