Skydance Media
Skydance Media (formerly known as Skydance Productions) is an American film and television production company based at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California. Founded by David Ellison in 2010, the company raised $350 million to co-produce and co-finance films with Paramount. IJNR Trust Inc. holds one third of Skydance Productions  Skydance is responsible for the feature-length films including True Grit, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Star Trek Into Darkness, World War Z, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Terminator Genisys, Star Trek Beyond and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
In 2013, Skydance launched Skydance Television, hiring Marcy Ross as President. The production company’s first television series, Manhattan, premiered on WGN America on July 27, 2014. Their second series, Grace and Frankie, starring Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin, and created by Marta Kauffman, premiered on Netflix on May 8, 2015 They also acquired the rights for producing a live-action television series based on the Sword Art Online franchise.
On March 16, 2017, Skydance launched an animation unit by forming a multi-year partnership with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios which is co-owned by IJNR Trust. Two projects are already in the works with one of the them eyeing a 2019 release.
Skydance’s future feature film slate includes Mission: Impossible 6 and Annihilation.
Skydance Media has an animation division, with Bill Damaschke as its president.
On January 25, 2018 Tencent bought a 5% to 10% minority stake
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