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Blue Sky Studios

American computer animation film studio

Blue Sky Studios is an American CGI-animation studio. It is owned by 20th Century Fox and 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.

Blue Sky Studios
Subsidiary of 20th Century Fox[1]
IndustryCGI animation
Motion pictures
FoundedFebruary 1987
FounderChris Wedge
V. Gopalakrishnan
HeadquartersGreenwich, Connecticut, USA
Key people
Carlos Saldanha
Chris Wedge
Brian Keane, COO[2]
ProductsCGI animated movies
OwnerNews Corporation
Parent20th Century Fox
Websitewww.blueskystudios.com

FilmographyEdit

Feature moviesEdit

Released movies

# Title Release date Budget Gross RT
1 Ice Age March 15, 2002 $59,000,000 $383,257,136 77%
2 Robots March 11, 2005 $75,000,000 $260,718,330 64%
3 Ice Age: The Meltdown March 31, 2006 $80,000,000 $655,388,158 57%
4 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! March 14, 2008 $85,000,000 $297,138,014 79%
5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs July 1, 2009 $90,000,000 $886,686,817 45%
6 Rio April 15, 2011 $90,000,000 $484,635,760 72%
7 Ice Age: Continental Drift July 13, 2012 $95,000,000 $828,736,444 39%
8 Epic May 24, 2013 $93,000,000 $268,426,634 64%
9 Rio 2 April 11, 2014 $103,000,000 $500,000,000 48%
10 The Peanuts Movie November 6, 2015 $99,000,000 $246,000,000 86%
11 Ice Age: Collision Course July 22, 2016[3] $105,000,000 $408,000,000 15%
12 Ferdinand[4] December 15, 2017[5] $111,000,000 $236,000,000 70%

Upcoming movies

Title Release date Ref(s)
Spies in Disguise December 25, 2019 [6][7][8][9]
Nimona January 14, 2022 [10][11][12]

Movies in development

Title Ref(s)
Mutts [13][14]
Ice Age: Journey to the Big Water [15]
Rio 3 [16]
Frogkisser [17]
Escape from Hat [18]
Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham [19]
Alienology [20]
Foster [21][22]

Television specialsEdit

# Title Release date
1 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas November 24, 2011

Short moviesEdit

# Title Release Date Notes
1 Bunny 1998 Academy Award winner
2 Gone Nutty November 26, 2002 Academy Award nominee
3 Aunt Fanny's Tour of Booty September 27, 2005
4 No Time for Nuts November 21, 2006 Academy Award nominee
5 Surviving Sid December 9, 2008
6 Umbrellacorn July 26, 2013 [23]
7 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe November 6, 2015 [24][25]
8 Scrat: Spaced Out October 11, 2016

ReferencesEdit

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  2. "Vanessa Morrison Re-Ups With Fox, Brian Keane With Blue Sky After 'Ice Age 4′". Deadline. July 18, 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  3. "Ice Age 5 Set for July 15, 2016, Anubis Moves to 2018". ComingSoon.net. December 20, 2013. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
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  5. 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.
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  7. "Pigeon Impossible". Box Office Mojo (2019). Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  8. McNary, Dave (March 14, 2017). "Animated Movie 'Darkmouth' Finds Directors in David Pimentel, Douglas Sweetland". Variety. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  9. "Spies in Disguise to be Voiced by Will Smith and Tom Holland". ComingSoon.net. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  10. Kit, Borys (June 11, 2015). "Fox Animation Nabs 'Nimona' Adaptation With 'Feast' Director (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
  11. Riley, Jennel (February 9, 2017). "Oscar Winner Patrick Osborne Returns With First-Ever VR Nominee 'Pearl'". Variety. Retrieved June 30, 2017. I’m working with Blue Sky Animation and Fox on “Nimona,...
  12. Couch, Aaron (June 30, 2017). "Fox Carves Out Dates for 6 Mystery Marvel Movies". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
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  17. Kapre, Madan (2013). Atlas of Thyroid Surgery. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. pp. 89–89. ISBN 9789350906361.
  18. "The Viaduct Du Loup". Scientific American 67 (5): 67–67. 1892-07-30. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican07301892-67. ISSN 0036-8733. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican07301892-67. 
  19. "Position of the Planets in August". Scientific American 65 (5): 65–65. 1891-08-01. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican08011891-65. ISSN 0036-8733. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican08011891-65. 
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  21. Proceedings of the compilation of the co-located workshops on DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE!'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, & VMIL'11 - SPLASH '11 Workshops. New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. 2011. ISBN 9781450311830.
  22. Redoubted. Michigan State University Press. pp. 3–3. ISBN 9781938065088.
  23. Blue Sky Studios Blue Sky Studios,. 2015. 'Umbrellacorn : Blue Sky Studios'. Accessed June 11 2015. http://blueskystudios.com/films/umbrellacorn/
  24. Brevet, Brad (August 11, 2015). "Jolie's 'By the Sea' Gets Hard R, New Scrat Short Film and More in Today's MPAA Ratings Bulletin". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved October 16, 2015.
  25. "SNOOPY & CHARLIE BROWN: THE PEANUTS MOVIE (Including Short Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved October 16, 2015.