CODUMENTARY

By Jonathan BEALES

INDIE RIGHTS - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, World

Science-fiction - Completed 2017

Independent documentary charting the rise of hit video game Call Of Duty & how it grew into a global blockbuster. From launch in 2003 through to the present day, the film tells a fascinating story covering the game's epic rich history.

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& Awards

DreamHack Festival 2017
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction, Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Jonathan BEALES
    • Writer(s)
    • Jonathan BEALES
    • Producer(s)
    • Jonathan BEALES
    • Synopsis
    • CODumentary is an independent documentary which tells an incredible story of how the video game Call Of Duty grew into becoming one of the biggest global entertainment blockbuster franchises of all time.

      The film travels back through time and looks at how a single video game gained millions of fans around the world, broke numerous records and battled through the years to establish itself as one of the greatest video games ever.

      Call Of Duty arrived in 2003 and was produced by Infinity Ward, the games development studio founded by members of the team behind the award-winning WWII action title Medal Of Honor.
      Featuring highly acclaimed cinematic graphics & storylines, Call Of Duty faced strong competition in its early days from a host of similar high quality WWII games released between 2001 and 2006.

      In 2007 Infinity Ward made a giant stride forward with the launch of Call Of Duty 4:Modern Warfare, bringing the franchise into a present day setting.The game was critically acclaimed by both fans and media as the title took the multi-player competitive element to a whole new level through a fast action innovative game-play design structure.

      Call Of Duty endured many challenges over the years and has been no stranger to controversy. The film looks at how government officials raised their concern over in-game content and what happened when two studio bosses were sensationally fired by their parent company following a long spell of success.

      The film drills down into all areas of Call Of Duty—esports, the teams, coaches, professional players, broadcasters—and looks at what it takes to be become the best in the world.

      CODumentary is told by developers, fans, professional players & numerous experts who describe in rich detail what makes the game so special and why it's been so successful from launch to the present day.
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