VThey’re young, skilled and fiercely competitive. They’re at the top of their game and the leaders of a new, digital generation.
They are Gamers. And they play to win. From Montreal to Seoul, via Paris, Shanghai and Los Angeles, this documentary follows three Gamers on their journey to become World Champion.
From its birth just over 50 years ago, Video Gaming has gone from binary to the biggest cultural industry in the world ~ E-Sports. Just like pro football and hockey players, Gamers have become legendary in their own time and cultural universe. Many of them make six-figure earnings. They have agents and sponsorships, and legions of fans that follow and emulate their every click and move.
The World Championship winner will not only take home a huge cash prize, but will be recognized as the best of the best by millions of Gamers around the world.
Defining a new world sport can be overwhelming. To survive you must conquer not only your competitors, but also your own fears. For these elite Gamers, it’s a long walk from the living room to the podium ~ and they’ll do whatever it takes to get there.
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