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    • matt

      Global Login Fix and Schedule Update

      5 days ago

      Hey yo -

      Yesterday we rolled out an update that addresses one of our community’s biggest pain points: global login. With this fix, it’s now easier to watch Sponsor content on all our sites – including Rooster Teeth, Achievement Hunter, Funhaus, ScrewAttack, and The Know – without having to log in on every single site. Facebook logins actually work now, too. It's Zuckerbergarific.

      This update also fixes a previous video queuing issue, which means you can now add videos from all of our sites to a single queue. Huzzah!

      This is one of many steps we’re taking to improve your experience on all of the Rooster Teeth sites. Even the ones with Gus. This is a huge priority throughout the rest of the year. As always, we appreciate your feedback. Your input is what enables us to design the sites you want.

      Speaking of improvements...

      Thursdays Are Getting Awesomer

      As we grow and continue adding new shows to our roster, we have to occasionally take a step back and make sure our schedule is functioning like a well-oiled machine, or at least as well as a Spanish-speaking robot with well-lubed nuts. With the Day 5 premiere coming up on Sunday, June 19 (hell yeah!), now seems like the perfect time to move some of our usual Sunday content to a new day.

      Starting this week, you’ll notice some new activity at 11:00 a.m. CT on Thursdays. That spot will now be home to RT Life and the Sponsor Vlog. Episodes for each show will be posted every other week; there will be a new RT Life this Thursday, May 26 (Fridays for the public), and the next Sponsor Vlog will go up on Thursday, June 2. The schedule for those shows will repeat in that pattern from here on out.

      Thanks, and as always please leave us any and all feedback. Unless you are Gus.

    • JeremyWaters asked matt a question

      Hey Matt, I was wondering when might we be expecting a soundtrack for Lazer Team in the Rooster Teeth store or on iTunes? Thanks

      Answered: Mar 4, 2016

      It's on iTunes now!

    • Mairi asked matt a question

      Hey Matt! Loved Lazer Team, but I was an $125 backer with the signed copy, and my DVD only had one signature on it. Is that expected? You guys also missed my name in the credits :( Too busy for me?

      Answered: Feb 3, 2016

      Yes, that's how we did all the DVDs. The credits was a perk that started at $300. Hope that clears confusion. Thanks for backing!

    • ShotgunWoman asked matt a question

      Will the unrated version of Lazer Team be released at some point, or at least the scenes that were edited to have the movie remain PG-13? The unrated scene in Gavin's mind was phenomenal.

      Answered: Feb 3, 2016

      Probably but I don't know when yet. Thanks!

    • matt

      Wow - even more new Lazer Team screenings!

      4 months ago

      Edit: apparently I jumped the gun on posting this journal before all the events were live, but they are all available now, including these even newer ones! Who's up for a screening in Hawaii? Mahalo!

      New US Screenings

      Consolidated Ward 16 (Honolulu, HI)
      AMC Creve Coeur 12 (Creve Coeur, MO)
      AMC Quail Springs Mall 24 (Oklahoma City, OK)

      Temple Premiere Cinema 16 (Temple, TX)
      AMC Showplace Schererville 12 (Highland, IN)
      AMC Showplace Edwardsville 12 (Edwardsville, IL)
      AMC Star Great Lakes 25 & IMAX (Auburn Hills, MI)

      Thanks to our awesome community Tugg has been able to add a lot more screenings for Lazer Team. Better jump on these fast, there are only 2 weeks left to confirm these events, and they’ll only happen if enough people buy tickets. Let's make sure everyone gets a chance to see Lazer Team in theaters! for tickets to all of these screenings and others. Don't forget, everyone with tickets to screenings on the 27th and 28th will get an RT Store 25% off discount code and access to exclusive LT merch!

