Titmouse and 'Transformers' Will Headline RTX Animation Fest 2018

The creators of 'Ballmastrz: 9009,' 'Niko and the Sword of Light,' and more descend upon Austin.

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This year’s RTX Animation Festival in Austin, Texas is bringing some of the internet’s heaviest hitters under one roof. Inverse has the exclusive on which award-winning studios and web animation juggernauts will appear, from Titmouse to Transformers.

From August 3 through August 5, the RTX Animation Festival will take place at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, the home of Red Vs. Blue and RWBY creators Rooster Teeth.

Among the guests and studios set to appear, Titmouse president and owner Chris Prynoski will speak at an animation writing and directing panel. Also from Titmouse will be Christy Karacas (Ballmastrz: 9009) and Robe Hoegee (Niko and the Sword of Light). The Titmouse panel will take place Saturday, August 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the JW Marriott.

Meanwhile, Mondo Media will feature a panel focused on Gary and His Demons, a new series on VRV about an aging demon slayer tired of his “chosen one” status. The panel will be moderated by Mondo CEO Brendan Burch, who will premiere new shorts including the Season 2 premiere of Turbo Fantasy.

Also attending will be Studio Yotta, Mashed with channel manager Tom Jenkins, and Machinima, which will screen Transformers: Power of the Primes, along with a Q&A with showrunner FJ DeSanto.

The following are all the other studios, shows, and web talents appearing at this year’s RTX Animation Festival, adjacent to the annual summer extravaganza RTX Austin: Cyanide & Happiness, How It Should Have Ended, Flashgitz, Frederator Studios, Neebs Gaming, OnlyLeigh, ScrewAttack, Paul “OtaKing” Johnson, Kirsten Lepore (known for the 2016 viral hit Hi Stranger), Bobbypills, SexuaLobster, Okay Samurai, GammaGirls.

Optimus Primal will appear in 'Transformers: Power of the Primes' on Machinima.


To attend RTX Animation Festival, you’ll need a ticket to RTX Austin. If you have one, great! If you don’t, you can still pick up single day and weekend passes at the official RTX Austin website.

RTX Animation Festival will take place on August 3-5.