Bento Box Entertainment

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Bento Box Entertainment
Animation studio
Founded 2009
Founder Scott Greenberg
Joel Kuwahara
Mark McJimsey
Headquarters Burbank, California, United States
Owner Privately held
Website www.bentoboxent.com

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

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 two animation studios Bento Box Animation Studio Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bento Box Canada in Toronto, Ontario.[2][3]

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.[4] 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".[5]

Productions[edit]

Television series[edit]

Title Years Network Notes
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 2012–2015 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
Murder Police 2014 FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television; Pulled from schedule
Bordertown 2016–present FOX co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, Fuzzy Door Productions and Hentemann Films
The Pandas TBA Teletoon co-production with Corus Entertainment

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.
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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