Bento Box Strikes First Look Deal With ‘Summer Heights High’ Producer Princess Pictures To Develop Australian Animation
Fox Leisure-owned animation home Bento Field, the corporate behind Bob’s Burgers and Duncanville, has struck a first-look improvement take care of Australian manufacturing firm Princess Photos.
The deal will see Princess Photos, finest recognized for producing Chris Lilley’s live-action comedy Summer time Heights Excessive, develop animated content material from undiscovered Australian-based, multi-hyphenate creators with Bento Field. Reveals can be produced down beneath with native expertise and crews for the worldwide market.
The deal was struck between Scott Greenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Bento Field, and Laura Waters, Founding father of Princess Photos. The pair will exec produce tasks alongside Bento Field Co-Founder and President of Manufacturing Joel Kuwahara and Inventive Director Ben Jones and Princess’ Senior Producer Mike Cowap and Managing Director Emma Fitzsimons.
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Bento Box Entertainment Names Brooke Keesling Head Of Animation Talent Development, Caitlin Winiarski Creative Executive
This comes after Bento Field was acquired by Fox Leisure in August 2019. Earlier this 12 months, it employed animation and VFX veteran Brooke Keesling as Head of Animation Expertise Growth and Caitlin Winiarski as Inventive Government as a part of a push to increase content material improvement.
“Laura, Mike and their complete workforce have the eager means to establish rising, multi-faceted storytellers, and, in doing so, are delivering a number of the strongest comedy materials we’ve seen,” stated Greenberg. “Increasing our inventive footprint globally is a prime precedence of ours; and we’re excited to companion with Princess Photos in Australia on discovering, championing and introducing animation’s subsequent wave of creators who deserve a shot to showcase their voices and factors of view throughout platforms within the U.S. and past.”
“Australia punches above its weight in animation expertise, with scores of Oscar nominations and wins, and really profitable kids’s animation collection,” added Waters. “There’s a slew of Australian expertise making hilarious animation on-line, all with devoted audiences. In collaboration with Bento Field, we’re excited to help this new wave of comedy expertise with skilled budgets and entry to alternatives on main platforms.”