Skydance Productions

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Skydance Productions
Industry Motion Pictures
Founded 2010
Founder David Ellison, CEO
Dana Goldberg, CCO
Jesse Sisgold, COO
Marcy Ross, President (TV)
Headquarters Hollywood, California, U.S.
Key people
David Ellison
Dana Goldberg
Owner Private

Skydance Productions is an American film and television production company based at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, California. Founded by David Ellison in 2010, the company raised $350 million to co-produce and co-finance films with Paramount Pictures.[1] Skydance is responsible for feature-length films including True Grit, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Star Trek Into Darkness, World War Z and the upcoming Terminator Genisys.

In 2013, Skydance launched Skydance Television, hiring Marcy Ross as President.[2] The production company's first television series, Manhattan, premiered on WGN America on July 27, 2014. Skydance has a second series, Grace & Frankie, in development for Netflix, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and created by Marta Kaufmann.


Year Title Co-Production Partners
2006 Flyboys Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Ingenious Film Partners, Electric Entertainment
2010 True Grit Paramount Pictures
2011 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions, TC Productions
2012 The Guilt Trip Paramount Pictures
Jack Reacher Paramount Pictures, TC Productions
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures, Hasbro
Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions
World War Z Paramount Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, GK Films
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Paramount Pictures
2015 Terminator Genisys Paramount Pictures
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions, TC Productions
2016 Geostorm Warner Bros. Pictures, Electric Entertainment
Star Trek 3 Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions, K/O Paper Products
TBA Star Blazers[3] Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions, TC Productions
Top Gun 2 Paramount Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Television series[edit]

Year Title
2014 Manhattan
2015 Grace & Frankie


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