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HBO Max Presents RTX at Home Animation Festival September 15-25

Global virtual celebration of creators and talent from popular animated Rooster Teeth shows will stream live on and Rooster Teeth apps. 

AUSTIN, TEXAS -- RTX at Home, a virtual RTX event taking place September 15-25, has announced 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 brings together creators, writers, producers, talent, and personalities from some of the most popular 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.

The festival will stream live on and Rooster Teeth apps and is presented by HBO Max, the new streaming platform from WarnerMedia.

RTX at Home Animation Festival programming schedule:


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 will be 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 is time for Death Battle panel with Wiz and Boomstick exploring the wonderfully gorey world that is the show. 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. Will not QUIT! Come join the 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 and answer some questions.


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, the panel is just to have a good time. See 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. 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 must 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 have done so far. Join 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 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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. The program will stream live on and the Rooster Teeth apps, with all of the panel programming available at no charge for all FIRST members. Several showcase panels will be available for free for everyone.

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

Source: Rooster Teeth