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Studio Closures Headline News

Disney Shutting Blue Sky Studios

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:02pm

Doors will close sometime in April; 450 employees will lose their jobs as the studio behind the hugely successful ‘Ice Age’ franchise falls victim to the pandemic’s continuing economic impact.    

People Headline News

Creative Director Dan Shefelman Launches Mud Pie Labs

Industry veteran launches New York-based animation studio to nurture entry-level talent from underrepresented communities by pairing them with seasoned industry professionals; company received Epic MegaGrant for its work with the nonprofit Musician Treatment Fund.

People Headline News

Nickelodeon Animation Names Ramsey Naito President

Already a driving force behind new projects, seasoned studio executive will continue to bolster the network’s animation content across all platforms while overseeing day-to-day operations of current series and series development.

Short Films Headline News

How Collaboration Helped Bring Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ to Life

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their collaboration on the hand-animated, dialogue-free short film created as part of the Pixar co-op program.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Trevor Jimenez’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ Returns Online

Annie Award-nominated and Oscar-shortlisted short film produced as part of Pixar’s co-op program now available to watch online through January 7 as a Short of the Week.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Within a Dream: Bringing Emotion To Trevor Jimenez’s ‘Weekends’

Oscar hopeful Trevor Jimenez breaks down a surreal dream sequence designed to evoke heightened emotions in his painterly short film ‘Weekends.’

Blue Sky Headline News

WATCH: First Trailer Arrives for Blue Sky’s ‘Spies In Disguise’

First look at 20th Century Fox’s animated comedy set in the high-octane globe-trotting world of international espionage features the futuristic Audi RSQ e-tron self-driving concept car.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Oscar-Qualified Short Film ‘First Bloom’ Now Online!

A beautiful story of a first love set in ancient China, hand-drawn CG-animated 2D short won the award for Best Animation at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con film festival.

Blue Sky Studios ANIMATIONWorld

A Little Book with a Big Message: Carlos Saldanha Talks ‘Ferdinand’

Oscar-nominated director of Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox’s ‘Ice Age’ and ‘Rio” franchises details the six-year journey adapting the beloved story of the giant bull who prefers flowers to fighting into a full-length feature film.

Awards Headline News

Nominations for 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards Announced

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Boss Baby,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ Pixar’s ‘Coco,’ Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand’ and BreakThru Entertainment’s ‘Loving Vincent’ garner nominations for best animated feature.

Feature Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Coming to a Theater Near You: Fall 2017 Animation Preview

From martial arts action-comedy ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie’ to Pixar’s Día de los Muertos-themed ‘Coco’ and Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand,’ some of the year’s most highly anticipated animated features are heading into theaters this fall.

Blue Sky Studios Headline News

Patrick Osborne’s ‘Nimona’ Set for 2020 Release

Animated feature adaptation of the Harvey and Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel by ‘Lumberjanes’ creator Noelle Stevenson is currently in production at Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox.

FMX 2016 Headline News

Final Program Details Unveiled for FMX 2016

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ director Jennifer Yuh Nelson joining ‘The Peanuts Movie’ director Steve Martino and ‘Construct’ director Kevin Margo for a panel on the relationship between directors and technology.

20th Century Fox Headline News

Fox Officially Announces ‘Deadpool’ Sequel

It’s a big day for movie sequels as 20th Century Fox officially announces ‘Deadpool 2’ and unveils footage from Blue Sky’s ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence.’

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