Blue Sky Studios

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Blue Sky Studios
Type Subsidiary of 20th Century Fox[1]
Industry CGI animation
Motion pictures
When it was created February 1987
People who started it Chris Wedge
V. Gopalakrishnan
Headquarters Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Key people Carlos Saldanha
Chris Wedge
Brian Keane, COO[2]
Things made CGI animated films
Owner(s) News Corporation
Parent 20th Century Fox
Website www.blueskystudios.com

Blue Sky Studios is an American CGI-animation studio. It is owned by 20th Century Fox and located in Greenwich, Connecticut. In addition to their feature-length animated movies, Blue Sky has worked on many high-profile movies, primarily in combining live-action with computer-generated animation.

Filmography[change | change source]

Feature movies[change | change source]

Released movies

# Title Release date Budget Gross RT
1 Ice Age 02002-03-15 March 15 2002 $59,000,000 $383,257,136 77%
2 Robots 02005-03-11 March 11 2005 $75,000,000 $260,718,330 64%
3 Ice Age: The Meltdown 02006-03-31 March 31 2006 $80,000,000 $655,388,158 57%
4 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! 02008-03-14 March 14 2008 $85,000,000 $297,138,014 79%
5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 02009-07-01 July 01 2009 $90,000,000 $886,686,817 45%
6 Rio 02011-04-15 April 15 2011 $90,000,000 $484,635,760 72%
7 Ice Age: Continental Drift 02012-07-13 July 13 2012 $95,000,000 $828,736,444 39%
8 Epic 02013-05-24 May 24 2013 $93,000,000 $268,426,634 64%
9 Rio 2 02014-04-11 April 11 2014 $103,000,000 $500,000,000 48%

Upcoming movies

Title Release date Ref(s)
The Peanuts Movie 02015-11-06 November 6 2015 [3][4]
Ice Age: Collision Course 02016-07-22 July 22 2016 [5]
Ferdinand 02017-04-07 April 7 2017 [6][7]
Anubis 02018-03-23 March 23 2018 [5][6][8]

Movies in development

Title Ref(s)
Mutts [9][10]

Television specials[change | change source]

# Title Release date
1 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas 02011-11-24 November 24 2011

Short movies[change | change source]

# Title Release Date Notes
1 Bunny 01998 1998 Academy Award winner
2 Gone Nutty 02002-11-26 November 26 2002 Academy Award nominee
3 Aunt Fanny's Tour of Booty 02005-09-27 September 27 2005
4 No Time for Nuts 02006-11-21 November 21 2006 Academy Award nominee
5 Surviving Sid 02008-12-09 December 9 2008
6 Umbrellacorn 02013-07-26 July 26 2013 [11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Company Info of Blue Sky Studios". Blue Sky Studios. http://www.blueskystudios.com/content/company.php. Retrieved September 15, 2010.
  2. "Vanessa Morrison Re-Ups With Fox, Brian Keane With Blue Sky After ‘Ice Age 4′". Deadline. July 18, 2012. http://www.deadline.com/2012/07/vanessa-morrison-re-ups-with-fox-brian-keene-with-blue-sky-after-ice-age-4/. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  3. "Charles Schulz's 'Peanuts' Gang to Hit Theaters". ComingSoon.net. October 9, 2012. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=95675. Retrieved October 9, 2012.
  4. 20th Century Fox (November 7, 2012). "Fox Gives Peanuts and B.O.O. Earlier Releases". ComingSoon.net. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=96817. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ice Age 5 Set for July 15, 2016, Anubis Moves to 2018". ComingSoon.net. December 20, 2013. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=112751. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Chitwood, Adam (May 16, 2013). "DreamWorks Animation Moves B.O.O. Release Up to June 5, 2015 and TROLLS to November 4, 2016; Fox Dates ANUBIS and FERDINAND". Collider.com. http://collider.com/boo-release-date-trolls-release-date-dreamworks-animation/. Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  7. Brodesser-Akner, Claude (February 18, 2011). "Fox, Ice Age Director Bullish on The Story of Ferdinand". New York. http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/02/the_story_of_ferdinand.html. Retrieved February 19, 2011.
  8. Siegel, Tatiana (April 13, 2008). "Fox Animation weaves ‘Tapestry’". Variety. http://variety.com/2008/digital/news/fox-animation-weaves-tapestry-1117983966/. Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  9. Kit, Borys (July 22, 2011). "'Mutts' Comic Strip Headed to Big Screen From 20th Century Fox (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/mutts-comic-strip-headed-big-214492. Retrieved July 23, 2011.
  10. Millero, Ralph (November 2, 2011). "Ralph Millero's Photos". Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150349717727844. Retrieved November 7, 2011.
  11. Blue Sky Studios Blue Sky Studios,. 2015. 'Umbrellacorn : Blue Sky Studios'. Accessed June 11 2015. http://blueskystudios.com/films/umbrellacorn/