How to star in your OWN episode of Black Mirror: Netflix tool transforms your selfies into posters for parody streaming service ‘Streamberry’ – here’s how to try it yourself
- Black Mirror season 6 has an episode based on streaming platform Streamberry
- Netflix has launched a new tool that turns your selfies into Streamberry posters
After months of anticipation, season six of Black Mirror finally arrived on Netflix this week.
The first episode of the dystopian series, titled ‘Joan Is Awful’, sees a woman discover a global streaming platform called Streamberry has launched a TV drama adaptation of her life.
Streamberry closely resembles Netflix, and now it seems the streaming giant is embracing the similarity with the launch of a new tool, called ‘You Are Awful.’
The tool will transform your selfies into posters for your own episode of Black Mirror – with hilarious results.
Here’s how you can use the new tool to create your own poster.
Streamberry closely resembles Netflix, and now it seems the streaming giant is embracing the similarity with the launch of a new tool, called ‘You Are Awful’
The tool will transform your selfies into a poster for your own episode of Black Mirror – with hilarious results
To celebrate the launch of Black Mirror season six, Netflix has changed its name on Twitter to Streamberry UK & Ireland.
The account tweeted a link to the new tool this morning, writing: ‘Join the Streamberry family today! #YouAreAwful.’
To try it yourself, visit the Streamberry site here, where you’ll be prompted to enter your first name.
It’s worth noting that words that are deemed rude will be starred out, which meant my name appeared as S***ali on my poster.
Click continue, and you’ll be asked to take or upload a photo for your poster.
‘Alright [name], please capture or upload a photo of yourself. You may even end up on a billboard!’ it says.
Once you’ve uploaded your photo, you can adjust it using the arrows on the left, or zoom in and out by clicking on the magnifying glass icon.
At this stage, you’ll also have to consent to Netflix’s uses of your image for its marketing campaign, as well as its terms and conditions.
The first episode of the dystopian series, titled ‘Joan Is Awful’, sees a woman discover a global streaming platform called Streamberry has launched a TV drama adaptation of her life
Finally, click continue, and you’ll see your face at the top of a fake Streamberry site, with the option to download your poster.
This isn’t the first time that a movie poster generator has been released in recent week.
To celebrate the release of new posters for the Barbie movie, Warner Bros Entertainment recently released a free tool called the Barbie Selfie Generator.
‘Welcome to Barbieland, where you can be Barbie (or Ken),’ the landing page for the tool reads. ‘Click below to become an instant icon!