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Jay Ward Productions
Industry Animation
Live-action
Founded 1948
Founder(s) Jay Ward
Headquarters , West Hollywood,
Los Angeles County,
California
Key people Tiffany Ward (president)
Owner(s) Jay Ward family
Subsidiaries

Jay Ward Productions, or simply Ward Productions, was an American animation studio based in Los Angeles County, California. It was founded in 1948 by American animator Jay Ward, and was most notable for the Rocky and Bullwinkle franchise.

The Jay Ward Productions library and rights are managed Bullwinkle Studios, a joint venture between DreamWorks Classics and Jay Ward Productions.

History

The company was based on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, across Sunset Boulevard from the Chateau Marmont hotel.[3]

Jay Ward Productions was an independent studio from 1948 to 1959. It was part of Dancer Fitzgerald Sample (1959-1979), which originally brokered advertising for, and through its Gamma Productions subsidiary, animated Ward's productions. The Program Exchange acquired broadcast rights in 1979.

Jay Ward Productions today

The successor Jay Ward Production Inc., managed by members of his family, is based in Costa Mesa.[4]

By 2007, Jay Ward Productions had formed Bullwinkle Studios LLC, a joint venture with Classic Media (then a Entertainment Rights subsidiary), to manage the Jay Ward characters. Bullwinkle Studios's first productions was “George of the Jungle” with Studio B Productions, a unit of DHX Media broadcast on Teletoon then added Cartoon Network. Tiffany Ward serves as president of Ward Productions and Bullwinkle Studios.[2][5]

TV Shows

Animation

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Bullwinkle Studios

Commercials

General Mills
Quaker Oats Company

Live-action

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Films

Live-action

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Bullwinkle Studios

Animation

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Bullwinkle Studios

Live-action and animation

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References

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Category:American animation studios Category:Television production companies of the United States Category:Cinema of Southern California Category:Entertainment companies based in California Category:Entertainment companies established in 1948 Category:1948 establishments in California Category:Companies based in Los Angeles County Category:West Hollywood


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