Fantastic Fest 2015 News: WORLD PREMIERE OF LAZER TEAM

Sources: Fantastic Fest/Alamo Drafthouse Cinema/Rooster Teeth

Austin, TX – August 26, 2015 – The sci-fi comedy LAZER TEAM, the first feature film from renowned creative studio Rooster Teeth, will celebrate its World Premiere at Fantastic Fest 2015 in Austin on Thursday, September 24, at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar with cast and crew, including director Matt Hullum and stars Burnie Burns, Alan Ritchson, Colton Dunn, Michael Jones, and Gavin Free, in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.


“It’s a tremendous honor to hold the World Premiere of our first feature film in our home town,” said LAZER TEAM director and Rooster Teeth CEO Matt Hullum. “Getting to this point has been an incredible journey, and we couldn’t have done it without our talented cast and crew, the generous Indiegogo backers, and all of the fans that have supported us along the way.”


LAZER TEAM begins decades ago when the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project received a one-time signal from outer space, which was never decoded. Or so we were told. Unbeknownst to the general public, the secretly translated signal said two things: we are not alone, and conflict is coming. Working in secrecy, the US government has been training a single Champion of Earth to face the coming battle. A suit of immense power, delivered by alien allies and meant for Earth’s Champion, is instead stumbled upon by four small-town losers who become genetically bound to the armor.


With the government chasing after them and desperate to remove their new equipment at ANY cost, the foursome must learn to use these strange alien devices, train for a battle against an omnipotent enemy, and not kill each other in the process. Mankind’s darkest hour needs our brightest team. They may not be strong, smart or talented…but they’re LAZER TEAM.


LAZER TEAM made history in July 2014 when it broke Indiegogo’s record for Most Funded Film Campaign.




Fullscreen Films presents a Rooster Teeth production
Directed by: Matt Hullum
Screenplay by: Burnie Burns, Josh Flanagan, Chris Demarais, Matt Hullum,
Cast: Burnie Burns, Gavin Free, Michael Jones, Colton Dunn, Alexandria Deberry and Alan Ritchson

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About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as “Red vs. Blue,” the longest-running web series in history; globally acclaimed animated series “RWBY;” comedy gamer series, “The Gauntlet;” comedy series “Rooster Teeth Shorts;” and “Immersion,” a show that tests video game concepts in the real world. Rooster Teeth founded and operates “Achievement Hunter,” the popular gaming website, and produces the award-winning “Rooster Teeth Podcast,” voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2013 Podcast Awards. With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX, an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX, which attracts tens of thousands of gamers, online video fans and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world. The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 4th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2013.  The Rooster Teeth multi-channel network has over 19 million YouTube subscribers and more than 5 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 3 million unique monthly visitors with 1.8 million registered community members. Founded by Matt Hullum and Burnie Burns, Rooster Teeth is a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at


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