The opening of the 2012 Daymon Worldwide Leadership Summit in Dallas, TX. The theme of the summit was "Mastering the Game" and the chess boards and pieces were used in the marketing and supporting artwork. To further draw parallels between the game of chess and Daymon Worldwide's six key strategies, we created this opening sequence.
All the moves in the video are from the "Game of the Century" — a game played between Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament in New York City on October 17, 1956 ( http://bit.ly/PXIoN ).
The video is in a super-wide format to take full advantage of the massive 30' x 10' (3:1 aspect ratio) screen on stage at the event and was rendered at 2160 x 720 pixels.
Camera: Canon 60D
Lens: Nikon 35mm ƒ2.8 MF
Software: Adobe After Effects CS5.5
Music: Mind Heist by Zack Hemsey ( itunes.apple.com/us/album/mind-heist/id435769981?i=435769985 )