Blue Sky Studios

by Traptor12 | created - 30 Apr 2016 | updated - 16 Apr 2017 | Public

From "Ice Age" (2002) to "Rio" (2011), the people of Blue Sky Studios have created films that will surely entertain every family member.

1. Chris Wedge

Actor | Ice Age

John Christian Wedge was born on March 20, 1957 in Binghamton, New York. After graduating from Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Wedge went to study at the State University of New York at Purchase, where he received a BFA in film, and soon after that he went on to study at Ohio State University, ...

Co-founder, director, executive producer, creative supervisor, animator and voice actor.

2. Carlos Saldanha

Director | Rio

Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).

Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...

Director, executive producer, creative supervisor, animator and voice actor.

3. Karen Disher

Art_department | Rio

Karen Disher was born on August 6, 1972. She is known for her work on Rio (2011), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012).

Storyboard artist, story artist, director and voice actor.

4. Steve Martino

Director | The Peanuts Movie

Steve Martino was born in 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on The Peanuts Movie (2015), Robots (2005) and Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

Director, art director and designer.

5. Chris Renaud

Actor | Despicable Me 2

Director Chris Renaud has established himself as a heavyweight in the world of animation following the phenomenal box office success of recent movies Despicable Me (2010), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) and Despicable Me 2 (2013). Along with Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon, he also co-created the ...

Director, storyboard artist, story artist and graphic designer.

6. Lori Forte

Producer | Ferdinand

Lori Forte is a producer and writer, known for Ferdinand (2017), Ice Age (2002) and Epic (2013).

Producer.

7. Mike Thurmeier

Animation_department | Ice Age

Mike Thurmeier is known for his work on Ice Age (2002), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Fight Club (1999).

Animator and director.

10. John C. Donkin

Producer | Robots

John C. Donkin is known for his work on Robots (2005), Ice Age (2002) and Rio 2 (2014).

Producer.

Chief operating officer.

Screenwriter.

13. Sam Harper

Writer | Just Married

Sam Harper is a writer and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) and Rio (2011).

Screenwriter.

14. Galen T. Chu

Animation_department | Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Galen T. Chu is known for his work on Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Ice Age (2002).

Animator and director.

15. Michael Berg

Writer | Ice Age

Michael Berg is a writer and producer, known for Ice Age (2002), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009).

Screenwriter.

16. Christopher Meledandri

Producer | Despicable Me 2

Christopher Meledandri is a producer, known for Despicable Me 2 (2013), Despicable Me 3 (2017) and Minions (2015).

Executive producer.

17. John Powell

Composer | Solo: A Star Wars Story

John Powell was born on September 18, 1963 in London, England. He is a composer, known for Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), How to Train Your Dragon (2010) and Rio (2011). He was previously married to Melinda Lerner.

Composer.

18. Randy Thom

Sound_department | The Revenant

Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now (1979) as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities within the sound department in over seventy five ...

Sound designer, recording mixer, sound editor and voice actor.

19. Renato Falcão

Cinematographer | A Festa de Margarette

Renato Falcão is a cinematographer and producer, known for Margarette's Feast (2003), Rio (2011) and Ice Age: Collision Course (2016).

Cinematographer.

20. William Joyce

Writer | The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

William Joyce was born on December 11, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011), Rolie Polie Olie (1998) and Robots (2005).

Story writer, screenwriter, production designer and producer.

Character modeler and sculptor.

22. James Palumbo

Editor | Ice Age: Collision Course

James Palumbo is known for his work on Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), Ken Park (2002) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012).

Editor.

23. Ricardo Curtis

Art_department | The Book of Life

Ricardo Curtis is known for his work on The Book of Life (2014), The Incredibles (2004) and The Iron Giant (1999). He has been married to Kate Moo King-Curtis since 1998.

Story artist and director.

Lead modeler.

25. Jason Fricchione

Actor | Ice Age: Continental Drift

Jason Fricchione is an actor and production manager, known for Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) and Rio (2011).

Editorial manager, production supervisor and voice actor.

Layout artist and staging artist.

27. Mike Reiss

Producer | The Simpsons

Mike Reiss was born on September 15, 1959 as Michael Louis Reiss. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986).

Screenwriter.

28. Nash Dunnigan

Art_director | Ice Age: Continental Drift

Nash Dunnigan is known for his work on Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Robots (2005) and Rio (2011). He has been married to Jessica Roulston since January 20, 2009. They have one child.

Set designer.

29. Robert Cardone

Animation_department | Hercules

Robert Cardone is known for his work on Hercules (1997), Treasure Planet (2002) and Pocahontas (1995).

Head of camera and staging, layout supervisor and 3-D layout supervisor.

30. Isaac Holze

Visual_effects | Rio

Isaac Holze is known for his work on Rio (2011), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

Assembly technical director and set decorator.

31. Jerry Davis

Producer | Robots

Jerry Davis is known for his work on Robots (2005), Epic (2013) and Ice Age (2002).

Producer and pre-production supervisor.

32. Michael Knapp

Art_director | Epic

Set designer, art director and additional matte painter.

Production manager and associate producer.

Camera and staging.

35. Sophia Ohara

Visual_effects | Rio

Sophia Ohara is known for her work on Rio (2011), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and The Peanuts Movie (2015).

Lighting coordinator and editorial coordinator.

36. Eric Favela

Animation_department | Despicable Me 2

Story artist and storyboard artist.

37. Jake Parker

Animation_department | Epic

Jake Parker is known for his work on Epic (2013), Rock Dog (2016) and Flourtown (2008).

Additional Designer.

Sculptor, modeling supervisor and character developer.

Chief operating officer.

40. James Bresnahan

Animation_department | Alien: Resurrection

James Bresnahan is known for his work on Alien: Resurrection (1997), Ice Age (2002) and Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

Animator and 3-D layout artist.



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