“Van Gogh” Biopic Filmmakers Team Up With “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience”
The “Van Gogh“ biopic filmmakers have teamed up with the makers of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience to bring Vincent’s incredible life story to the big screen.
The Van Gogh live exhibitions have been a worldwide hit making over $250 million in just one year, because of Vincent’s sudden resurgence in popularity. As of now, the Van Gogh immersive exhibitions have made over $1 billion in profits.
Van Gogh “Immersive” Shows Have Become a Money-Making Sensation
The movie and the exhibition will work in partnership to cross promote the “Van Gogh” film and the immersive experience worldwide. The filmmakers plan to do special exhibitions of the “Van Gogh” movie costumes, sets, and props at the Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience locations. They will also host Q and A’s with the Oscar winning “Van Gogh” film crew and celebrity cast members at the exhibition venues.
Ed Sheeran’s cousin, Jethro Sheeran, is producing the “Van Gogh” movie soundtrack. (Ed Sheeran’s Cousin Jethro Sheeran, to Produce Van Gogh Biopic Movie Soundtrack) Sheeran is putting together a group of famous musicians for the film. Concerts featuring the ‘Van Gogh” soundtrack celebrity artists, will be performed at various Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience locations.
“It was such a blessing to visit Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibition, which our film is collaborating with. It was just mind blowing, I felt such an amazing insight into Van Gogh’s life and art. I didn’t want to leave! I was totally immersed in Van Gogh’s world at the expo. I am very excited to perform the songs from the “Van Gogh” movie soundtrack with the celebrity artists at the Van Gogh immersive expos around the globe!” says Jethro Sheeran.
The biopic is being produced by Van Gogh historian, writer and film producer, Kira Madallo Sesay.
Kira Madallo Sesay and Steven Spielberg
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“We are thrilled to partner with the incredible Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience on this meaningful project to celebrate Van Gogh’s artwork and share his legacy with the world.” , says Kira Madallo Sesay.
Bobby Deleon is Executive Producing “Van Gogh.” Deleon is an executive at Johnny Depp’s company Infinitum Nihil and former manager of Depp’s legendary Hollywood club, The Viper Room.
Gilles Colinet and the late Mario Iacampo, the founder of Exhibition Hub, are both Executive Producers on the film.
“Van Gogh, as well as being the extraordinary artist we all know, is intimately linked to the history of Exhibition Hub. He was the theme of our first immersive exhibition, which toured the world attracting millions of visitors and continues to do so. Combining our passion for Van Gogh with that of the film teams, bringing together the best of two contemporary artistic worlds, was therefore an obvious choice and promises to offer the public a vision of Vincent’s legacy that could not be more organic. We’re really looking forward to bringing you the result!” says Gilles Colinet, Marketing Director of Exhibition Hub.
More ‘Van Gogh’ filmmaker and celebrity attachments will be announced soon.
“Visiting the Van Gogh exhibition was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Going in there is like walking into Vincent’s world. You see his vision, even understand his mind. You walk through those rooms, and glistening lights project the painting onto you – so you don’t just see it, you feel it. I can’t explain that ethereal experience, it is just absolutely magical.” says singer Simonna, who is featured on the “Van Gogh” movie soundtrack.
For more information about Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, please visit: https://vangoghexpo.com
The “Van Gogh” biopic is the result of over 7 years of on the ground research about Vincent. In an effort to truly walk in Van Gogh’s footsteps, screenwriter producer, Kira Madallo Sesay, traveled to every location where he lived, worked or visited. Kira has also studied thousands of archival documents related to Van Gogh. As a result of this extensive research, new information about Vincent Van Gogh will be revealed in the film for the first time. Kira is also writing a book about Van Gogh.
Kira Madallo Sesay has a luxury jewelry company in honor of Vincent Van Gogh’s art and humanitarian legacy. 10% of the profits of the jewelry sold, goes to suicide prevention charities and African educational charities in gold and diamond mining regions.
For more information please visit: https://vinscentvangogh.com/
Photos courtesy of: Jethro Sheean, Kira Madallo Sesay and Simonna.