Bad Robot Productions (formerly known as only Bad Robot) is an American film and television production company owned by J. J. Abrams. It is responsible for the television series , Alias , Lost , What About Brian , Six Degrees , Fringe , Undercovers , Person of Interest , Alcatraz , and the feature length films Revolution , Cloverfield , Star Trek , Star Trek Into Darkness , Super 8 . Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Bad Robot was originally part of
Touchstone Television, but has moved with J. J. Abrams to Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Television, after his contract with ABC expired in 2006. Bad Robot produced in association with Lost ABC Studios, formerly Touchstone Television. The two companies jointly produced and Six Degrees . What About Brian
Abrams is Chairman/
Chief Executive Officer, and Bryan Burk serves as Executive Vice President of the company.
production logo has appeared since 2001, featuring a red rectangular headed robot running through a meadow silhouetted until it appears suddenly in front of the camera, followed by voices provided by two of Abrams' children, Henry and Gracie Abrams, saying "Bad robot!" Although some fans believe that the name comes from a line in the animated film [1 ] , Abrams told The Iron Giant Entertainment Weekly that it simply came to him during a writers' meeting.
In February, 2013 it was announced that Bad Robot would be partnering with the
Valve Corporation to produce possibly a Half-Life and Portal film in the distant future. Bad Robot released a trailer entitled "Stranger" (otherwise known as S.), which promotes , J.J Abrams and S. Doug Dorst's new novel.
Bad Robot Productions is currently based in
Santa Monica, California.
Productions [ edit ]
The original Bad Robot Productions logo used from 2001 to 2008, though still used on the company's website.
Bad Robot Productions produces both television programs and films.
Joy Ride Co-production with
20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises $23,000,000
Mission: Impossible III Co-production with
Paramount Pictures and Cruise/Wagner Productions $150,000,000
Cloverfield Co-production with
Paramount Pictures $25,000,000
Star Trek Co-production with
Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment $150,000,000
Morning Glory Co-production with
Paramount Pictures $40,000,000
Super 8 Co-production with
Paramount Pictures and Amblin Entertainment $50,000,000
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Co-production with
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions $145,000,000
Star Trek Into Darkness Co-production with
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions $185,000,000
Infinitely Polar Bear Co-production with Paper Street Films and Park Pictures
Star Wars Episode VII [2 ] Co-production with
Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm, Pre-Production
TV series [ edit ]
Awards and recognition [ edit ]
2002 Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Writing for A Drama Series (
2005 Emmy Award Winner, Outstanding Drama Series ( Lost)
2005 Emmy Award Winner, Outstanding Directing for A Drama Series ( Lost) 2005 Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Writing for A Drama Series (
2006 Golden Globe Award Winner, Best Television Series - Drama ( Lost) 2007 Golden Globe Award Nomination, Best Television Series - Drama (
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