      US Screenings

      Marcus West Acres Cinema (Fargo, ND)

      Marcus Parkwood Cinema (Waite Park, MN)

      Regency Charter Centre (Huntington Beach, CA)

      Regency Buenaventura 6 (Ventura, CA)

      Cinemapolis (Ithaca, NY)

      Coming Attractions - Pony Village (North Bend, OR)

      Malco Corinth Cinema (Corinth, MS)

      Malco Fort Smith Cinema (Fort Smith, AR)

      B&B Mall 8 Hutchinson Theatre (Hutchinson, KS)

      Premiere Cinema 18 at Bassett Place Mall (El Paso, TX)

      The Grand 18 - Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, NC)

      Merril's Roxy Cinemas (Burlington, VT)

      The Grand 14 - Ambassador (Lafayette, LA)

      The Grand 16 - Panama City (Panama City, FL)

      The Grand 18 - Hattiesburg (Hattiesburg, MS)

      Megaplex South Jordan at The District (South Jordan, UT)

      UEC Theatres Premiere 12 - State College (State College, PA)

      Premiere Westgate Mall Cinema 6 (Amarillo, TX)

      AMC Showplace Richmond 11 (Richmond, IN)

      Megaplex West Valley at Valley Fair Mall (West Valley City, UT)

      MANN Theatres Lake 12 (Baxter, MN)

      MANN Theatres Grandview 2 (St Paul, MN)

      AmStar 14 - Anderson (Anderson, SC)

      AmStar 14 - Mooresville (Moorseville, NC)

      The Grand 16 - Slidell (Slidell, LA)

      13th Avenue Warren (Wichita, KS)

      Marcus College Square (Cedar Falls, IA)

      Marcus Addison Cinema (Addison, IL)

      Marcus Cedar Creek Cinema (Rothschild, WI)

      All Saints Cinema (Tallahassee, FL)

      Pageant Theatre (Chico, CA)

      Bangor Mall Cinemas 10 (Bangor, ME)

      Studio Movie Grill Holcomb Bridge (Alpharetta, GA)

      AMC Showplace Hobart 12 (Merrillville, IN)

      AMC Owings Mills 17 (Owings Mills, MD)

      Celebration! Cinema Carousel (Muskegon, MI)

      The Grand Cinema (Tacoma, WA)

      Yelm Cinemas (Yelm, WA)

      AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 (Vernon Hills, IL)

      AMC Loews Liberty Tree Mall (Danvers, MA)

      AMC Livonia 20 (Novi, MI)

      AMC Showplace New Lenox 14 (New Lenox, IL)

      AMC Star Gratiot 21 (Clinton Township, MI)

      AMC Potomac Mills 18 (Woodbridge, VA)

      AMC Showplace Naperville 16 (Naperville, IL)

      AMC Loews New Brunswick 18 (Piscataway, NJ)

      AMC Headquarters Plaza 10 (Morristown, NJ)

      AMC Newport on the Levee (Amelia, OH)

      Palace Theatre (Syracuse, NY)

      AMC Westminster Promenade (Broomfield, CO)

      AMC Chesterfield 14 (Ballwin, MO)

      AMC Kent Station 14 (Kent, WA)

      Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park (Katy, TX)

      AMC Ontario Mills 30 (Ontario, CA)

      AMC Mission Valley 20 (San Diego, CA)

      AMC Deer Valley 16 (Antioch, CA)

      Regency Agoura Hills Stadium 8 (Agoura Hills, CA)

      Reading Cinemas Cal Oaks 17 (Murrieta, CA)

      AMC Mercado 20 (San Jose, CA)

      AMC Showplace Manteca 16 (Manteca, CA)

      Santikos Palladium IMAX (Boerne, TX)

      UK Screenings

      Showcase Leeds Cinema de Lux (West Yorkshire, UK)

      Prince Charles Cinema (London, UK)

      Dudley Castle Gate Way (DY1 4TA)

      Newham Jenkins Lane (IG11 0AD)

      AUS Screenings

      Grand Whitfords Marmion Ave (WA 6025)

      (BTW - still working on more for Canada and Ireland!)

    • matt

      New Lazer Team screenings!

      5 months ago

      Here are a bunch of new Lazer Team screenings just added in case you missed them or tried earlier and your town was sold out. Go to for tickets and more locations!

