Carlos Saldanha

Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
Karen Disher

Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Icon Chris Wedge to Keynote at FMX 2018

Germany’s top animation and vfx confab FMX has announced the initial lineup for its upcoming event, which takes place April 24-27 in Stuttgart. Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar-winning animation ... Continue Reading →
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation, and Animation Production Day

Stuttgart: William Joyce Set for FMX, APD Dates, AniComs & Trailer #3!

Things are starting to click into place for the annual animation takeover in Stuttgart, Germany formed by the threeway intersection of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation/VFX/games/immersive ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Winning Moonbot Studios Cuts Jobs

Moonbot Studios, a home-grown award-winning multiplatform animation and publishing house based in Shreveport, Louisiana, has restirred rumors of a relocation and/or sale of the company ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Spotlight on ‘Peanuts’

This fall, Blue Sky Studios, the creators of the Ice Age films, Epic and Robots, will bring Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts strip to 3D animated life with The Peanuts Movie. Tom ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit Addresses Vast Changes in Industry

Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri, former Digital Domain president and Ender’s Game producer Ed Ulbrich, Warner Bros. president of digital production, animation ... Continue Reading →
Carlos Saldanha

Rio’s Saldanha in Talks to Helm Live-Action ‘Rust’

Veteran Blue Sky Studios director Carlos Saldanha, who helmed two Ice Age sequels, Rio and the upcoming Rio 2, is reportedly in talks with Fox to take on the live-action sci-fi movie ... Continue Reading →
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Home Viewing Gets ‘Epic’ This Week

Home audiences have the chance this week to enjoy the richly animated CG magic of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic on DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray sets. Directed by Blue Sky Studios co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →