The Misadventures: Sci-Fi on a Budget

In Part 1 of The Misadventures – Sci-Fi on a budget, we’ll be talking with Adrian Croom, co-founder of Alleyway Art Entertainment and co-creator of The Misadventures web series. In Part 2 we’ll hear from The Misadventures co-creator Jon McMahon who represents the other half of Alleyway Art.

"we are all [artists] competing for people's attention"

Adrian Croom – Photo by Lucas Purvis

Many artists run into creative dead ends when their imaginations are bigger than their budgets. Ideas get scrapped, scripts get shortened, visions are scaled back. In some cases, projects that have a lot of potential never see the light of day. But if you believe in your idea and you want it bad enough, you find a way to make it happen.  Meet Adrian Croom, co-creator of The Misadventures.

What sort of content do you and Jon create and how long have you been doing it?
Alleyway Art really just started as comedic entertainment. Beaver Kneaver was the first film that Alleyway Art jumped into, and we have developed lots of smaller short films over the years. Alleyway Art is an ensemble of Austin local artists, making what we consider clever entertaining content. Jon and I met in middle school and have been best friends and collaborators ever since.

What is The Misadventures?
The Misadventures is an epic science fiction space adventure that carries its story through multiple mediums. We started with a sixteen episode live action web-series.  It has since evolved into a comic strip, ebook, and animation.

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