Making ‘Angry Birds’ fly

Adriene Hill May 20, 2016
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Actress Rachel Dratch attends the New York screening of "The Angry Birds Movie" on May 15, 2016.  Brad Barket/Getty Images

Making ‘Angry Birds’ fly

Adriene Hill May 20, 2016
Actress Rachel Dratch attends the New York screening of "The Angry Birds Movie" on May 15, 2016.  Brad Barket/Getty Images
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When you think about the job of a Hollywood director, maybe you conjure up an image of Steven Spielberg framing the perfect shot. Or Martin Scorsese coaxing an Oscar-winning performance out of Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, or Meryl Streep.

But what if, instead, that director was bringing his cinematic vision to a movie about a  bunch of cartoon birds who shoot themselves like feathered missiles toward  green pigs?

What goes into that job?

Marketplace’s Adriene Hill recently sat down with Fergal Reilly, one of the directors of “The Angry Birds Movie,” to talk through a pivotal scene in the film.

For more, listen to the story above. 

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