      Broadway Theatre ( Medford, WI )
      Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo ( Kalamazoo, MI )

      Marcus Duluth Cinema (Duluth, MN)

      Camelot Theater - Greenville (Greenville, SC)

      Kiggins Theatre (Vancouver, WA)

      AMC Houma Palace 10 (Houma, LA)

      AMC Loews Boston Commons 19 (Boston, MA)

      AMC Concord Mills 24 (Charlotte, NC)

      Carmike Seth Childs 12 (Manhattan, KS)

      Studio Movie Grill - Simi Valley (Santa Clarita, CA)

      Studio Movie Grill Scottsdale (Scottsdale, AZ)

      AMC Showplace Terre Haute 12 (Terre Haute, IN)

      AMC The Regency 20 (Brandon, FL)

      Coming Attractions - Seaside Cinema (Seaside, OR)

      AMC Town Square 18 (Las Vegas, NV)

      AMC Downtown Disney 12 (Anaheim, CA)

      Kerasotes Showplace 14 (Secaucus, NJ)

      The Screening Room (Amherst, NY)

      KiMO Theater (Albuquerque, NM)

      AMC Showplace Hamilton 8 (Hamilton, OH)

      Megaplex Cedar City Stadium 8 (Cedar City, UT)

      Megaplex at the Gateway (Salt Lake City, UT)

      Regency Sterling 6 (San Bernardino, CA)

      Aggieland Premiere Cinema 16 ( Bryan, TX )
      Studio Movie Grill Dallas Royal Lane (Dallas, TX )
      AMC Star Dubuque 14 ( Dubuque, IA )
      Studio Movie Grill City Centre ( Houston, TX)
      Studio Movie Grill - Colleyville (COLLEYVILLE, TX )
      Studio Movie Grill - Chatham ( Chicago, IL )
      Studio Movie Grill- The Colony ( The Colony, TX )
      Studio Movie Grill Spring Valley ( Dallas, TX)
      Studio Movie Grill - Northwest Highway (Dallas, TX )
      AMC Showplace Inver Grove 16 ( Inver Grove Heights, MN )
      AMC Studio 28 & IMAX with Dine-In Theatres ( Olathe, KS )
      Carmike Grand Prairie 18 ( Peoria, IL )
      Goodrich Capital 8 ( Jefferson City, MO )
      Premiere Cinemas Waco Square Premiere Cinema 6 ( Waco, TX )
      AMC Highlands Ranch 24 ( Highlands Ranch, CO )
      AMC Mesa Grand 24 ( Mesa, AZ )
      AMC South Bay Galleria 16 ( Redondo Beach, CA )
      Studio Movie Grill - Rocklin ( Rocklin, CA )
      AMC Saratoga 14 ( San Jose, CA )
      AMC Covina 17 ( Covina, CA )
      AMC Eastridge 15 & IMAX ( San Jose, CA )
      AMC Bay Street 16 ( Emeryville, CA )

      Goodrich Eastside 9 (Lafayette, IN)

      CEC Theatres Bemidji 10 (Bemidji, MN)

      Aggieland Premiere Cinema 16 (Bryan, TX)

      AMC Studio 30 & IMAX with Dine-In Theatres (Olathe, KS)

      Odeon Manchester Printworks (Manchester, UK)

      Studio Movie Grill Wheaton ( Wheaton, IL )
      Studio Movie Grill Copperfield ( Houston, TX)
      Studio Movie Grill - Simi Valley ( Simi Valley, CA )

      Studio Movie Grill Plano ( Plano, TX )

      AMC Loews Nassau Metroplex 10 (Levittown, NY )
      Spectrum 8 Theatres ( Albany, NY )
      Funtime Colonial Park Cinemas 4 (Harrisburg, PA )
      FunTime Cinemas - South York Cinemas 4 (York, PA )
      Studio Movie Grill - Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN )
      Showcase Cinemas Seekonk Route 6 (Seekonk, MA )
      Providence Place Cinemas 16 & IMAX (Providence, RI )
      Showcase Island 16: Cinema de Lux (Holtsville, NY )
      Showcase Cinemas Concourse Plaza Multiplex Cinemas ( Bronx, NY )
      Showcase City Center 15: Cinema de Lux (White Plains, NY )
      Showcase Cinemas Cross Country Multiplex Cinemas ( Yonkers, NY )
      AMC Dartmouth Mall 11 ( North Dartmouth, MA )
      AMC Sunrise 8 ( Sunrise, FL )
      Cinemagic Grand in Clarks Pond ( South Portland, ME )
      Carmike 10 - Pittsburgh ( Pittsburgh, PA )
      AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24 & IMAX (Hampton, VA )
      Michigan Theater ( Ann Arbor, MI )
      B&B Chenal 9 IMAX Theatre ( Little Rock, AR )
      AMC Village Mall 6 ( Danville, IL )
      Marcus Hollywood Cinema ( Grand Chute, WI )

