Blu is a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota who believes he is the last one of his kind. When Blu is taken to Rio de Janeiro to meet his counterpart, Jewel, he embarks on an adventure through the streets of Rio with new colorful friends to fulfill his dreams and learn to fly.
Rio is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios, directed by Carlos Saldanha and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Sergio Pablos worked in Rio as a Character Designer where he received his second Annie Award Nomination as Best Character Design in a Feature Production. The SPA Studios team also contributed to the film’s Visual Development and Storyboarding