Kiwi YouTube gaming comedy trio levels up
New Zealand-based YouTube comedy trio Viva La Dirt League – which is behind popular video game skit series like Epic NPC Man and Game Logic – has signed with Creative Artists Agency, writes James Hale for online video news source Tubefilter.com.
The League (aka Adam King, Rowan Bettjeman, and Alan Morrison) has been uploading their skits to YouTube since 2011; their channel has nearly 2.6 million subscribers and brings around 30 million views per month.
Thanks to fan funding, they produce three videos per week: on Mondays, an episode of Bored, a The Office-esque series about working in retail; on Wednesdays, an episode of Epic NPC Man, about the trials and triumphs (but mostly trials) of fantasy roleplaying games; and on Fridays, an episode of Game Logic, about universal gamer experiences like the loot wiggle, questionable stealthiness, and healing with food.
CAA notes that the trio is known for “their commitment to incredibly accurate costume creation, filming relevant locations to content, and premium narrative scripting.”
Signing with a major Los Angeles talent agency caps another strong year for the Auckland-based content creators, whose FPS Logic sketch series was also a finalist in the Best Scripted Series category of the highly-regarded Streamy Awards for online video.
Original article: James Hale, Tubefilter, 1 December 2020
Photo: Viva La Dirt League