      Northgate Reel Theatre (Boise, ID)

      Coming Attractions - Broadway (Eureka, CA)

      AMC Raceway 10 (Westbury, NY)

      Cinemagic in Merrimack (Merrimack, NH)

      Huskisson Cinemas (Huskisson, NSW, AU, 2540)
      Village Cinemas - Shepparton (Shepparton, VIC, AU, 3630)
      Readings Cinemas - Maitland (Maitland, NSW, AU, 2320)
      Readings Cinemas - Mandurah (Mandurah, WA, AU, 6210)
      Readings Cinemas - Sunbury (VIC, AU, 3429)
      Reading Cinema Dubbo (Dubbo, NSW, AU, 2830)
      Hoyts - Hibiscus Coast (Hibiscus Coast, N, NZ, 0932)

    • matt


      5 months ago

      As promised, Lazer Team tickets are now on sale at! If the screening in your area is already sold out, click "Host a Film Event" to set up an additional screening or "Subscribe for Updates" to see if more tickets become available in your area!

    • matt

      Lazer Team coming to theaters this January!

      7 months ago

      One year ago we started principal photography on our first feature length film, Lazer Team. It’s been a labor of love for all of us at Rooster Teeth, and we’ve been inspired and driven by the unbelievable support of our community to make it the best damn movie we possibly could.

      Today we’re happy to let you know that Lazer Team will be available in theaters January 27, 2016! Physical and digital copies of Lazer Team will be distributed to our amazing Indiegogo backers at the same time.

      There’s a lot more great news to come, including an exciting partnership on a huge digital platform we’ll be announcing very soon. So stay tuned.

      The entire Rooster Teeth community has done so much to make this movie happen, and in the months to come we are going to be calling on you once again. We need you to get the word out about how, when and where to see the movie. Your response to our record-breaking Indiegogo campaign exceeded our expectations, and we’ve tried our hardest to make sure the movie exceeds yours. We’re excited for you to be able to share it with your friends and family as something we can all be proud of having made possible together.


    • matt

      9 months ago

    • matt

      what a week!

      9 months ago

      It's been a great week already and RTX hasn't even started yet. We've been having a ton of fun doing ADR (dialog replacement) and visual effects for Lazer Team, we got a sweet new 3D printer, finalized a lot of awesome videos for this weekend, and my wife just put the last touches on some super cute RWBY cosplay outfits for our kids. (They are going to own the show floor! Deal with it.) Also, importantly, my friend @gstrompolos publicly reconfirmed our company's commitment to valuing creators and working hard to make sense of the complicated world of IP rights.

      But best of all Marcus got us a Penny Press for RTX y'all. 4 designs - gotta catch 'em all.

      See you this weekend!

  • Comments (10726)

    • mistFAWKES

      3 months ago

      hey man, do you guys make more money if i watch content on this site over youtube? really wouldn't be all that inconvenient when i'm at my desktop, if it'll increase your ability to make quality content i am more than down.

    • TheDemonY

      3 months ago

      Hello Matt.

      I just wanted to quickly let you know that you are an amazing person, the things that you have done are always appreciated by me and countless others.

      Thank you.

    • BricBrac Eagle Scout and Explorer

      4 months ago

      Hey Matt, there's two showings for Lazer Team near me in Pittsburgh on the 27th, but they're both sold out (I had to wait till pay day to buy my ticket). Is there anyway to get another ticket or something? Just wondering if you might have any idea on what to do here.

    • br0wnbr0th4 The Greed

      4 months ago

      Thanks for looking into the Video queue problem (handing it to Adam/IT guys) - they added a REMOVE ALL ITEMS button. Life saver. Thanks again

    • HOWtwoROCK

      5 months ago

      Matt if you ever consider having an NY branch for RT we have a big brewery that's closing down and its for sale. I'll provide a picture of the location if you're interested

    • Ajkaine0423

      5 months ago

      Today is the anniversary of my mom's death. She passed away when I was 12. I am 18 now and looking back I don't think I could of made it through that time without you guys.

