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Adult Swim To Premiere ‘Apollo Gauntlet’ at Rooster Teeth Animation Festival

Adult Swim to premiere the first two episodes of new 2D-animated adventure comedy series created by Canadian animator Myles Langlois and produced by 6 Point Harness, Mosaic, and Williams Street.

AUSTIN, TX -- The Rooster Teeth Animation Festival has announced that Adult Swim will be premiering the first two episodes of new series Apollo Gauntlet at the event, which takes place during RTX Austin July 7-9 at the Austin Convention Center and kicks off on July 6 with a “FIRST Night” screening at the Paramount Theater. Adult Swim will also screen more than an hour of sneak peeks at new animation during a special screening entitled “Adult Swim Presents” during the Rooster Teeth Animation Festival with an exclusive Q&A with the creators of Apollo Gauntlet and Squidbillies.

Attendees will have two opportunities to catch the first two episodes of Apollo Gauntlet and more great Adult Swim exclusives during Rooster Teeth Animation Festival:

  • On July 6 during “FIRST Night” at the Paramount Theater as part of RTX Austin
  • During the exclusive “Adult Swim Presents” screening at Rooster Teeth Animation Festival

On Earth, Paul Cassidy, is just another cop, but when the evil Dr. Benign transports him to another world, he becomes a new kind of hero. With the help of a magical suit and a set of talking gauntlets, he’s able to fight crime exactly the way he wants...and he’ll do it as Apollo Gauntlet! Set in a futuristic medieval society, the quarter-hour animated adventure comedy series is created by Myles Langlois and is produced by MONDO’s animation studio, Six Point Harness, and Mosaic.

Rooster Teeth Animation Festival is in its second year and bigger and better than ever, with panels and exclusive screenings from animators including Frederator, Cyanide and Happiness (Explosm Entertainment), Mondo Media, Mashed, and more, and an exclusive theatrical screening of the Netflix Original series Castlevania at the Paramount Theater on July 7, the day it releases on Netflix.

All RTX Austin ticket holders can access Rooster Teeth Animation Festival. Now in its seventh year, RTX Austin will draw more than 65,000 attendees to the Austin Convention Center July 7-9 to play the newest unreleased video games, see top Internet celebrities in live shows and panels, and experience the best in gaming, animation, and entertainment.

Single day and weekend passes for RTX Austin 2017 are still available at starting at $35.00. Children ages 6 and under get free admittance with a paying adult.

Source: Rooster Teeth Animation Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.