Virtual reality (VR) production company Vrse.works, which has created VR experiences Clouds Over Sidra, Waves Of Grace, Evolution of Verse among others has now launched a new title for fans to enjoy. Horror experience Catatonic, directed by Guy Shelmerdine is now available to download through the Vrse app for iOS.
Catatonic is an immersive journey through an insane asylum in which the audience, bound to a wheelchair, undergoes a sensory-shocking horror experience. The experience has already been available to download/stream on the Vrse app on Android, Samsung Gear and 360 Desktop. It will now be accessible for the first time on Vrse’s iPhone app, where users can watch without a head-mounted display (HMD) or for full immersion through headsets like Google Cardboard.
“I wanted people to feel like they were climbing aboard a roller coaster headed straight into hell —a ride that they cannot escape from,” says Vrse.works creator Guy Shelmerdine in a statement. “Catatonic offers a glimpse of the overwhelming power of experiencing movies in VR. You are not a spectator. You are IN the film. I built the tension slowly, letting a deep sense of foreboding fill the viewer with dread before anything even happens. The film is a journey towards our darkest fears.”
Catatonic was written by Guy Shelmerdine & Edward Robles, produced by Patrick Milling Smith and Chris Milk of Vrse.works, with music by Drazen Bosnjak of Q Department.
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