Bento Box Entertainment

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Bento Box Entertainment
LLC
Founded 2009
Founder Scott Greenberg
Joel Kuwahara
Mark McJimsey
Headquarters North Hollywood, California, United States
Subsidiaries Sutikki
Sutikki UK
Website www.bentoboxent.com

Bento Box Entertainment (also known as Bento Box Animation) is an American animation studio located in North Hollywood, California.[1] It was founded in 2009 by executive producers Scott Greenberg, Joel Kuwahara, and Mark McJimsey, the current owners of Bento Box Entertainment are Scott Greenberg, Joel Kuwahara, and Brett Coker. The name comes from bento boxes, a meal style in Japanese cuisine.

Bento Box Entertainment is an Emmy award-winning studio that develops and produces quality-animated content for all distribution platforms worldwide. Recognized as the leading producer of primetime animated comedy series for broadcast, cable and digital networks, the company works with the leading networks, studios and distribution companies including FOX Broadcasting Company, Comedy Central, MTV, Adult Swim, HBO, HULU, IFC, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox Television Studio (including Fox 21), Sony Television, Lionsgate, Tornante, and Broadway Video among others.[2]

It produced the first season of Bob's Burgers in 2011 for Fox, it is currently in production on the YouTube series Glove and Boots.

Bento Box Entertainment has four animation studios - in North Hollywood, Burbank, Bento Box Animation Studio Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bento Box Canada in Toronto, Ontario.[3][4] [5]

On October 11, 2016, Bento Box launched a children's division called Sutikki.[6] Sutikki opened an office in the United Kingdom.[7]

Bento Box Interactive[edit]

Bento Box Interactive is an entertainment-based technology company launched in 2012 by Bento Box Entertainment; in October 2012, Bento Box Interactive partnered with Alicia Keys to create an education mobile application entitled "The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee" for iOS devices.[8] The application tells the story of the relationship between a young New York City girl and her wise grandmother and features two original songs by Keys, "Follow the Moon" and "Unlock Yourself".[9]

Productions[edit]

Television series[edit]

Title Years Network Notes
Glove and Boots 2009–10 Disney Channel co-production with Titmouse, Inc.
Neighbors from Hell 2010 TBS co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, DreamWorks Television and MoonBoy Animation
Bob's Burgers 2011–present FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, Wilo Productions and Buck & Millie Productions
Allen Gregory 2011 FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television and Chernin Entertainment
Brickleberry 2012–15 Comedy Central co-production with Fox 21, Damn! Show Productions and Black Heart Productions
Out There 2013 IFC co-production with 20th Century Fox Television and Quincy Productions
Perfect Hair Forever 2014 Adult Swim co-production with Williams Street; Episodes 8 and 9 only
Bordertown 2016 FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, Fuzzy Door Productions and Hentemann Films
Legends of Chamberlain Heights 2016–17 Comedy Central
The Who Was? Show[10] 2018–present Netflix co-production with Penguin Random House, FremantleMedia and Matador Content
Moon and Me[11] 2018 CBBC First Sutikki production
The Pandas TBA co-production with Wumo
Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher TBA Nickelodeon co-production with Spin Master Entertainment and Broken Good. Second Sutikki production
Paradise, P.D. TBA Netflix co-production with Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment
The Blues Brothers[12] TBA
Murder Police Unaired FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television; Pulled from schedule

Web series[edit]

Title Years Site Notes
Glove and Boots 2010–present YouTube Show originally a local production in New York from 2004 until 2006. Shorts also broadcast on Disney Channel from June 10, 2009 to March 15, 2010.
The Awesomes 2013–2015 Hulu Hulu web-series, co production with Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions

Films[edit]

Release Date Title Notes
March 18, 2014 Achmed Saves America direct-to-video; co-production with Levity Entertainment Group
January 20, 2015 Madea's Tough Love direct-to-video; co-production with Lionsgate and Tyler Perry Studios

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