Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
May 30, 2015
arrowPress Releases
May 30, 2015
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


New video game documentary tied to top dev talent
January 16, 2014 | By Alex Wawro




Newsbrief: AREA 5, the company responsible for producing documentaries like I Am Street Fighter and Grounded: Making The Last Of Us, has launched a pretty neat Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of Outerlands: Season One, a six-episode series of short documentaries about video game culture.

Proposed topics include game preservation, the fighting game community, speedrunners, and more. The Kickstarter campaign's goal is set at $210,000, though AREA 5 has gone ahead and outlined what it could do if the campaign hits stretch goals of up to $620,000.

The team at AREA 5 is collaborating with folks like Jim Guthrie, Cory Schmitz and Phil Fish to produce music and art for the series, and if enough money is raised the company intends to hire freelancers -- including journalists and podcasters -- to produce additional content.

The first season of Outerlands will be released as a complete six-episode package, 18 months after the Kickstarter campaign ends, so even if it proves successful, we aren't likely to see the finished product until July 2015 at the earliest.


Related Jobs

Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment — Irvine, California, United States
[05.29.15]

Senior Sound Designer
Monolith Productions
Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[05.29.15]

Art Lead, Animation
Monolith Productions
Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[05.29.15]

Staff Character Artist
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. — Lake Forest, California, United States
[05.29.15]

GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMER – Turtle Rock Studios









Loading Comments

loader image