BBC TWO Winter - Predator Ident (2000)

Concept and creative process

‘Predator' was one of the six BBC Two channel idents that were designed for the Winter campaign 2000, which also included ‘Excalibur’, ‘Catalyst’, ‘Wave’, ‘Woodpecker’ and ‘Kebab’. These were the first series of idents to be shot in the 16x9 screen ratio and were released on January 1st 2000. ‘Predator’ was shot live action on a 35mm film motion control rig. The ‘2’s were physical models (6cm and 30cm) that were operated by mechanical rigs.

Lighting Cameraman - Stephen MacMillan.

Inferno Artist - Johnny Hicks at Glassworks.

Model Maker - Asylum.

Music - Tony and Gaynor Sadler.

Producer - Janice Beale.

Designers/Directors - Mark Chaudoir and Tim Platt.

Winner of a Design & Art Direction Wood Pencil for Television Graphics/Brand Identity 2000.