      I had the support of my family and friends, but Rooster Teeth made me laugh again. You guys made me smile. I wanted to properly thank you for that. So thank you! Every last one of you. Thank you.

    • shangmaster

      7 months ago

      Why is it that in any photo i see of you, you kind of have that disappointed father look that just says "...cmon idiots, just... just stop"

    • SkyStrider

      8 months ago

      Matt i have a question for you. Would this happen to be you?

      It looks a lot like you. only with more hair.

    • TC_MadPrince

      8 months ago

      MATT! MATT! MATT! MAAAAAAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTTTT! Can I get a free sponsorship? Pretty please? (If not that can I get hired?)

      • TC_MadPrince

        7 months ago

        Ok whoever modded this lame it was just a joke.

    • Pksmash

      9 months ago

      I feel like the founders of Roosterteeth were monumentally high when they came up with their company name because in a million years, the words rooster and teeth would never cross my mind at the same time.

    • IronBridge

      9 months ago

      I upload new and interesting facts everyday in my series:

      "Fact of The Day"

      Hope to see you there!

    • Ninja_Dragon The Infamous 535

      9 months ago

      I spoke to you regarding the song I wrote, "The Ballad of the Infamous 535". This is a better version than the one you were given. (I started re-recording it shortly after I sent a copy to Chelsea) It's still not as polished as some of my other recordings, but its nature as a old-style folk tune allows for such roughness until I finally have a reason to redo it.

      Hope you enjoy the music!

    • gi_goku Anime Fan

      9 months ago

      Hey Matt. I have a few things to say/ask.

      1. RTX was so awesome and a blast! I hope I can make it next year. (And maybe get a VIP pass or be a Guardian (Props to those people for making RTX so amazing and run smoother than I thought) and arriving in Austin at least 2 days before and leaving the day after or 2 days after RTX because I missed so much sidequest fun and I kind of wanted to discover the city more).

      2. I was wondering what will happen to the Monty Memorial now since RTX is now over. I am not sure I heard what would happen to it.

    • LadyButters

      11 months ago

      Hi Matt!

      I have a question for you about food, odd though it may be. You see I am a chef, and have noticed that since you've moved to your new location you don't have a cafe or some such to sustain you all throughout the day. I know, only normal human beings need survive on more than booze and rice crispy treats. However, I wanted to know if you had plans to create an in-house spot for chow?

    • JackRivera

      11 months ago

      Hey, my name is Jack Rivera as you can see by my user name, I know what I'm going to ask may seem like a lot but I was wondering if it would be okay to get a slowed down animation of crescent rose transforming so that I can make a hand made plastic model version of it to be put on to a 1/100 MG Deathscythe Gundam that will be on display with three other Gundams that will look like the RWBY characters with Beacon as their background?

    • gi_goku Anime Fan

      11 months ago

      Hey Matt. I was wondering if the RT store will ever be selling the "Official Japanese RWBY Fanbook" again, at the time it was being sold in the RT store I did not have the money to buy one and also it was sold out by the time I had some money and then it was gone from the store.

    • CapnClickClack

      1 year ago

      I'm just here to slowly siphon off your popularity and steal your rightful place as king of Roosterteeth. #comingtogetcha

    • DoctorEmily

      1 year ago

      Why doesn't Doctor Emily Gray fix Lopez's voice box.

      How about if Church said that to like Simons and Simons tries to tell Sarge who ignores him and then 'comes up with the idea himself'. Then what if when she did, Lopez sounded like Church, then everyone was really creeped out and Lopez says a shit load of really mean stuff to all the reds that Sarge will just blame on the Blues. Then Doc Gray turns the Spanish back on. Just think of the funny possibilities.

