The Future Is Now
You trembled from "Playtest." You were captivated by "San Junipero." You began to raise an eyebrow halfway through "Shut Up and Dance" because there is no hint on what is happening next. All of this was shared by viewers with the Emmy-winning science-fiction anthology series, Black Mirror, which tends to leave many viewers with an "awe" look on their face after each episode. And they are taking it to the next step.
Leveraging the advancement in technology, the show creators have infused elements of video-game experiences with traditional television for their audience to enjoy with unique endings driven by the choices the viewer makes. In this blog, Hollywood Branded discusses the future of Black Mirror's new "choose your own adventure" episode release, blending television platforms, the future of technology and film.