Founded on April 1st, 2003 by Burnie Burns, Matt Hullum, Geoff Ramsey, and Gus Sorola, Rooster Teeth Productions is a production company based in Austin, Texas. Primarily known for their flagship series, Red vs. Blue, Rooster Teeth and its daughter website, Achievement Hunter, produce a variety of machinima, live-action videos, Let's Plays, and in-game shorts.
On November 6th, 2012, Rooster Teeth released the first trailer for RWBY after the credits for Season 10 of Red vs. Blue. RWBY is Rooster Teeth's first series that is purely animated, with no video game or live action component. The first episode, "Ruby Rose," premiered at RTX on July 5th, 2013, while the public release was scheduled on July 18th, two weeks after the premiere at RTX.
On April 1st, 2013, Rooster Teeth celebrated its 10th birthday, creating a "10 Year Retrospective" video which spawned numerous spinoffs by fans.