Who is she? Where is she? Carmen Sandiego is back!
Los Angeles-based animation studio Chromosphere handled both production design and the above main title sequence for Netflix’s rebooted version of the animated series, which features the voice talents of Jane the Virgin‘s Gina Rodriguez and Stranger Things’ Finn Wolfhard.
To reintroduce the world to the mysterious Ms. Sandiego (Rodriguez), a world-class thief who uses her powers for good, Chromosphere combined a stylish noir-inspired cat-and-mouse sequence with a high energy, kinetic action montage. It’s all served up in a stark black, white and very specifically, red palette that lets the title character shine.
Carmen Sandiego is now streaming on Netflix.
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Directors: Eusong Lee, Manddy Wyckens
Design: Eastwood Wong, Sylvia Liu, Elaine Lee, Keiko Murayama, Linda Fong
Animation: Thea Glad, Jonathan Djob Nkondo, Natan Moura, Marlène Beaube, Kat Ruzics, Gervais Merryweather, Lea Justum, Tommy Rodricks, Mehdi Aouichaoui
Compositing: Stéphane Coëdel, Rob Ward
Music: Jared Lee Gosselin, Raquel Castro (Performer), Ray De La Garza (Consultant)
Production Coordinator: Bryan Wolfson
Director of Production: Myles Shioda
Creative Director: Kevin Dart
Special Thanks: Duane Capizzi, Caroline Fraser, Netflix, DHX. HMH