    • GLORP

      1 year ago

      You may not read this but there is a girl in Rhode Island that is a huge fan of all things RT. Last year she was diagnosed with chronic Lyme Disease and has been unable to do the things a normal girl should be able to do. Tomorrow, Wednesday May 13, is her 16th birthday. She will not be able to celebrate it as she should due to her disease. Furthermore, tomorrow she will begin using IV bags that will make her feel like she has the flu. I have talked very briefly with her and she asked me to contact you to thank you (for what exact purpose I do not know), and said to ask for a temporary follow on Twitter @Lindsey_Clark11 or a friend request on this site. Her RT username is lindsey_11. What I am trying to do with this message is make her tomorrows featured user, but I don't know if I'm too late to make that deadline. I encourage you to please read the rest of her story as she said it on her Tumblr

    • Ted_McKenna Teddy Bear

      1 year ago

      Just while you are on the podcast discussing the Phillie Phanatic, the guy who has always worn the costume graduated from my high school.

    • Ted_McKenna Teddy Bear

      1 year ago

      Hey, Matt:
      I have a problem with the RT Store, but it wouldn't let me contact shop owner. I didn't know if you were the person to talk to or not, but if you aren't, would you mind letting me know who it is I should talk to. I am trying to track my order progress, but for whatever reason, it won't let me. I'm clicking the order number, but nothing happens. If you could get back to me by replying here, or sending me a message, that would be great.

    • Domalomalomanic

      1 year ago

      Hey Matt, I was hoping if you have some spare time that you could give me some feedback on this 2 minute opening to a film we did as part of our practical work for media. Silhouette. What you liked/disliked about it (cinematography, mise-en-scene, sound, editing and overall impression. Also anyone else reading this comment it would be great if you could provide feedback as well Thank You smiley1.gif

    • Adamzero143

      1 year ago

      Dropping by to say..You guys are awesome.

    • Beardlore

      1 year ago

      Hey, do you guys have any plans for Pax Aus this year? Tickets just came on

    • Matt_Ryan Russian Czar

      1 year ago

      Hia! So... you know the Warm Fuzzies thing. Welp, I thought to myself, "Hey why not send it two of my best friends, and an actual Rooster Teeth 'cast and crew'?"
      So, yeah. I just want to honestly thank you for all the work you've done in Rooster Teeth, I can't wait to see all the content you guys have in store (literally and figuratively) this year! :D

      Happy Valentine's Day, Matt! Have an awesome day!! smiley11.gifsmiley11.gifsmiley9.gif

    • dreamhntr

      1 year ago

      Hey Matt, I received the Lazer Team update email today and the announcement of Melbourne to be the premier international city. If I may make a suggestion, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is on between July 30th and August 16th. MIFF has a film market attached to it, assuming you will have this regions distribution through Hanabee, it might pay off to enter into the festival to attract attention of other region distributers.

    • JakeHCoker

      1 year ago

      Hey Matt, I tried checking the beta site login and get the response "Whoops, looks like something went wrong".

    • ChrisKordick

      1 year ago

      When I heard the news it just didn't seem real

    • Arwenestel1

      1 year ago

      Matt, I want to just say... I'm for the passing of Monty. It must be the worse thing imaginable. I didn't think in a million years that this would happen. Despite the fact that I've not met him before I cried my eyes out. When I had first heard about it I had thought it was a hoax. I had tried my damntest to find a way not to believe this til I got on roosterteeth. I can't imagine what you guys are going through. but my condolences to you and Everyone there. We Love You, Monty!

      • Arwenestel1

        1 year ago

        I'm for= In the passing of monty

    • DemetriusSa1

      1 year ago

      Dear Matt, I don't really know if this will mean anything substantial to you, but I just discovered RWBY, just flipping thru some anime channels, and was immediately hooked, upon further investigating the genius behind this project I was left heartbroken to hear of the loss of your friend and colleague.
      I am truly saddened and wish to convey my condolences for you and everyone at Rooster Teeth, as well as the family he's left behind.
      I hope after some time you will find the fortitude to continue on producing such great works!
      * a new (albeit latecomer) fan.

