Have you ever watched a movie and seen a plot twist that you didn’t agree with, whether it was walking into that dark basement or picking up that strange-looking hitchhiker? Then, when that plot twist happened, you felt helpless and disappointed.
Well, two Swiss filmmakers, Baptiste Planche and Tobias Weber, are out to change your movie experience by putting the power of decision making smack in the palm of your hand.
Their first project is called Late Shift, and it is what they are calling the first “interactive” movie, because you decide at critical points throughout the movie what the characters do or don’t do.
Should he pick up the gun?
Should he get in the car?
Should he say yes?
You decide all of it, and it makes for a very interesting cinematic experience.
I interviewing Planche (BP) and Weber (TW) about their experiences conceiving and making Late Shift, and about the future of cinema.
Oh, and I convinced them to offer 100 free copies of their movie to Revolution readers. All you have to do is to send us some quick details so that we can forward you your FREE download voucher (a $5 value).
Planche and Weber are both Swiss, and they even used a Tissot watch in Late Shift.