Artifact Details

Title

Heaven and Hell feature, commissioned by the television series "Renegade"

Catalog Number

102651794

Type

Moving Image

Date

1997-08-19

Credits

Wyver, John

Publisher

British Telecommunications

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number VT 230 A

Duration

00:06:26

Dimensions

6" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

This video contains a short news programme on the game "Heaven and Hell," featuring interviews with producer John Wyver and clips on the making of the game.

Label text: "At one o'clock in the morning on Tuesday, 19th August 1997, for the first time in the world, Channel 4 broadcast Heaven & Hell - Live, a one hour long live transmission from inside a shared space. The shared space was a multi-user VRML world, developed and delivered by British Telecommunications labs using experimetnal Sony technology. The television programme was commissioned by Channel 4 as part of its Renegade television series, and produced by Illuminations, an independent production company. This continues the work on Inhabited TV which started with The Mirror. This video is a news piece on the programme by EBN."