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Ex-Rovio Head Launches New Animation Co. Haruworks

A new Finland-based animation start-up studio has officially opened today, dubbed Haruworks. The company is headed by animation and mobile entertainment expert Nick Dorra as Founder, ... Continue Reading →
The Angry Birds Movie

Sony Sets 2019 Date for ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′

Franchise creator Rovio and Columbia Pictures have revealed the official release date for The Angry Birds Movie 2 — the sequel will hit theaters on September 20, 2019, in line ... Continue Reading →

CAKE to Serve New ‘Angry Birds’ Toon at MIPTV

London-based kids entertainment company CAKE has announced it will be launching Rovio’s edgy-new comedy series Angry Birds Blues to the MIPTV market in Cannes next month. The ... Continue Reading →

Bardel Helps Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds Blues’ Take Wing

World-leading Canadian animation company Bardel Entertainment has teamed up with Rovio Entertainment to produce its latest toon series, Angry Birds Blues (30 x 2-3 min.). The show bowed ... Continue Reading →

Up to 10% of Jobs May Be Cut at Restructuring Rovio Animation

Rovio Entertainment, creator of the hit Angry Birds mobile game, entertainment and licensing franchise, may eliminate up to 35 jobs or nearly 10% of total employees as it restructures ... Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Teaser Trailer (2017) Medieval knights! Dragons! Nazis! Mark Wahlberg! And robots from space! Michael Bay’s latest kajillion dollar franchise ... Continue Reading →

Eric Lee Appointed LBE Director Tuner Asia-Pacific

Turner Asia Pacific has appointed Eric Lee to a newly created leadership position over its location-based entertainment (LBE) business in the region. Effective immediately, Lee is charged ... Continue Reading →

Rovio Plans ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Sequel

Finnish entertainment company Rovio Entertainment has announced plans to produce a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie. No details for the follow-up were revealed in the statement by Chief ... Continue Reading →

VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →

Rovio’s ToonsTV Comes to Apple TV

Rovio Entertainment’s kid-friendly ToonsTV video on demand app — which has so far accrued over 5.6 billion views — is now available worldwide through Apple TV in the ... Continue Reading →