Suzan-Lori Parks
National Geographic
Imagine Entertainment
Disney

“Genius: Aretha” main title sequence for Suzan-Lori Parks, NatGeo, Imagine, and Disney

Shine designed, filmed, edited and animated the main title sequence for “Genius”, a biopic event series about Aretha Franklin. The concept Shine employed original photographed and filmed spinning records that held images of Aretha Franklin’s life, relationships and music.

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National Geographic Channel’s GENIUS focuses on the untold stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators. This season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius, her incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact she has had on music and culture. Starring Academy-Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin.
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Genius is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators and their extraordinary achievements with their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. This third season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world.
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Franklin was a gospel prodigy, an outspoken civil rights champion and widely considered the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career. Genius: Aretha will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted series on the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul.
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