Bento Box Entertainment, the Emmy-winning studio behind primetime animation hits Bob’s Burgers (Fox) and Legends of Chamberlain Heights (Comedy Central), has teamed up with Teletubbies and In the Night Garden creator Andrew Davenport form a new kids’ and family division: Sutikki.
As part of a partnership with Davenport’s Foundling Bird production company, Sutikki will be the primary production partner and global commercial product licensor for his next kids’ series, to be announced soon. Veteran kids’ entertainment executives Irene Weibel and Andrew Kerr as co-founders will head up Sutikki and be responsible for its day-to-day operations.
“Andrew Davenport has had a storied career as one of the world’s most prolific creators of innovative and popular preschool content, and he is the ideal creative talent for us to partner with as we establish ourselves in the kids’ marketplace globally,” said Bento Box co-founder and CEO Scott Greenberg. “This creative relationship, coupled with the leadership of Irene and Andrew, two of the industry’s most talented and respected executives, will make us a formidable player in this space.”