    • SN0R_1

      1 year ago

      Dear matt hullum,

      hello sir my name is Taran Worrell, and I am trying to contact you because simply I want to ask you if there was any way to get any kind of position at rooster teeth. I know you must get hundreds and hundreds of messages a day pertaining to this topic and are quite sick of seeing them. When I say any kind of position I mean any thing I would be happy being the coffee boy for the whole office being payed two dollars a day and I am not exaggerating at all about the coffee boy thing. I know you probably wont care but I just want to leave El paso and put every thing here behind me. I feel like if I stay here I am just going to end up in a dead end job at some fast food place unhappy and just wanting to end it all, But if there was any way that I could work for rooster teeth then I wouldnt be happier. In short I am willing to drop every thing in my life to work for your company in any way shape or form possible at all.

      Taran Hunter Worrell.

      P.S. I understand that this is a short message but i mean every thing I have said above and I truly hope that you get this. and thank you if you do. also my email is [email protected] if you do wish to reply to this message then please use that email. I had tried to message you but seeing as you are only accepting messages from friends i feel that this is the next best course of action.

    • Calebbro007

      1 year ago

      Dear Crew, I've watched things that Monty has been making since I was 14. Which was a while ago, anyhow, I just want to let everyone know that I am praying for His wife and family. This is truly devastating.
      There truly is nothing that can describe the pain and loss of a loved one.
      I really felt like I knew Monty personally though I never met the man. I will miss him very dearly. My deepest sympathies to his family.
      I'm so so sorry for your loss. Mr. Oum was a creative guru and I could see that he was an amazing friend.
      God bless.


    • sageofseven

      1 year ago

      i juust... fuck

    • AlesisCaldea

      1 year ago

      im so sorry for your terrible lost, its so sad, please keep working on RWBY =(

    • RWBYfan117

      1 year ago

      What is going to happen to RWBY? I know everyone in the fandom is wondering.

    • DestinMata

      1 year ago

      Thank you for all the years mony make a masterpiece that is RWBY as the continue to love your work as so many have come to know you one of the greatest animators and visionary of our time thank you Mony oum

    • MalicousDark

      1 year ago

      A guy who knew how to create entertainment that reached to countless people that would eventually bring them together and with that being said, my prayers and thoughts are with Monty's family and friends wishing them the best of luck for the present and the future
      RIP Monty Oum

    • triplcrwn5

      1 year ago

      In memory of Monty i will have a RVB and RWBY marathon. He will be missed but he will not be forgotten.

    • DamienDraco FutureRoosterTeethArtist

      1 year ago

      question!! Will you or any of the rooster teeth crew be going to Anime Expo this year?...if not i understand since well....monty is gone...i truly am sorry to hear he is gone...and if u are going to anime expo i want to show my dearest sorrow and comfort i can give to any of the crew...he was a great man...and i wish i could been able to do something to warn him about the medication he was going to take that caused this...if i knew before hand...gomen TnT

      RIP Monty Oum, may you dance with jesus on dance dance revolution up in heaven or have your own little world in heaven in which you live which that would be rwby....

    • Jimmycrack

      1 year ago

      I don't think there is much that can be said to convey the sadness and grief this loss evokes, but every word that is thoughtfully typed in this section is a testament to how much Monty will be missed.

      Monty once wrote, "I believe that the human spirit is indomitable. If you endeavor to achieve, it will happen given enough resolve." An inspiring outlook that he himself embodied. He worked hard to make the world just a little bit more beautiful for everyone and we should learn from his example. We should take this tragedy to remember that we're all here to make the world a little better for everyone else.

      Monty was a man to revere, admire and at times envy. His talent brought such incredible joy to those who were exposed to it. I can only lament over how I never had the opportunity to meet him, thinking that I could always do so if I bumped into him at one of the conventions we mutually attended.

      HIs talent, grace and unique perspective on life can never be replaced. I'm sure I speak for everyone in the community, including intermittent attendees such as myself when I say that our hearts go out to his family and close friends.

      We love you Monty and the world is better off for have known you.

      Lucky Trinh

    • Digital-Bluez Internet Mischief Maker

      1 year ago

      Hi Matt.

      I'm so sorry that I'm late in saying this. I was too consumed by sorrow when the news hit Monday morning.

      I've had nothing but respect for Monty; in his abilities, his determination, and in his creativity. He worked hard, believing in something he created. As a student of animation,I see him as an inspiration to study this field; an inspiration to create ground breaking worlds, much like he did with RWBY, though probably not of the same caliber of greatness RWBY had achieved with the fans. To hear that he passed away.... was soul shattering.

