United Plankton Pictures

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Not to be confused with United International Pictures.
United Plankton Pictures Inc.
Production company
Founded 1998[1]
Founder Stephen Hillenburg
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Area served
Key people
Stephen Hillenburg
Products SpongeBob SquarePants and other related media

United Plankton Pictures Inc. is an American film and television production company. Founded in 1998 by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg,[1] its production includes the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, in association with Nickelodeon Animation Studio, and other related media (such as the SpongeBob Comics). The company's headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California.


Television shows[edit]


Title Release date Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Ref(s)
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie November 19, 2004 (2004-11-19) Stephen Hillenburg Stephen Hillenburg
Julia Pistor
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water February 6, 2015 (2015-02-06) Paul Tibbitt Story: Stephen Hillenburg & Paul Tibbitt
Screenplay: Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger
Paul Tibbitt
Mary Parent


Other products[edit]

Comic books[edit]


  1. ^ a b California Secretary of State United Plankton Pictures, Inc. Corporate Entity #C2104293 Filed April 1, 1998
  2. ^ Scott, A.O. "Absorbency Plus Frivolity, a Blend the World Needs". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Sneider, Jeff (June 5, 2014). "Paramount Avoids Fifty Shades by Moving Up ‘pongebob Squarepants Sequel". The Wrap. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ ""SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS" COMIC DEBUTS IN FEBRUARY". Comic Book Resources. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  5. ^ Johnston, Rich (18 July 2012). "Steve Bissette Returns To Comics With Spongebob Squarepants". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Boom, Richard (25 January 2011). "SpongeBob Comics #1 debuts from United Plankton Pictures". Broken Frontier. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 

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