A transmedia game to discover the Country of Cathars

Mission Cathars

Transmedia fiction, Video game, Current work

Linking more than 20 sites, a unique transmedia experience

Eric Viennot was chosen by the French department of Aude to design a transmedia scenario for the tourists in the country of Cathars.
Eric spent one year travelling through the territory, visiting several sites: the city of Carcassonne, the famous Peyrepertuse and Quéribus castles, the numerous Abbeys like Fontfroide or Saint-Papoul, the mythical Montségur castle… More than 20 sites will stage a story Eric Viennot wants to anchor in modernity, while faithfully transcripting the story of this country, including the political and religious issues.



The Peyrepertuse Castle at sunset.


Fontfroide Abbey


Quéribus Castle

The transmedia project has several goals:



Saint-Hilaire Abbey. Saint-Sernin Sarcophagus, sculpted by the maître de Cabestany (XII century)


Fontfroide Abbey


Fontfroide Abbey, Fresco by Odilon Redon.

The department of Aude staked a lot on this ambitious project. The production will start 2017, the release is scheduled 2018.

To be continued…



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