Mobile-first entertainment company Seriously has teamed up once again with Golden Globe-nominated animation studio Reel FX for a second original short in the Best Fiends game-inspired franchise: Visit Minutia. The vacation adventure comes on the heels of debut short, Boot Camp, which racked up over 6.4 million views in the months following its launch.
The new short launches Thursday, August 31 on the Best Fiends YouTube Channel.
Best Fiends: Visit Minutia is helmed by Reel FX Director Augusto Schillaci (VFX supervisor, Book of Life; add’l art director, Free Birds) and features an all-star voice cast comprising Pamela Adlon (Better Things), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), David Herman (Office Space), Maurice LaMarche (Futurama), Kate Walsh (13 Reasons Why) and Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars).
The comedic CG short takes viewers through the island of Minutia, the land of sun and fun, and follows the vacation follies of JoJo, Howie, Temper, Gordon and friends. Every attempt at relaxation and adventure is quickly thwarted by the hordes of slugs at every turn, packing the beaches, invading the buffet and generally spoiling any moment of leisure.
A special Visit Minutia event will also be available for players in the Best Fiends mobile game app, so fans can watch the animation and play through in-game content that extends the experience. You can download Best Fiends at download.bestfiends.com.
Seriously is planning additional shorts tied to fresh in-game content to be released throughout the year, further building the Best Fiends brand.