Bagdasarian Productions

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Bagdasarian Productions
Formerly called
Bagdasarian Film Corporation
Production company
Traded as Private Company
Industry Animation
Founded 1961; 55 years ago (1961) (as Bagdasarian Film Corporation; renamed in 1981)
Founder Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
Headquarters Santa Barbara, California
Key people
Ross Bagdasarian, Jr.
Janice Karman
Products Television shows
Theatrical films
Television specials
Direct-to-video films
Owner Ross Bagdasarian, Jr.
Parent PettuniaMedia

Bagdasarian Productions is an American production company which holds the rights to Alvin and the Chipmunks, with DVD distribution licensed to Paramount Pictures and related intellectual property assets.[1][2]

It is owned and operated by Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. and Janice Karman. It was founded in 1961 as Bagdasarian Film Corporation, which was owned and founded by Ross Bagdasarian Sr. (also known as David Seville). It adopted its current name in 1981. In 2016, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, and Michael Bagdasarian formed PettuniaMedia, and now Bagdasarian Productions is a subsidiary of the new company.

Television shows[edit]

Television specials[edit]

  • A Chipmunk Christmas (1981, co-production with Chuck Jones Enterprises)
  • I Love the Chipmunks Valentine Special (1984, co-production with Ruby-Spears Productions)
  • A Chipmunk Reunion (1985, co-production with Ruby-Spears Productions)
  • Rockin' Through the Decades (1990) (with Murakami-Wolf-Swenson)
  • Trick or Treason (1994)
  • A Chipmunk Celebration (1994)
  • The Easter Chipmunk (1995)

Theatrical films[edit]

Direct-to-video films[edit]


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