PREVIEW: Burnie Burns of Rooster Teeth Productions

Texas State University is proud to welcome Michael “Burnie” Burns, creator of Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles, an online comedic series based off of the XBOX games Halo and Halo 2. Mr. Burns will be discussing current trends of online video and what to expect in the future.

Burnie Burns is an independent filmmaker currently residing in Austin, Texas. Burns is known for his successful production group called Rooster Teeth Productions, which is one of the few successful machinima film-houses in the industry today.

Before the creation of Red vs. Blue, Burnie Burns joined the staff of the website “drunkgamers”, along side Geoff Fink and Gustavo Sorola. Burns added daily video with voiceovers of the game Halo to the drunkgames web site. Red vs. Blue is now considered to be an internet phenomenon due to its originality and notable humor.

The “Online Video: Where is it and where is it heading?” presentation will be held Wednesday, October 22 at 9:30a.m. in OM 232. For more information, visit Rooster Teeth.

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