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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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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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Ice Age Scoring Sessions with Mike and Steve

Scoring the films is one of the few things that we don't do here in the Blue Sky facilities.  Actually, none of the studios do their own scoring in their own studios.

One of the perks of making movies with Fox is the use of their incredible scoring stage.  It's actually rented out by all the major studios because of ...


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Over the River and Through the Woods

The 33 mile drive north takes about 40 minutes and takes me across the Whitestone bridge and up the Hutchinson River Parkway. The drives are mostly non-eventful but occasionally you get to see a sad tractor trailer stuck under a low over-pass; the top of its crumpled trailer peeled open like sardines.  20 minutes into the drive and any semblance of the city with ...


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