Philip DeFranco and ProZD Are Coming to RTX 2019

Badges On Sale NOW at Special Early Bird Pricing!
Annual Animation, Gaming & Comedy Event Returns to the Austin Convention Center July 5-7

Austin, TX - January 18, 2019 - Philip DeFranco and ProZD are coming to RTX Austin, Texas' largest animation, gaming and comedy experience. Badges are available now at a special early bird discounted rate at Regular pricing begins February 4. The event will take place July 5-7 at the Austin Convention Center, JW Marriott, Fairmont and Hilton in downtown Austin.

DeFranco has spent over a decade making his voice heard on YouTube. 'The Philip DeFranco Show', is a 5 day-a-week news and culture show that reaches an audience of almost 7 million daily, and has garnered over 2 billion lifetime views. His signature satirical tone matched with his opinionated, yet fair and unbiased take on how he presents the news, current events, and pop culture to his audience and the conversations his show has started over the years, has brought vital information and important discussion to a whole new generation.

SungWon Cho (aka ProZD) is a voice actor. He also likes to make skits and whatever else he feels like on YouTube. You can hear him in Judgement, A Hat in Time, Red vs Blue, Radiant, Nomad of Nowhere, Monster Prom, Camp Camp, Battlerite, Apotheon, Unavowed, and more. He also played Detective Joe Furuya in RocketJump and Crunchyroll's Anime Crimes Division.

Last year RTX Austin brought more than 65,000 anime, gaming and Internet culture enthusiasts to Austin for three days of panels, events and concerts. This year's event will include panels around Rooster Teeth's biggest shows and personalities including gen:LOCK, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, RWBY, Achievement Hunter, Camp Camp, Arizona Circle and more. The Animation Festival presented by RTX will return to bring more special guests and panels focused on animation, all located at the Fairmont hotel and accessible with an RTX ticket.

Single Day and Weekend tickets can be purchased at the special early bird discounted rate for $42.50 - $99 at

To receive up-to-date information on RTX's programming and exhibitors, follow RTX and Rooster Teeth on Twitter. Stay tuned for more announcements on programming and special guests!

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 2018, 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

About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at

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