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New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds Star Wars II’ Launches This Fall

Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced they are continuing their collaboration by offering a sequel to their hot property smash-up game Angry Birds Star Wars. The ... Continue Reading →
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Global Licensing New Bytes

Guru Studio has tapped Knockout Licensing and Super RTL Merchandising to handle the licensing for its Daytime Emmy-nominated show Justin Time in North America and Germany, respectively. ... 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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Sony to Distribute CG Angry Birds Movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment has nabbed the worldwide distribution rights for Rovio’s upcoming CG-animate feature based on its Angry Birds franchise. The 3D film is being developed, ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds’ Flocks to Teletoon

Canadian cartoon cable channel Teletoon has acquired Angry Birds Toons from Finnish producer Rovio Entertainment for its Saturday morning schedule. The animated birds will land on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ gives DreamWorks Shares a Boost

Finally, there’s some good news for the folks at DreamWorks Animation, who had a rough period after Rise of the Guardians didn’t perform as projected at the box office and the upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio and DreamWorks Collaborate on ‘Croods’ Game

DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with Angry Birds powerhouse Rovio Entertainment to deliver a new mobile game based on its upcoming pic The Croods. The game finds the family breaking ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Cartoon Connection Canada

This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Takes Producer Under Wing

The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. ... Continue Reading →