      All I could think of during that dark Monday was figuring out how best to honor him. And this was the best I could do. Still... I only wish I could have done more. In spite of this, what I have learned from Monty was that the dreams we wish to achieve die if no determination, resolve, and passion is behind it. And I refuse to give up in what I wish to achieve, just as he did.

      Thank you, Monty... you have lit the inspirational torches of the creative minds of this tight community, and you are immortalized in our minds.May you rest in paradise.

    • sinceremom

      1 year ago

      Monty's work is amazing, and I am very grateful that my son found him and the entire Rooster Teeth Community. You have inspired him to choose a path in animation, his biggest dream, which came in tie only with meeting all of you, especially Monty, one day.. I created an account today to express my appreciation for Monty and your crew and the inspiration you all bring to so many around the world. Your community, though almost entirely virtual, is a strong-knit one, and Monty's loss will be felt deeply.

      To an amazing artist, Monty ~ you inspired many in your too few years. Trust you will not be forgotten.

    • Lukin109

      1 year ago

      Hey Matt, do you think the new RT location can be titled as the Monty office?

      I feel like its the least to do considering he won't be able to see it, that and Monty's name is kinda synonymous for dedication to creativity which I feel is what Roosterteeth has always been.

      With regards, Lukin109

    • Takashi125

      1 year ago

      -plays the "Never Forget" Track from Halo 3-

      Monty brought us some of the most Kick Ass pieces of animation ever to exist on the Inter-webs. Let is honor his memory and celebrate his life and accomplishments. May god bless his family and friends and help them through this difficult time of morning and I hope that they can find solace in the fact that he left such an impression on thousands of people and lived his life to the fullest. And may Rooster Teeth carry on his legacy and continue making kick ass animations.

      I've said my RIPs so now instead I say:

    • Papanarvaez

      1 year ago

      Where do I even begin, with such a pillar of the RT community. He was such an inspiration to not me, but to his colleagues, family, and hundreds of fans. He was an amazing animator, a powerhouse mind behind RWBY and RVB. I think of how such a silly thing could have killed such an amazing man, and it also a shame he died in his youth. I am not a believer in heaven, but I truly hope Monty goes to heaven. I truly hope his works carry on his legacy, and I know the community will. I think every February 1st, people living close to the RT office should leave roses in front of it, as a reminder of this grim loss. Everyone settles for mediocracy... Not Monty. Monty was that rare quality man.

      This sounds odd... But... I had a dream... Where Monty flying through the cosmos, happy as ever... He might actually be doing that.

      I leave this here, with a heavy heart and pouring tears,
      Rest in Peace, Monty Oum. We love you.
      Never forget.

    • SamuelThomps

      1 year ago

      You know, I never really personally knew that much about Monty, all I knew is that he was a great animator that worked extensively on RWBY. Now I'm a gigantic follower of Roosterteeth and Achievement Hunter alike, but I hadn't really realized how big until Monty's passing. When I had read the news it literally made me shake and feel genuinely sad, but regardless I send my dearest condolences to all his family and friends.

      We love you Monty

    • tciccone

      1 year ago

      So few live life embracing their full passion and potential. Monty Oum was a man of that rare quality. We lost you too soon Monty, but in the brief time that we had, you were unforgettable.

      I never met him but he inspires me.


      1 year ago

      so sad to hear about this:(
      however we must not forget that he lived and he left the world a give and that is
      rest in peace Mr.Oum


      1 year ago

      I always planned to meet him one day but i never got the chance we are all sad, but instead of mourning his death ill celebrate his life ,( ill still be sad ), Monty we all will miss you......

    • Certainend

      1 year ago

      CEO Hullum, Monty Oum was a legendary person, and will be remembered as such by those who witnessed his work. He was the director for Rooster Teeth's first anime series, RWBY after all. My question for you sir is this: Does Rooster Teeth plan to continue the production of its and Monty Oum's shared Legacy, RWBY? As a fan, I would love nothing more than to see such a gem continue, all the way to the epic finish Monty Oum had envisioned for the RWBY series. Whatever the case, the man known as Monty Oum was a great animator, and I wish his family and coworkers the best in light of this tragedy.

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