London, UK. (August 03, 2021) - Department Studios, Inc. and announced today they have entered a global licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment to create a new and unique immersive experience inspired by the world of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains.
Department Studios, Inc. was launched by Jessica Rees Middleton and Jonny Grant, founders of The Department Agency and pioneers in creating ground-breaking, hyper real immersive experiences commercially. Department Studios, Inc. was created to harness their incredible skill set and talent and channel it into producing original immersive entertainment phenomena based on globally famous stories.
Myriad Entertainment has its roots in critically lauded West-End productions, award-winning television, and some of the most ambitious narrative immersive shows in the last decade. Led by theatre and television director Simon Evans alongside masters of the genre and long-term immersive theatre-practitioners Georgia Clarke-Day and David Frias-Robles, Myriad Entertainment combines thrilling storytelling with a unique approach to audience agency.
Together, they’ve assembled an international team of some of the most creatively talented artists from the worlds of stage, immersive theatre, tech and entertainment to create multi-platform experiences based on original narratives, expanding beloved stories and propelling the genre to new heights for fans worldwide.
Further information concerning Department Studios, Inc. and Myriad Entertainment’s new DC-themed immersive experience will be revealed later this year.
About Department Studios, Inc. Department Studios, Inc. was founded in 2019 by Jessica Rees Middleton (The Dept), Jonny Grant (The Dept, Irresistible Films), Vicenc Marti (Elrow, Tangelo Games), and Hamish Jenkinson (The Dept, Punchdrunk, Secret Cinema, The Old Vic Tunnels), with anchor investor Kevin P Ryan (DoubleClick, MongoDC, Business Insider), to pioneer creativity and commercial excellence that truly changes the face of this exciting new industry for fans worldwide. Department Studios, Inc. is an entertainment company with a mission to create original immersive entertainment phenomena based on globally famous stories. We fuse interactive theatrics and cutting-edge tech to create once in a lifetime, multiplatform, alternate reality experiences that put fans as the protagonist of their own journey.
About Myriad Entertainment: Myriad Entertainment was founded in 2016 by Georgia Clarke-Day, Simon Evans, and David Frias-Robles. With a background in classical storytelling, Myriad knows the value of narrative: we create choice laden, three-dimensional theatre; led by live performance but inhabited and influenced by our audience. We chase epic and cinematic stories, but celebrate the theatrical, collaborating with the best creative artists to build a world. Our guiding principle is that true immersion requires intention, decision, and action: you own your own story. We build worlds. There are Myriad ways through.
About DC: DC, a Warner Media Company, creates iconic characters, enduring stories, and immersive experiences that inspire and entertain audiences of every generation around the world and is one of the world’s largest publishers of comics and graphic novels. As a creative division, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service and community engagement portal. For more information visit dccomics.com and dcuniverseinfinite.com.
About Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment: Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits and theme park experiences based on WarnerMedia’s iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the ground-breaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises