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The Crew Flocks to Miami!

Rio 2 has made its international and domestic debut, breaking Brazil’s record for the best opening weekend of the year. However, little does the world know that Rio 2 has been setting international records even before the film’s release!

The World Premiere of Rio 2 in Miami Beach, which crewmembers were able to attend, kicked off with Director Carlos Saldanha and a flock of ...


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RVMP: The Mural Team

There is no doubt that there are some insanely creative and talented people here at Blue Sky. Which is why it makes sense that many of our artists collaborate on projects outside the studio.

RVMP (Robert, Vincent, Mike, Peter) is one of these collaborative groups who recently started working on a couple of mural projects together. By weekday these guys are Blue Sky concept ...


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Warren Sparks A Conversation

September 4, 2013 kicked off the SPARK Animation festival which was held in Vancouver, Canada. SPARK’s three-day conference brought together a wide variety of studios to share their extraordinary and unique work behind the scenes. Some of the larger studios included were Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Laika and Blue Sky. Our very own Warren Leonhardt was invited to speak at the conference and talk about developing the story and ensemble cast in EPIC. His talk included examples from story, design and animation.


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Introducing: Umbrellacorn!

Blue Sky has done plenty of shorts over the years, but Umbrellacorn is unique (to say the least).

Unlike our usual productions, the short's creator, Stephen Neary, animated the whole thing himself.  Stephen (a story artist on Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Rio, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic, and Rio 2) developed Umbrellacorn with Fox after winning our Pitchfest, and has ...


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THE OFFICIAL RIO2 CASTING PRESS RELEASE

The starring voice cast of Twentieth Century Fox's 2011 animated smash RIO is reuniting for the follow-up, RIO 2, and they are joined by a flock of top actors and musical talents new to the franchise, it was announced today by Vanessa Morrison, president of Twentieth Century Fox Animation. The film is now in production at Blue Sky Studios. Twentieth Century Fox's international rollout begins March 20, 2014, followed by its domestic release on April 11, 2014. CLICK HEADLINE FOR MORE...


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THE OFFICIAL PEANUTS PRESS RELEASE

Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have acquired rights to make a feature film based on the late Charles Schulz’s beloved and iconic “Peanuts” franchise. The agreement is the culmination of over two years of discussions – focused on the film’s creative direction – between the Studio and members of the Schulz family. The announcement was made today by Vanessa Morrison, president of Twentieth Century Fox Animation.


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