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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Flies to SPI Vancouver

Rovio Entertainment has chosen Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver as its primary animation house for the production of the Angry Birds movie, the upcoming animated film based on ... Continue Reading →
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First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Vitti to Pen ‘Angry Birds’ Flick

Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Xing Xing Digital Buys Canada’s Rainmaker Ent.

Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets ... Continue Reading →
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Winder to Leave Rainmaker Entertainment

Catherine Winder, the president and exec producer at Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment is expected to leave her post on June 30, says The Hollywood Reporter. The former Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker, Startz Enter Two Picture Deal

Top Canadian CG animation house Rainmaker Entertainment is joining forces with award-winning producer Jane Startz to develop and produce two new family friendly features. Tiger’s ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Cast Set for ‘Escape From Planet Earth’

The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker’s New Short ‘Luna’ Set to Screen at SIGGRAPH

Rainmaker Entertainment’s just-completed animated short film Luna has been chosen to screen at the Electronic Theater at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival set ... Continue Reading →
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Harland Williams Signs on for Rainmaker Feature

Rainmaker Entertainment has teamed up with comedian Harland Williams to develop and produce an original animated feature film based on the company’s mascots, Ting and Juma. “Having ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Debuts ‘Zapped!’ Short, YouTube Channel

Rainmaker Entertainment has launched a new channel on YouTube featuring an original animated short feature, Zapped!, starring company mascots Ting and Juma. Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/user/rainmakeranimation. ... Continue Reading →