The Disney Channel
main title sequence for The Disney Channel

Shine designed, shot, edited and animated this :50 title sequence for The Disney Channel’s “Best Friends Whenever”. Set in Portland, Oregon, two girls named Cyd and Shelby are best friends living together while Cyd’s parents are on an archaeological dig in Peru. After an accident in their neighbor Barry’s science lab, they are given the ability to travel in time, provided they are thinking of the time they want to go and are together hugging or high fiving. Of course when it comes to their trips to the future, they briefly find themselves strapped to tables in a futuristic lab, and now they must figure out what this means while having various misadventures along the way.


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The charismatic cast was captured on green screen.


When their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, best friends Cyd and Shelby gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and even sometimes when they don’t! Now, these BFF’s experience the twists and turns of friendship and must decide between fixing mistakes in the past or catching a glimpse of the future. While Barry and his assistant Naldo try to figure out how to replicate time travel for themselves, Cyd and Shelby must learn to master their new powers, deal with Shelby’s mischievous twin brothers Bret and Chet and maneuver through yesterday, today, and tomorrow!


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Time travel was the visual theme.