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Blue Sky at the Annecy Animation Film Festival!

Director Carlos Saldhana and Art Director Tom Cardone had a great trip to the Annecy Animation Film Festival last week! A big thanks to all the people who stood in line in the heat to see 'The Making of Rio 2' presentation on Monday. Luckily, it cooled down at night so everyone could enjoy the open air screening of Rio 2!


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Cubicle of the Month: The Original Tree House!

When looking back on Blue Sky's history, a certain cubicle comes to mind.

The Tree House is one of Blue Sky’s staples- the first of many creative cubes to decorate the studio and become a significant part of the company culture.

However, before Blue Sky made the move to Greenwich, CT, the studio was based in White Plains on the 17th floor ...


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Blue Sky Goes to FMX!

Blue Sky Studios was excited to return to Stuttgart, Germany in April to attend the FMX Conference. With two production presentations and one recruiting presentation, Art Director Tom Cardone, Senior Animator Chip Lotierzo and Talent Development Manager Deb Stone, shared insights on the making of Rio 2 and Blue Sky Studios’ culture.


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Tweet @ Rio 2 Animation Supervisors!

This Month's Twitter Q&A is with Rio 2 Animation Supervisors Jim Bresnahan and Melvin Tan!


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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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