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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →
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Mobile Games Outfit Boomlagoon Explodes with $3.6M Investment

Finnish mobile games company Boomlagoon has announced it has secured $3.6 million USD in its latest Series A investment round. The new investors were led by Northzone, with additional ... Continue Reading →
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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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Calabash Animates ‘Angry Birds’ Game Ad

Calabash Animation has bought to life Rovio’s iconic Angry Birds for a 30-second spot for the brand’s Pirate Pig Attack board game. Created via the Uproar! Agency in New ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... 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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‘Angry Birds’ Helps Rovio’s Revenues Double in 2012

Those Angry Birds have must have less stress in their lives now that Finnish videogame developer Rovio has posted a 57% growth in net profits to $71 million in 2012, with revenues doubling ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Revealed as Most Popular Game

According to a just-released study, Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars is the most played children’s game since its release. The study was made by start-up Kytephone which offers tools ... 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 →