The adventure begins… a new time!
Metapigeon, the development and production company of multimedia giant Critical Role. announced today that The company received a lecture podcast. among: Semi-improvised sound drama. The news marks Critical Role’s first major step in developing a new IP and follows the recent announcement that Amazon Studios has secured a multi-year first-party TV and film purchase agreement with the company.
Ben Van Der Fluit, senior vice president of business and content development for Critical Role, said: “As part of our ongoing effort to expand the types of narratives we share and leverage new storytellers, Critical Role’s Critical Role narratives are a must-see. other We remain focused on exploring a wide range of intellectual property across a wide range of media.” Statement “Working with speakers of among It’s a dream—we’re big fans of the worlds they create. And we look forward to continuing to foster their creative dreams.”
“Instead of the horn and explosion emoji that would represent our most genuine feelings, We can honestly say that we are very fortunate to have found partners with such passion and exceptional talent in creative multimedia storytelling,” the founders added in the podcast. “Critical Role and Metapigeon help We can bring Midst to life in ways we never thought possible. And we can’t wait to share what’s in store with fans. both old and new.”
Presented as an ongoing fiction podcast series. among Relies on three unreliable narrators. (known as a production studio called “Third Persons”) who voice, perform characters, create lore and effects. and break the fourth wall with original music and creative sound design. All of these help manage A sound experience like no other Each episode also features original artwork from famous artists such as Ricardo Bessa. Lap Poon Choeng, Will Kirkbyand more. Season 3 of among in progress
As part of the acquisition The show’s first two seasons will be released under Critical Role and Metapigeon, featuring remastered audio as well as new video versions. The first three episodes of the series will be released for free on April 11, 12, and 13 on Critical Role’s YouTube channel (next episodes will be released weekly at 5 a.m. PT). A unique and also available in podcast format. Members will have the opportunity to access the first five episodes on April 11 and subsequent episodes two weeks in advance. among website, as well as bonus content such as documents and artifacts to enhance the world of the story.
Since launching as a web-based tabletop role-playing game among friends in 2015, Critical Role has grown into one of the largest independent media companies in the industry. over the years The organization, comprising and founded by award-winning voice actors Liam O’Brien, Laura Bailey, Ashley Johnson, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe and Matthew Mercer, has expanded its reach and popularity with (among other things) ), graphic novels, non-fiction books, podcasts, live events, non-profit foundations (Critical Role Foundation) and tabletop game publishing company (Darrington Press).
In 2022, following a massive Kickstarter success, Critical Role released the first season of the critically acclaimed animated series for adults. Legend of Vox Machina in prime video The show, which recently ended its second season. It has been renewed for a third season. and a new series based on Critical Role’s second most popular campaign. the great nineIt is scheduled to start production soon.