EXCLUSIVE: Filmmakers Jacob Wasserman, Adam Donald, and Ant Gentile announced today the launch of Hidden Content, a full-service virtual reality company. The news was unveiled at the Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of their first project The Caretaker. The horror anthology series is a narrative 360 Cinema project created by Wasserman and Donald, as well as filmmaker Nicolas Pesce.
The project stars Adelaide Clemens, Tom Lipinski, Clara Wong and Diana Agostini. Max Born and Schuyler Weiss serve as producers while Gentile and Kimberly Parker are executive producers. The pilot was a co-production with RealMotion Inc. and audio services were provided by Hobo Audio.
With The Caretaker marking their first project, Hidden Content will team with film producer and financier Max Born to produce and acquire a slate of VR films and series, as well as develop a VR/AR distribution platform. Wasserman, Donald and Gentile have been working in the virtual reality and 360 cinema and have produced high profile VR commercials and branded content.
Prior to The Caretaker, the VR trio’s first narrative Broken Night bowed last year at Tribeca as well as Cannes NEXT 2017. The interactive VR thriller starred Emily Mortimer and Alessandro Nivola.
Hidden Content is currently working with Born to develop three additional VR genre series. They are also working with additional creators to add to their 2018 slate of projects.