New hires at the multiple Emmy Award-winning studio include Oscar nominee Erick Oh and Jony Chandra as directors, Brian Tinsman and Michael McCormick as games creative directors, and Hayley Porter as director of marketing.
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Former Blue Sky Studios’ VP and Head of Development steered numerous projects from pitch to greenlight, including ‘Ice Age: Dawn of The Dinosaurs,’ ‘Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who,’ ‘Rio, Spies in Disguise’, and ‘Nimona.’
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.
Veteran executive, who oversaw Blue Sky Studios’ production of ‘Ice Age’ and ‘Rio’ franchise films, steps down after 21 months at helm.
Veteran production executive will supervise upcoming studio features from inception through production, as well as acquiring new creative IP and recruiting talent.
The Oscar-winning director and studio co-founder shares his insights on the animation industry, what inspires and drives him, as well as what advice he has for young professionals.
Director of hits from ‘Ice Age’ to ‘Ferdinand’ will receive the festival’s Iconic Director award and present a master class.
Colorist Natasha Leonnet previously lent her talents to Blue Sky’s ‘The Peanuts Movie’ and the ‘Ice Age’ and ‘Rio’ franchises.
Inspired by the beloved book ‘The Story of Ferdinand’ by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, the forthcoming CG-animated feature from director Carlos Saldanha charges into theaters on December 15.
Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox debut the first trailer, along with a new poster and character art, for the forthcoming CG-animated feature directed by Carlos Saldanha.