World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →

World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends of Chamberlain Heights’

Comedy Central has put in an order with executive producers Bento Box Entertainment for 10 episodes of its original, urban coming-of-age animated tale Legends of Chamberlain Heights. ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box to Produce Slate of Shows for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment is partnering with Bento Box Entertainment on a multi-year co-development and production deal to create a slate of original series for TELETOON’s primetime ... Continue Reading →

Cynopsis Names 2014 Animation Innovators

Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele, co-creators of Nickelodeon’s Breadwinners; DreamWorks Animation’s head of TV development Peter Gal; Blue’s ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box Launches Original Content Division

Burbank-based animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, which is best known for producing the animation for FOX TV’s Bob’s Burgers and Comedy Central’s Brickleberry, is now ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom & Bento Box Introduce New Pipeline

Toon Boom Animation and Bento Box Entertainment have created an exclusive and state-of-the-art digital animation production pipeline uniquely designed for Bento Box’s production on ... Continue Reading →

Tartakovsky and Hartman Lift Spirits in Ottawa

We had plenty of sunshine and lots of inspiring panels on the first two days of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the TV Animation Conference (TAC) held this week in the ... Continue Reading →