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  • Happy National Teacher's Day!

    Blue Sky crew members reminisce on the most valuable lessons they've learned along the way from their favorite teachers and professors. Check it out!

    “My first screenwriting teacher in college taught my class that developing artists must study a variety of subjects and seek out all kinds of life experiences--not just those that relate to their art. She said that curiosity and experience ...

    Happy National Teacher's Day!
  • The Battle of the Beards!

    Animation is elbows deep animating the Peanuts movie right now. Along with late night animating comes some hairy competition...

    The rules were simple; grow the best beard you can in one month, then on day 30, shave, sculpt, dye or braid it into the most creative and entertaining concept you can think of. We were hairy-impressed with the creative results. 3rd place went ...

    The Battle of the Beards!
  • TGI #FunFactFriday!

    Did you know that Blue Sky Storyboard Artist Bill Frake found the inspiration for Scrat's character after coming face-to-face with a crazy, peanut obsessed, squirrel in his backyard?

    After the owner of his home warned him about a high-maintenance, pestering squirrel, Frake met the menace one day while trying to storyboard for Ice Age, only to be distracted by the nut-obsessed squirrel banging ...

    TGI #FunFactFriday!
  • Blue Sky Hits the Slopes!

    Blue Sky just came back from the annual skiing and snowboarding trip to Vermont! Looks like they had an awesome time!

    Blue Sky Hits the Slopes!
  • Animation: A Love Affair

    Sure, many of us here at Blue Sky have boyfriends, girlfriends, husbands and wives, however, this Valentine's Day we wanted to ask them about a different kind of love affair...

    How did Blue Sky animators first fall in love with animation? Read up on how it all went down!

     

    “I first realized how much I loved animation in middle school. I'd gotten ...

    Animation: A Love Affair