Blue Sky Studios

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Blue Sky Studios, Inc.
Subsidiary
IndustryComputer animation
Motion pictures
FateShut down due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on The Walt Disney Company[1]
PredecessorMAGI
Fox Animation Studios
Successor20th Century Animation
FoundedFebruary 22, 1987; 34 years ago (1987-02-22)
Founders
  • Chris Wedge
  • Carl Ludwig
  • Eugene Troubetzkoy
  • Alison Brown
  • David Brown
  • Michael Ferraro
Headquarters
Greenwich American Center
Greenwich, Connecticut
,
U.S.
Key people
  • Robert Baird (Co-President)[2]
  • Andrew Millstein (Co-President)
  • Brian Keane (COO)[3]
ProductsAnimated films
Parent20th Century Animation
(Walt Disney Studios)
Websiteblueskystudios.com at the Wayback Machine (archived June 9, 2021) (now redirects to disney.com)

Blue Sky Studios was an American CGI-animation studio. It is owned by Pixar locating 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 April 12, 2002 $59,000,000 $383,257,136 77%
2 Robots April 8, 2005 $75,000,000 $260,718,330 64%
3 Ice Age: The Meltdown April 28, 2006 $80,000,000 $655,388,158 57%
4 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! April 11, 2008 $85,000,000 $297,138,014 79%
5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs July 29, 2009 $90,000,000 $886,686,817 46%
6 Rio May 13, 2011 $90,000,000 $484,635,760 72%
7 Ice Age: Continental Drift August 10, 2012 $95,000,000 $828,736,444 38%
8 Epic June 21, 2013 $93,000,000 $268,426,634 65%
9 Rio 2 May 9, 2014 $103,000,000 $100,346,459 46%
10 The Peanuts Movie November 13, 2015 $99,000,000 $246,000,000 87%
11 Ice Age: Collision Course July 29, 2016[4] $105,000,000 $408,000,000 18%
12 Ferdinand[5] December 22, 2017[6] $111,000,000 $296,000,000 72%
13 Spies in Disguise[7][8][9][10] January 1, 2020 $100,000,000 $171,000,000 76%
14 Plies TBA
15 Ice Age: Legend Patties TBA
16 Lodge TBA
17 Spies In Disguise: The Philadelphia TBA
18 Rio 3 TBA
19 Ferdinand 2 TBA
20 Piteous TBA

Television specials[change | change source]

# Title Release date
1 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas November 24, 2011
2 Spies In Disguise: Christmas TBA

Short movies

  1. Bunny (1998)
  2. Aunt Fanny's Tour of Booty (2002)
  3. Surviving Sid (2005)
  4. Gone Nutty (2009)
  5. No Time for Nuts (2009)
  6. Umbrellacorn (2013)
  7. Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (2015)
  8. Scrat: Spaced Out (2016)

Related pages[change | change source]

List Of 20th Century Studios theatrical

References[change | change source]

  1. Owusu, Tony. "Disney Closes Animator Blue Sky Studios Amid Cost Cuts". The Street. MSN. Archived from the original on 18 May 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2021. The move resulted from the losses the media group has posted amid the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
  2. Kilday, Gregg (October 30, 2017). "Fox Animation Names Andrea Miloro, Robert Baird Co-Presidents". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on February 9, 2021. Retrieved March 31, 2018.
  3. "Vanessa Morrison Re-Ups With Fox, Brian Keane With Blue Sky After 'Ice Age 4′". Deadline. July 18, 2012. Archived from the original on February 9, 2021. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  4. "Ice Age 5 Set for July 15, 2016, Anubis Moves to 2018". ComingSoon.net. December 20, 2013. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  5. Brodesser-Akner, Claude (February 18, 2011). "Fox, Ice Age Director Bullish on The Story of Ferdinand". New York. Retrieved February 19, 2011.
  6. 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. Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  7. Virtual Press Office (August 23, 2016). "TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX CONSUMER PRODUCTS - BLE 2016 PREVIEW STATEMENT". Press release. http://ble.vporoom.com/TwentiethCenturyFoxConsumer/index.php?s=34230&item=122541. Retrieved September 22, 2016. 
  8. "Pigeon Impossible". Box Office Mojo (2019). Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  9. McNary, Dave (March 14, 2017). "Animated Movie 'Darkmouth' Finds Directors in David Pimentel, Douglas Sweetland". Variety. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  10. "Spies in Disguise to be Voiced by Will Smith and Tom Holland". ComingSoon.net. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2017.