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THE MEATMAN EATATHON!

With a studio full of animators, crazy things are bound to happen! Last week the crew held The MEATMAN: Eatathon, where participants eat one hot dog every hour. Only two animators completed the challenge of eating 8 hot dogs in 8 hours.

Ken, one of the Eatathon victors believes, “It takes years of grueling training to complete an entire MEATMAN, and years more to ...


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Talking Rio 2: An Interview with the Director and Producers!

Rio 2 director Carlos Saldanha and the film’s producers John Donkin and Bruce Anderson sit down and talk all things Rio 2. Here is what they had to say about their journey through the amazon!


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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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