RTX at Home Animation Festival Presented by HBO Max Brings the Creators and Talent Behind Popular Animated Series to Global Audiences September 15-25

Austin, Texas – September 4, 2020 – RTX at Home, a virtual RTX event taking place September 15-25, is thrilled to announce the RTX at Home Animation Festival panel lineup presented by HBO Max. RTX at Home Animation Festival brings fans together from across the globe to celebrate the coolest and most beloved animation today. The schedule announced today brings together creators, writers, producers, talent and personalities from some of the most beloved animated Rooster Teeth shows to share exclusive reveals from their series, announcements and more. In addition, panels like “I am Woman, Hear Me Perform!” will take a closer look at the undeniable forces that diversity, equity and inclusion have on animation today. RTX at Home Animation Festival will stream live on RoosterTeeth.com and Rooster Teeth apps. RTX at Home Animation Festival is presented by HBO Max, the new streaming platform from WarnerMedia that offers 10,000 hours of powerhouse programming for everyone in the home.

RTX at Home Animation Festival programming schedule:

 

RWBY

Wednesday, September 16, 12:00 PM CT

Join the cast and crew of RWBY for exclusive sneak peeks at Volume 8 and first looks at products from the expanding RWBY universe! Writers and directors Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna and Eddy Rivas and joined by Lead Producer Laura Yates and lead voice actresses Lindsay Jones (Ruby Rose), Kara Eberle (Weiss Schnee), Barbara Dunkelman (Yang Xiao Long) and Arryn Zech (Blake Belladonna).

 

RWBY: The Grimm Campaign

Thursday, September 17, 1:00 PM CT

Dungeons & Dragons meets RWBY in this new series from Rooster Teeth. Catch up with the hosts as they chat about how the series came to life and why they love D&D so much!

 

Death Battle

Thursday, September 17, 3:00 PM CT

IT’S TIME FOR DEATH BATTLE PANEL! Join Wiz and Boomstick in this panel where we explore the wonderfully gorey world that is DEATH BATTLE. From Research to Animation to Bloopers to Commentary, delve deeper with the creators of your favorite battles and get a look at what’s to come!

 

RWBY & gen:LOCK x Scholastic: Meet the Authors

Friday, September 18, 1:30 PM CT

Meet with the authors of the new young-adult novels RWBY: Fairy Tales of Remnant and genLOCK: Storm Warning. Hear the inspiration behind the books with surprising secrets to be revealed!

 

Recorded by Arizal

Monday, September 21, 4:00 PM CT

Learn about the world of Maktaba through Arizal’s eyes as she records her journey into adulthood. Come for exclusive never-before-seen content and start your journey of discovery with us.

 

Red vs. Blue: Zero to Sixty

Tuesday, September 22, 1:00 PM CT

Red vs Blue just. Won’t. QUIT! Come join us as we race into the latest season! Ride shotgun with the cast and crew behind Red vs. Blue: Zero.

 

Backwardz Compatible

Tuesday, September 22, 3:00 PM CT

Join Kyle Taylor, Miles Luna, Sam Mitchell and Cole Gallian as they entertain you and answer some questions.

 

RTAA

Wednesday, September 23, 12:00 PM CT

While we know you’d love to learn more about the extensive animation process that goes into crafting each episode of RTAA, honestly we’re just here to have a good time. Join us as we show you weird videos and gab about the crappy art style.

 

I am Woman, Hear Me Perform!

Wednesday, September 23, 1:00 PM CT

Women in Animation Austin presents a panel on voice acting in animation featuring professional voice actresses from the varied world of animation and games! Join them to learn more about the voice acting profession and how these women made their careers in entertainment. Featuring G.K. Bowes (Street Fighter V, gen:LOCK), Christine Marie Cabanos (Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, Recorded by Arizal), Monica Rial (Dragon Ball Super, gen:LOCK) Kdin Jenzen (RWBY) and more, moderated by Chastity Vicencio, Senior Producer at Gamespot.

 

Recreyo Live

Wednesday, September 23, 4:00 PM CT

From animation creator Cypherden comes Recreyo! In this live animated series, a group of friends are thrown into a brand new scenario where they have to survive – and a live audience gets to decide what happens!

 

I Have Notes: On RTX

Thursday, September 24, 4:30 PM CT

I Have Notes features members of the Rooster Teeth Animation team as they discuss creativity in the animation industry, their upcoming projects, and what they’ve done so far. Join us for a live recording of this animation podcast!

 

RTX at Home is a virtual RTX event taking place September 15-25. Earlier this year RTX Austin was delayed and then ultimately cancelled. RTX at Home will invite the worldwide Rooster Teeth fandom to watch panels, catch exclusive reveals from their favorite series and join in on virtual events that will bring fans together from around the world to celebrate their love of all things Rooster Teeth. RTX at Home will stream live on RoosterTeeth.com and the Rooster Teeth apps, with all of the panel programming available at no charge for all FIRST members. A number of showcase panels will be available for free for everyone.

 

The 2019 RTX Animation Festival attracted thousands of animation enthusiasts to downtown Austin for three days of exclusive panels and screenings including an exclusive chat about OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes with series creator Ian Jones-Quartey, a peek inside the bizarre world of Adult Swim’s Tigtone and premieres from Rooster Teeth animated series like RWBY and Death Battle.

 

To keep up to date with RTX at Home, interested attendees can RSVP at rtxevent.com.

About HBO Max

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer offering, which debuted May 27, 2020. With 10,000 hours of curated premium content, HBO Max offers powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich library including motion picture and TV series from Warner Bros., highlights from New Line, and catalog titles from DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more.

Website: HBOMax.com

About RTX

RTX is the show where gaming meets the internet. Established in 2011 in Austin, TX, RTX has grown from 600 attendees to more than 65,000 at RTX Austin 2019, and international events in Sydney and London. Major brands like AT&T, HP and Intel find a home on the RTX show floor, where they activate and engage with influential fans of gaming, anime, and internet culture. Find out more at RTXEvent.com

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique weekly viewers across its RoosterTeeth.com hub and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia s a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others, as well as Xandr’s suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers.