Nickelodeon Animation Studio

animated animation studio owned by ViacomCBS

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is an American animation studio owned by Paramount Global. It has created many television programs for Nickelodeon, such as SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-present)", The Fairly OddParents (2001-2017), Rugrats (1991-2004) and Avatar: The Last Airbender, (2005-2008), among others.[2]

Nickelodeon Animation Studio
FormerlyGames Productions Inc.[a]
Company typeSubsidiary
PredecessorNickelodeon Studios
Founded1990; 34 years ago (1990) (as Games Productions Inc.)[a]
March 4, 1998; 26 years ago (1998-03-04)
(as Nickelodeon Animation Studio)
FoundersVanessa Coffey
Mary Harrington
HeadquartersStudio City, Los Angeles, California, U.S. (1990–1998)
Burbank, California, U.S. (1998–present)
New York City, New York, U.S. (second facility, 1999–present)
Key people
Ramsey Ann Naito (President)[1]
ParentParamount Domestic Media Networks
DivisionsNickelodeon Digital
Nickelodeon Digital Advertising
  1. 1.0 1.1 The studio was founded under the name "Games Productions Inc." in 1990. Although the studio was rebranded as Nickelodeon Animation Studio in 1998, several later productions still credit Games Productions.


  1. "Ramsey Naito Names President, Nickelodeon Animation". NickPress. Archived from the original on 2021-09-25. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  2. Goldberg, Lesley (November 13, 2019). "Nickelodeon, Netflix Team for Original Animated Features, TV Series". The Hollywood Reporter.