The Jim Henson Company

Founded in 1955
Country: United States
Director(s): Lisa Henson
2D, 3D, live action and puppetry
The Jim Henson Company is a global entertainment company that has been at the forefront of family entertainment for more than 60 years. Founded by the late puppeteer and filmmaker Jim Henson, the company is best known for creating beloved characters such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and The Muppets. Today, the company is run by Jim Henson’s daughter, CEO Lisa Henson. Throughout its history, The Jim Henson Company has been committed to pushing the boundaries of puppetry and other forms of visual effects in order to create engaging and innovative content for audiences of all ages. From its early days creating the iconic characters of Sesame Street to its more recent work on projects such as “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” and “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” the company has consistently demonstrated a dedication to quality and creativity. One of the things that sets The Jim Henson Company apart from other entertainment companies is its commitment to social and environmental responsibility. The company has been involved in a variety of philanthropic initiatives over the years, including the creation of The Jim Henson Foundation, which provides grants to support puppetry and other forms of live performance art. The company has also worked to promote environmental sustainability through initiatives such as the Henson Alternative Energy Program, which seeks to reduce the company’s carbon footprint and support the development of clean energy technologies. Another key aspect of The Jim Henson Company’s mission is to inspire creativity and imagination in children. The company’s educational programs, including the popular Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge, are designed to help young people develop their artistic and technical skills while also fostering a sense of wonder and curiosity about the world around them. The Jim Henson Company is a unique and innovative force in the entertainment industry, with a rich legacy of creativity, innovation, and social responsibility. Whether you’re a longtime fan of The Muppets or a newcomer to the world of puppetry, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the company’s wide range of projects and initiatives.
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HQ address: 1416 North La Brea Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028, United States