Skydance Media Annual Revenue, Number of Employees, Growth and Funding


Total Funding:$700M
Lead Investor(s):Tencent Holdings

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Estimated Revenue & Financials

  • Skydance Media received $Undisclosed in venture funding in January 2018.
  • Skydance Media's total funding is $700M.

Employee Data

  • Skydance Media has 221 Employees.
  • Skydance Media grew their employee count by 16% last year.
  • Skydance Media currently has 10 job openings.

Executive Contacts

Erika SandvigDirector, HR Operations
Doug BuffoneDirector of Business Development
Helen JordaSenior Vice President - Business and Legal Affairs
Larry WassermanChief Financial Officer
Ian SheppardSenior Vice President Animation Development
Louie DelDirector/Head of Story
Shannon OlivasSVP, Corporate Communications
Adrienne Kapuki JonesDirector of Production, Television
Brad CarlsonEVP Feature Film Physical Production
Tyler ChouVice President, Business and Legal Affairs

About Skydance Media Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, and interactive platforms. Its feature films include Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Annihilation, LIFE, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Star Trek Beyond, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Terminator Genisys, World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Jack Reacher, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, and True Grit. Skydance's upcoming film releases include Top Gun: Maverick, Gemini Man, The Old Guard, 6 Underground and the nwe untitled Terminator film. In 2017, Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and television series in partnership with Spain's Ilion Animation Studios. Skydance Television launched in 2013. Its current slate includes Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie on Netflix, Altered Carbon on Netflix, Jack Ryan on Amazon, Condor on AT&T Audience Network, and Dietland on AMC. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish original and IP-based virtual reality experiences and video games. Skydance Interactive recently debuted its first original title - Archangel, a story-driven VR shooter. About Skydance Interactive Skydance Interactive creates and publishes original and IP-based virtual reality games. The division of Skydance Media was launched in 2016 through the acquisition of The Workshop Entertainment. Skydance Interactive's first VR offering is Archangel, launched on July 18th 2017. Skydance Interactive in 2017 partnered with Skybound Entertinament to develop a number of original virtual reality video games based on the expansive world of The Walking Dead universe. The Walking Dead VR game will be the inaugural co-developed title from both companies. The studio is located in Marina del Rey, CA. About Animation In 2017, Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and television series in partnership with Spain's Ilion Animation Studios. Skydance's first three animated features are Luck, Split (working title), and Powerless (working title). Luck, directed by Alessandro Carloni (Kung Fu Panda 3) and written by Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger, is a comedy that pulls back the curtain on the millennia-old battle between the organizations of good luck and bad luck that secretly affects our daily lives. Split, directed by Vicky Jenson (Shrek) and written by Linda Woolverton, tells the story of Elian, a teenager who comes of age using her magical powers to defend her family when the opposing forces of light and darkness threaten to divide her kingdom. Nathan Greno (Tangled) is set to direct Powerless. The studio is located in Los Angeles, CA. Visit for more information and job openings.



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Skydance Media News

07-Sep-19 - ‘Ghost Draft’: Paramount/Skydance Sci-Fi Film Adds More To Cast

... and Alexis Louder (Focus Features' Harriet) have been cast in Ghost Draft, the Skydance Media/ Paramount Pictures sci-fi thriller directed by ...

31-Aug-19 - New Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer Highlights Promising Return To Franchise Roots

Dark Fate, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media, will be directed by Deadpool's Tim Miller and sees Cameron return to the franchise ...

12-Sep-19 - Hayley Atwell Confirms Lead Role In Mission: Impossible 7 & 8

Skydance Media, who joined the franchise with the fourth installment, Ghost Protocol, will be returning to produce the next two entries.

Skydance Media Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2016-03-30$700.0MUndisclosedJ.P. Morgan ChaseArticle
2018-01-26$UndisclosedUndisclosedTencent HoldingsArticle

Skydance Media Executive Hires

2017-01-27Jesse SisgoldPresident & COOArticle
2017-02-10Don GrangerPresident Feature Film ProductionArticle
2017-05-04Chris HewishEVP InteractiveArticle
2017-10-11Bill DamaschkePresident of Animation and Family EntertainmentArticle
2018-01-18Brad Carlsonevp Feature Film Physical ProductionArticle
2018-02-23Nathan GrenoDirectorArticle
2018-02-28Holly EdwardsHead of Production, AnimationArticle
2019-01-10John LasseterHead of Skydance AnimationArticle