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Glass Ball Productions
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Current logo (2014-present)
Type Subsidiary of Geo LTD.
Founded 1982 (as The Broken Ball)
1988 (as Glass Ball Productions)
Founder(s) Geo G.
Headquarters Burbank, California, United States
Key people Geo G.
Terry Ward
Steve Samono
Henri Dosclz
Robert W. Stainton
Adam Hargreaves
Owner(s) Geo LTD.
Parent Geo LTD. Public Holdings
Subsidiaries 2BIG3k Animation
Wonderful Neon Productions
NicThic Productions

Glass Ball Productions or The Broken Ball is an American film and television production company of the animator Gabriel Garcia. Its productions include the animated series Geo's World, The Geo Team, Geo TV and Cland Ann. It was established in 1988.

HistoryEdit

Glass Ball Productions was founded in 1982 as The Broken Ball before Glass Ball was created until 1988. In 1988, The Broken Ball was renamed as Glass Ball Productions.

In 1993, the company was acquired by Geo LTD.

In 2014, it was announced that Glass Ball revealed the new logo, opened offices to Seoul (South Korea), Tokyo (Japan), London (United Kingdom) and Paris (France) and the films (Sam The Pig, The Good Rain, Geo Guy and the Rampage of Gree Guy, Geo Guy and the Attack of the Evil Minions and Geo Guy and the Return of Gree Guy and Memy9909) were announced for the 2015 release, while Geo's Heroes 2 release date is uncomfirmed for official release date, but was expected to be released between 2015 and 2016.

The visual effects department was acquired by Libum Labs in 2014 and is currently known as DevilFish Creative FX, employing the former employees of Industrial Light & Magic and Digital Domain.

FilmographyEdit

Television showsEdit

These are television shows produced by Glass Ball Productions.

Title Creator(s) First aired Last aired Co-produced by Notes
Geo's World Geo G. October 28, 1989 June 5, 2013 Games Animation (1989–1998), Film Roman, Disney Television Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, CINAR (1989–2004), Cookie Jar Group (2004–2012), DHX Media (2012–2013), Sony Pictures Television, Disney-ABC Domestic Television
The Geo Team Geo G. July 14, 1991 present Universal Television, NBCUniversal Television Distribution, Universal Animation StudiosGreenyWorld Studios, Klasky Csupo (seasons 1-7 only), C.E. Animation Studios
Planetokio Geo G. November 24, 2002 May 18, 2003 OutSide Directors Company, Asmik Ace Entertainment, and Film Roman
Rico Geo G. November 29, 2004 present 20th Century Fox Television
Geoshea World Geo G. May 6, 2006 present 20th Century Fox Television & Universal Television
Geo Guy Gone Crazy Geo G. August 22, 2007 August 14, 2012 20th Century Fox Television
Geo's Universe Michael Wildshill (seasons 1 & 2 only)
Gabriel Garcia (since season 2)
December 13, 2013 present Disney Television Animation, Frederator Studios (seasons 1 & 2 only), Pixar Animation Studios (since season 3), Sony Pictures Television (since season 3), Film Roman (since season 3), Celestial Entertainment (since season 3), Disney-ABC Domestic Television (since season 3), ABC Studios (since season 3) First and only series created for seasons 1 and 2 by Michael Wildshill before Geo G. took over as the show's creator.

Feature filmsEdit

Released filmsEdit

# Title Release date Budget Gross RT Co-produced by Type of film
1 Geo Movie March 10, 2000 $32,000,000 $632,325,437 73% Columbia Pictures (US) & Universal Pictures (International) Traditional animation
2 The Geo Team Movie March 16, 2001 $63,000,000 $72,472,352 53% Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation Traditional animation
3 Cland Ann: The Movie October 18, 2002 $83,000,000 $525,721,932 52% Columbia Pictures (US) & 20th Century Fox (International) Traditional animation
4 Geo Movie 2 September 26, 2003 $72,000,000 $842,042,424 93% Columbia Pictures (US) & Universal Pictures (International) Traditional animation
5 Geo Movie 3 December 25, 2004 $92,000,000 $623,994,312 53% Columbia Pictures (US) & Universal Pictures (International) Traditional animation
6 Geo Movie 4 May 27, 2005 $21,000,000 $723,942,389 62% Columbia Pictures (US) & Universal Pictures (International) Traditional animation
7 Zila April 14, 2006 $53,000,000 $832,426,931 52% 20th Century Fox & GreenyWorld Studios South Korea CGI-animation
8 Geo Movie 5 July 23, 2007 $75,000,000 $837,326,942 84% Columbia Pictures Traditional animation
9 Little Critter August 20, 2008 $52,000,000 $843,527,636 64% Universal Pictures CGI-animation
10 Geoshea Theft Auto May 4, 2009 $82,000,000 $78,842,452 42% Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation CGI-animation
11 Sherman's Lagoon September 16, 2009 $92,000,000 $732,953,652 51% Columbia Pictures (US) & Warner Bros. Pictures (International) Traditional animation
12 Pixl April 16, 2010 $84,000,000 $828,427,675 71% Paramount Pictures CGI-animation
13 House in the Pop July 23, 2010 $98,000,000 $93,421,832 32% Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation Traditional animation
14 Geoshea World: The Movie June 10, 2011 $86,000,000 $73,848,482 94% 20th Century Fox (US) & Universal Pictures (International) Traditional animation
15 Geoshea Theft Auto 2 May 25, 2012 $92,000,000 $31,534,853 51% Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation CGI-animation
16 The Geo Team Movie 2 January 18, 2013 $75,000,000 $73,753,953 93% Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation Traditional animation
17 Geo TV: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut March 12, 2013 $94,000,000 $40,865,931 82% Columbia Pictures (US) & 20th Century Fox (International) Traditional animation
18 Geo Movie 6 December 6, 2013 $74,000,000 $63,742,413 94% Columbia Pictures (US) & 20th Century Fox (International) Traditional animation
19 Super Gun Blast March 28, 2014 Columbia Pictures Traditional animation
20 House in the Pop 2 August 15, 2014 Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation Traditional animation
21 Big Lies December 8, 2014 Paramount Pictures Traditional animation
22 Ico March 6, 2015 Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation CGI-animation

Upcoming filmsEdit

Title Release date Co-produced by
Dick Grayson July 30, 2015 Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Animation, DC Comics, C.E Animation Studios, & 2BIG3k Animation
10 Birds November 13, 2015 20th Century Fox
The Geo Team Movie 3 January 15, 2016 Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Cland Ann: Silo Wilo Strikes Back February 17, 2017 20th Century Fox, Wonderful Neon Productions, and NicThic Productions
Geoshea Theft Auto 3 May 6, 2016 Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Ropz September 2, 2016 Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Dick Grayson and the Teen Titans November 23, 2017 Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Animation, DC Comics, C.E Animation Studios, & 2BIG3k Animation
The Geo Team Movie 4 January 20, 2018 Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Geo Adventure October 19, 2018 Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, "Balls", Ubisoft Motion Pictures, and Legendary Pictures
Sam the Pig TBA TBA
The Good Rain TBA Universal Pictures
Untitled Geo G. project TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
The Playroom Movie TBA Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, ChanceWorks Animation, & 2BIG3k Animation
Skipping TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
The Computer Adventure TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Glowing Stars TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Ghost Television TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Click Go! TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
Bothering A Brother TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation
The Naughty List TBA Universal Pictures & 2BIG3k Animation

TriviaEdit

  • For unknown reasons, Glass Ball didn't produce the Geo's World films.

GalleryEdit