Jay Ward Productions

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Jay Ward Productions
Industry Animation
Fate Acquisition by Classic Media in 2000 and DreamWorks Classics in 2012
Founded 1947
Defunct 2004
Headquarters United States
Key people
Jay Ward
Products TV Shows, Commercails, Flims

Jay Ward Productions (or simply Ward Productions) was an American animated television cartoon series production company, founded in 1947 by American animator Jay Ward. It made extensive use of limited animation techniques.

It was best known for producing The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show and many other films and series. The company also designed trademark characters like Cap'n Crunch, King Vitaman, Quisp, and Quake breakfast cereals, and made numerous commercials for these products.[1] The company closed in 2004.

Jay Ward Productions, managed by members of his family, was located across the street from the Chateau Marmont on the Sunset Strip.

Today, Bullwinkle Studios, a joint venture between Classic Media (DreamWorks Classics) and Jay Ward Productions, represents the catalog. Distribution rights are handled by The Program Exchange, the corporate successor to Dancer Fitzgerald Sample (which originally brokered advertising for and, through its Gamma Productions subsidiary, animated Ward's productions).

Films and TV Series[edit]

TV Series[edit]

Animation

Commercials

Live-Action

Films[edit]

as Jay Ward Productions

# Title Release date Budget Gross RT
1 George of the Jungle July 16, 1997 $55,000,000 $174,463,257 56%
2 Dudley Do-Right August 27, 1999 $70,000,000 $9,974,410 14%
3 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle June 30, 2000 $76,000,000 $35,143,820 46%

as Bullwinkle Studios

# Title Release date Budget Gross RT
1 George of the Jungle 2 October 21, 2003 N/A N/A 17%
2 Rocky and Bullwinkle 2014 N/A N/A N/A
3 Mr. Peabody and Sherman March 7, 2014 $145,000,000 $272,000,000 79%

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