Rovio Entertainment selectes Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver as its primary animation house for the production of the Angry Birds movie.
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Rovio, the creator of the ANGRY BIRDS game franchise, has purchased the Finnish animation house Kombo, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
ANGRY BIRDS creator Rovio Mobile has received $42 million in funding from Atomico Ventures, which is part owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
ANGRY BIRDS, Rovio’s blockbuster smart phone and tablet game that has become a global cultural sensation, and RIO, one of the year’s most anticipated motion picture events, are joining forces to create a new game, ANGRY BIRDS RIO – representing a first-of-its-kind game development partnership between Rovio and Twentieth Century Fox.