CODumentary to explore the success behind the franchise
Interested in learning more about the Call of Duty franchise? Well, you’ll soon be able to with the release of ‘CODumentary’.
Written, directed, and produced by Jonathan Beales, and published and distributed by Devolver Digital, CODumentary is a feature-length documentary that explores the success of the Call of Duty franchise. The documentary will detail how Call of Duty was originally created in 2003, when at the time it faced plenty of competition, and how it rose up into global popularity. CODumentary will explore the franchise from multiple angles, featuring input from developers, fans, professional players, and a number of game experts.
“One of the biggest challenges making the film was encapsulating a 15 year timeline into 93 minutes,” said Jonathan Beales. “I was very fortunate to work with a lot of great people whose input and contribution really helped make this happen. It’s a rich story of evolution told through the eyes of games developers, fans, industry experts and professional players. It’s a big documentary and we wanted to put the fans first so took the opportunity to host two full screenings at DreamHack Atlanta that were a big success.”
CODumentary releases on September 19 at 10 AM PST, and will be available for purchase via Steam and on VOD via Amazon. CODumentary will also be available on iTunes, Google Play, MGo, PlayStation, Xbox, TubiTV, Indie Reign, the Indie Rights Vimeo Channel, and DVD/Blue-ray during a later point, however no release date has been revealed. Will getting a closer look at the Call of Duty franchise? Let us know in the comments below!