The Animation Project (TAP) nurtures the social, emotional and cognitive growth of at-risk youth, using digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and a workforce development tool - which is why we were ecstatic to host TAP interns at Blue Sky!
During their visit, they got a rundown of our CGI process and pipeline, a tour of the studio, and the opportunity to discuss career ...
Blue Sky had some VIPs in the studio this week. And by VIPs we mean: VERY IMPORTANT PIGS!
While crew members gathered outside to visit the local food trucks that often come to the studio during the summer, they were greeted by dozens of therapy pigs waiting to be played with and loved!
Check out some of the photos here!
This week, the Blue Sky Studios directors and development team ventured into Manhattan for three days of intensive story study with the world-famous Robert McKee!
Here at Blue Sky, our crewmembers are so passionate about art, that when it's time to go home, they continue personal artistic projects. Which is why the studio created 'The Blue Sky Gallery', where every few months, artists display personal projects that tie into specific themes.
This month's theme is "Gods of Change", a theme that Recruiter & Talent Development Associate, Mindy ...
Another day on the job!
Last week the animation, design and art departments met with a professional swordsman to learn the tricks of the trade for one of Blue Sky's upcoming films.
We can't wait to see how the reference translates to the silver screen!
The crew was so excited (...ok more like freaking out) when they heard that Glen Keane, animator on "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast," and "The Little Mermaid," would be at the studio with the five time NBA champ, Kobe Bryant!
How did these two talents come together to mix their passions of art and basketball you may ask? Through an incredible animated short, adapted ...