Today cinematic production company Jaunt, in collaboration with ESL has launched a behind-the-scenes 360-degree esports documentary, CLG: Win Everythin’. The immersive film follows one team’s journey to the 2016 Intel Extreme Masters World tournament held in Katowice, Poland.
The six-minute CLG: Win Everythin’ experience takes fans on the Los Angeles-based team’s story, seeing the daily routines, passion and dedication required for a team of elite esports athletes to compete in a competition at the highest level.
CLG are one of the oldest professional League of Legends teams currently active and the film includes current members: Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaya; Jake Kevin “Xmithie” Puchero; Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black; Jae-Hyun “HuHi” Choi; and Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes.
CLG: Win Everythin’ is the first in a series of virtual reality (VR) documentaries Jaunt will create one for all Intel Extreme Masters tournaments, beginning with IEM Shanghai, 28th-31st July, 2016. The experiences will chronicle the tournament world of ESL featuring today’s elite esport teams and athletes driving storylines from around the globe.
“We are pleased to bring ESL’s thrilling eSports world to life in cinematic virtual reality for the first time,” said David Anderman, Chief Business Officer of Jaunt. “Virtual reality brings a whole new level of fan engagement to eSports, prime for ESL’s audiences who want to connect with their favourite athletes and experience the pulse-racing thrills and live action of far-away tournaments.”
“We are extremely excited to continue our relationship with Jaunt,” said Michal Blicharz, VP of Pro Gaming at ESL. “The content that they will be producing at Intel Extreme Masters events is truly stunning, and will add an entirely new facet to the world of esports.”
To watch CLG: Win Everythin’ download the Jaunt VR app for iOS, Android, Gear VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, or you can watch it on your desktop at jauntvr.com.
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