Template:CompanyUnited Plankton Pictures is an American film and television production company based in Los Angeles. The company was founded in April 1998 by the late Stephen Hillenburg and produces Hillenburg's SpongeBob SquarePants


United Plankton Pictures was founded by American animator Stephen Hillenburg and was incorporated on April 1, 1998. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles. United Plankton Pictures produces Hillenburg's animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants and related media.



SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–present; in association with Nickelodeon Animation Studio and Rough Draft Studios)


Title Release Date
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie November 19, 2004
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water February 6, 2015
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run Early 2021

Short Films

  • SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D (2002; with Blur Studio)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants 4D: The Great Jelly Rescue (2013)
  • Hollywood Blvd., USA (2013)
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