With over $100M and counting after three weeks in theaters, Fox Animation and its Blue Sky Studios ICE AGE is a success and the studio has announced development on their next project, entitled ROBOTS, based on a childrens book by William Joyce. According to VARIETY, the studio has completed preliminary storyboarding and extensive visual development on the feature.
What is the secret of Blue Sky's success? John C. Donkin, Blue Sky's associate producer, reminisces
on how the studio transformed itself from a small boutique into a major feature film contender.