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Welcome to Don King's interlaced ghost ship. The new open creates a collision between the dark hardships of training with the electric burlesque … Read More
Welcome to Don King's interlaced ghost ship. The new open creates a collision between the dark hardships of training with the electric burlesque of fight night. Interspersed are the ghosts of great fights past, wrapped up and treated in an homage to great moments spent 'round the "tube". This is my director's cut with fresh scenes, more cuts and "music to flip cars to". Read Less
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After 20 years the HBO Boxing empire chose to refresh their iconic opening sequence. Welcome to Don King's interlaced ghost ship. The new open creates a collision between the dark hardships of training with the electric burlesque of fight night. Interspersed are the ghosts of great fights past, wrapped up and treated in an homage to great moments spent 'round the tube.

The version below is my directors cut accompanied by a music edit I created from Santogold's "Creator". Created at Digital Kitchen.
roles: creative director, live action director, designer
Director: Rama Allen
Creative Director: Rama Allen
Executive Producer: Dave Skaff
Producer: Abbe Daniel
Designer: Rama Allen
Editor: Ryan McKenna
Compositors: Lloyd Alavarez, Ian Freeman
Music: Creator by Santogold
Client: HBO