For the season two premiere of crime drama “Les Témoins” (“Witnesses”), France 2 and production company Cinétévé launched an immersive escape game experience with virtual reality elements.
In ‘Émilie S. – Libérez Émilie’, fans of the series are challenged to free Émilie Sauvage, the first murder victim of season two, from her prison. The game can be played as an actual escape room adventure at La Pièce in Paris or online at liberez-emilie.fr. Both escape experiences are designed for two players, with one playing the game in virtual reality. […]
Netflix has launched a mobile experience that challenges users to test if they have the power of the “Iron Fist”.
Danny Rand, the protagonist of Netflix’s new Marvel series “Iron Fist”, is a martial arts master whose right fist can punch through walls, split sabers and even cause earthquakes. Fans of the series now have the opportunity to test the strength of their own fist by playing ‘Marvel’s Iron Fist Challenge’, a mobile experience that launched a few days after the series landed on the service on 17 March. […]
Users can uncover the tragic story of the high school student from “13 Reasons Why” by exploring her phone in a web experience.
Netflix’s new teen drama “13 Reasons Why” centers on Hannah Baker, a high school student who committed suicide after feeling isolated and being bullied. Ahead of the series’ worldwide release on 31 March, Netflix France launched an interactive web experience for mobile devices that lets fans explore the content of Hannah’s phone. […]
BBC Earth America releases chatbot, that sends out customized animal videos as part of the Real Happiness mission to make users smile.
— BBC Earth (@BBCEarth) March 8, 2017
Based on the results of a recent study by BBC Earth and Berkeley University, that reveal that watching nature documentaries can trigger happiness, BBC Earth launched the Real Happiness project. The idea is to bring joy to as many people as possible by connecting them to the natural world. As part of the project, BBC released the ‘Happybot’ chatbot on Facebook Messenger on March 8th. […]
“Got Talent” fans could become ‘Big in Bangkok’ and have their videos shown on a giant video screen in Thailand’s capital in an event that was also streamed live on Facebook
On March 18 “Talang”, the Swedish version of talent show “Got Talent”, launched its seventh season. To celebrate, the channel gave Swedes the unique opportunity to become ‘Big in Bangkok’ and show their talent on a giant video screen in Thailand’s capital on the day of the premiere. For the chance to be featured on the screen that TV4 rented for the event, talented viewers simply had to shoot a video of their talent and upload it to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #Talang2017 until March 11. […]
Prior to the debut of Amazon’s very first German original series “You Are Wanted”, Amazon Prime Video Germany launched a VR experience on Facebook that offers fans a chance to win tickets to an exclusive preview of the series. “You Are Wanted” premieres on March 17th and Amazon Prime Video Germany will host the preview on March 15 in Berlin. […]
With the launch of the MyTF1 VR app TF1 invites viewers to experience the “The Voice” blind auditions as coaches in virtual reality.
Escape Valentin – the first digital Valentine’s Day-themed escape game that promotes special programming by Discovery Investigation France.
— Investigation FR (@InvestigationFR) February 13, 2017
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Discovery Investigation France launched the online escape game “Escape Valentin” on February 13th. Promoting the special Valentine’s Day-themed crime evening on the channel, the interactive game, which is the first digital escape game, is available on a dedicated microsite until February 27. Players can connect the game with their Facebook accounts to personalize the experience. Furthermore, participants have the chance to win an XBox One or vouchers for SFR’s video-on-demand service. […]
RTVE’s Lab and “En Portada” launched a transmedia project about new ways of digital investigations.
“Guerra a la Mentira” (War against Lies) is a new RTVE transmedia project that was launched at the end of January. It consists of the same-named interactive documentary and the on-air documentary “En Portada” (On the Front Page), which aired on January 30, 2017. The webdoc leads users through various conversational narrations that aim to demonstrate how open source verification can be used to find the truth about crimes around the world. At the end of each conversation, users are tasked to solve an interactive challenge themselves. The webdoc is available at the Lab RTVE website in both Spanish and English. […]