Orbital Redux

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Orbital Redux

Our most ambitious live experience yet: an eight-episode, live performed, scripted science fiction adventure.

Created by Butcher Bird partner, Steven Calcote, and Butcher Bird Executive Producer, Lillian Diaz-Przybyl, Orbital Redux premiered on Legendary Digital’s Alpha platform. With a live band providing the score, live special effects, and of course, live performances, captured with up to 10 cameras mounted in and around our set, Orbital was an immediate hit with the Alpha community, creating an unmissable weekly experience.

“…story evolved along with the fan base.”

And, because of the flexibility of live, we were able to adjust scripts weekly to create call-backs to fan choice points, or simply focus in on particular elements of the story to which the audience responded. While fully scripted from the first, the reactions of the audience drove a series of tweaks to character moments and relationships as the story evolved along with the fan base. In addition to the story episode, we partnered with Nerdist, who produced a pre-show and post-show at our studio: the pre-show building up the hype for that week’s episode, and the post-show featuring cast and guests to explore the themes in the episode they just watched.   

“With a live band providing the score, live special effects,
and of course, live performances, captured with up to 10 cameras… Orbital was an immediate hit with the Alpha community…”

Delve in deeper at OrbitalRedux.com.

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