Rovio Adds Global Partners for ‘Angry Birds’

Rovio Entertainment has appointed several licensing agencies in EMEA to help both the licensor and local licensees realize the full potential of the Angry Birds brand. Teaming up alongside ... Continue Reading →

Rovio Cutting a Third of Workforce

Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish mobile game company behind 2009’s break-out hit Angry Birds, has announced it will be laying off more than a third of its staff, citing a need to ... Continue Reading →
Tuomo Korpinen

DWA Vet Tuomo Korpinen Joins Rovio

Tuomo Korpinen, a former DreamWorks Animation executive, has joined Rovio Entertainment as President of Rovio Animation and Blue Bird Distribution, and Global Executive VP of the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Cake Inks ‘Angry Birds’ Deal with Rovio

CAKE has entered a distribution deal with Rovio Entertainment to represent its slate of animated content based on the popular Angry Birds brand. Under the agreement, CAKE will rep the ... Continue Reading →

‘Bottom Feeders,’ ‘Valvoja’ Take Top Animatricks Honors

Animatricks Animation Festival — the annual event held in Helsinki, Finland and this year presented in partnership with local studio Rovio Entertainment — has announced ... Continue Reading →
Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis to Lead ‘Angry Birds’ Cast

Sony’s animated feature adaptation of Rovio Entertainment’s smash-hit Angry Birds game franchise will feature the voice of Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis as ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Disney XD has ordered new animated comedy series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, created by Jared Bush (All of Us, Zootopia) and Sam Levine (Wreck-It Ralph, Bolt). The show relates the ... Continue Reading →

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 →

New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →