Mediajuice Studios, a Dallas, TX, based film & television production house, has announced the release of the 8-part documentary series Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed starring celebrity hosts Sean Astin, Tom Arnold, Matt Walsh, Penn Jilette, Michael Rooker, Zelda Williams, Alison Haislip, and Meghan Camarena. The series will be released on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Steam starting December 15th and is currently available for pre-order.
From Executive Producer Sean Astin and Director Jeremy Snead, Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed is a genre defining 8-part documentary series that, through eight celebrity correspondents, explores a variety of previously untapped areas within the video games industry. From Sean Astin’s exploration of game design schools and the world of ‘video game journalism’ to Tom Arnold’s journey into the past, present, and future of games, the series dives into dozens of topics within the world of gaming and features a who’s who of game industry heavy hitters. Matt Walsh covers non-traditional areas by meeting with doctors and field experts to understand the psychology of gaming, while magician Penn Jillette dives into the world of modern game development. Other series hosts include Michael Rooker and his look into the fascinating world of gaming motion-capture (mo-cap) technology, Zelda Williams investigating hospitals’ use of games as therapy and rehabilitation, Alison Haislip behind the scenes at Nintendo, and YouTube star Meghan “Strawburry 17” Camarena exploring the global explosion of competitive (video) gaming better known as eSports.
- Distribution Company: Mediajuice Studios
- Release Date (VOD): December 15, 2016 – iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Steam and others
- Directed, Written, and Produced by: Jeremy Snead
- Starring: Tom Arnold, Sean Astin, Meghan Camarena, Alison Haislip, Penn Jillette, Michael Rooker, Matt Walsh, and Zelda Williams, featuring William Shatner, Tony Hawk, Kevin Smith, Jason (Jay) Mewes and more
- Run Time/Format: 8 x 45-minute episodes – DCP/Blu-ray – 1.85:1 Flat – English – Color – Dolby 5.1
- Rating: Not rated, suitable for all ages
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unlockedtvshow
*This posting is the official press release*