United Plankton Pictures

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United Plankton Pictures, Inc.
Industry Entertainment
Founded April 1, 1998; 19 years ago (1998-04-01)[1]
Founder Stephen Hillenburg
Headquarters Burbank, California, U.S.
Key people
Stephen Hillenburg
Products SpongeBob SquarePants and related media

United Plankton Pictures, Inc. is an American film and television production company that was formed in 1998 by Stephen Hillenburg.[1] It is associated with Hillenburg's animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–), in association with Nickelodeon Animation Studio, and other related media (such as the SpongeBob Comics (2011–)). The company's headquarters is located in Burbank, California. The company's logo is Plankton.

Television shows[edit]


Title Release date Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Co-production companies
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie November 19, 2004 (2004-11-19) Stephen Hillenburg Stephen Hillenburg,
Julia Pistor
Nickelodeon Movies[2]
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
Paramount Animation,
Nickelodeon Movies[3]
The Spongebob Movie 3[4] August 2, 2019 (2019-08-02) Story: Paul Tibbitt & Kyle McCulloch
Screenplay: Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger
Paul Tibbitt Paramount Animation,
Nickelodeon Movies

Short films[edit]

Other products[edit]

Comic books[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Business Search". 
  2. ^ McCarthy, Todd (November 13, 2004). "Review: 'The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie'". Variety. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Barker, Andrew (January 31, 2015). "Film Review: 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water'". Variety. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (November 10, 2015). "Paramount Sets 'SpongeBob 3' for 2019, Delays 'Monster Trucks' to 2017". Variety. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Hollywood Blvd, USA". Holland International Film Festival. Retrieved December 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ Staff writer(s); no by-line. (January 25, 2011). "'SpongeBob SquarePants' Comic Debuts in February". Comic Book Resources (Press release). Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ Boom, Richard (January 25, 2011). "SpongeBob Comics #1 debuts from United Plankton Pictures". Broken Frontier. Archived from the original on January 28, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 

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