As an extension of the mission, Brentwood Studios has partnered with a select group of high profile and successful authors and companies which we represent for content and services.
As co-creator of VeggieTales and the voice of the beloved Larry The Cucumber, Mike Nawrocki has been part of the pulse of the Veggie brand since its inception in 1993. Mike has created, written and directed most of the popular “Silly Songs with Larry” segments, including fan favorites “His Cheeseburger” and “The Hairbrush Song.” He has also lent his screenwriting and directing talents to dozens of VeggieTales episodes such as Madame Blueberry and The League of Incredible Vegetables, as well as both of the properties’ theatrical release films, Jonah and The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything. In addition, Mike has authored a number of VeggieTales Books and CD projects as well as developing and writing for another of Big Idea’s hit animated properties, 3-2-1 Penguins. Mike is currently focused on developing new children's properties centered around fun characters, engaging storytelling and wholesome values. Mike makes his home in Franklin, TN with his wife and two children.
Amy Parker has written more than forty books for children, teens, and adults, with over one and a half million copies sold. She has collaborated with authors ranging from New York Times bestsellers to her very own son. Two of these collaborations—Firebird and Courageous Teens—are recipients of Christian Retailing’s Best Awards. But Amy’s greatest reward is being a wife to Daniel and a mom to their amazing sons, Michael and Ethan.
Dr. Mary Manz Simon
An educator, consultant, media personality and award-winning author, Dr. Mary Manz Simon has embodied thought leadership in the children’s Christian market for more than 25 years. Publishing with Scholastic, Random House, Harper Collins Christian and many others, Mary’s books have sold more than three million copies in English. Her titles are available in ten languages.
Planet 316 seeks to make the Bible approachable for both young hearts and seasoned souls by developing fun, interactive brands that uses technology to help families to connect with one another.
Brentwood Studios represents many of the top brands in the market for licensing opportunities.
Brentwood Studios technology partners include:
Four Story Creative
Four Story Creative is a digital and creative design agency located near Dallas, Texas. With over 15 years of experience in the digital space including, game development, Augmented and Virtual Reality, interactive web solutions, 3D animation and video production. Prior Projects include: Deep Blue Kids brand Animated Bible stories and Deep Blue Adventures (with Abington Press), The Big Picture Interactive Brand and Augmented Reality (AR) app (with B&H Kids), Weird Animals Bible Buddies AR App, Everest Bible Buddies AR App (with Group Publishing), and VeggieTale AR book App.
Scarlet City Studios
Scarlet City Studios is a New Zealand-based gaming studio with an epic goal: to take the greatest story ever told and re-tell it for a digital generation. Established in 2012 to advance the historic mission of a postal Sunday school ministry, Scarlet City took the grand tale of the Bible and reimagined it as a steampunk, allegorical story that would be entertaining, educational, formational and creative. With the launch of The Aetherlight: Chronicles of the Resistance, the studio’s ongoing mission is to tell great stories, nurture genuine innovation, and foster rich encounters.