December, 2012:

Bob & Co and SUMS partner with Microwave for ‘Lilting’, starring Ben Whishaw, now shooting in London

Published on: 5th December 2012

Lilting, the eighth feature from Film London Microwave, is underway in London. Writer-director Hong Khaou’s debut film, starring Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei, alongside Peter Bowles, Morven Christie and Andrew Leung, charts the story of a grieving Chinese mother (Pei Pei) who connects with her recently deceased son’s lover (Whishaw), despite them not speaking […]

The Winter Ghosts writer Rory Kinnear wins Writers’ Guild Award

Published on: 27th November 2012

Rory Kinnear set to adapt The Winter Ghosts from the original novel by Kate Mosse. The film will be a Bob & Co co-production with Ruby Film and Television and SUMS.

Benton, Brunskill launch SUMS with interactive thriller Phone Book

Published on: 21st November 2012

David Fincher’s two-time Oscar winning editor Angus Wall (The Social Network, The Girl With the Dragon Tatttoo) will direct segments of the BFI Film Fund-backed feature based on a short story by Raw Shark Texts author Steven Hall. Hall will adapt central strands of the film with additional screenwriters contributing storylines. A numbers of filmmakers, […]

ZDF Enterprises takes on worldwide sales of Q Pootle 5

Published on: 9th October 2012

Based on the books by multi-million selling author and illustrator Nick Butterworth, the series follows the friendly alien Q Pootle 5, and his friends as they tackle the every day problems of the final frontier on their home planet of Okidoki. Nick Butterworth is co-founder of Snapper Productions and executive producer of the series, which […]


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Today it is announced that, for 2013, the Prize will be privately funded while headline sponsorship negotiations for 2014 and beyond are concluded. Funding has been provided in the form of gifts from companies and individual donors. Supporters include: Bilbary, Bob & Co, Richard & Elena Bridges, Cherie Blair, Christopher Foyle, Jill Green, Martha Lane […]

Bob & Co Website wins ‘American Graphic Design Award!’

Published on: 12th September 2012

Rare Breed recently won an ‘American Graphic Design Award’ for the Bob & Co website! (plus an additional two, but that’s just showing off) Since 1963 Graphic Design USA has been the premier magazine for graphic designers and other creative professionals. The American Graphic Design Awards is their four decade old flagship competition, and is […]


Published on: 20th August 2012

Bob & Co is happy to announce the release of OUTSIDE BET on DVD in stores and online.

Executive Producer role and investment in The Canterville Ghost

Published on: 17th May 2012

Bob & Co., the media advisory firm, is pleased to announce its Executive Producer role and investment in The Canterville Ghost, an animated feature film based on the Oscar Wilde classic. Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie star in the film, which marks their first performance together for 13 years. Bob Benton is an Executive Producer […]

Outside Bet – Premiere!

Published on: 24th April 2012

Independent British comedy, Outside Bet premiered at the Cineworld Haymarket in London on Tuesday, 24th April 2012. The film is released nation wide Friday, 27th April 2012.

Bob & Co Announces investment in Summer In February

Published on: 15th February 2012

Bob & Co., the media advisory firm, is pleased to announce its role in the production of Summer in February, which started filming on 15 January 2012. Bob Benton, president of Bob & Co, has invested in and raised finance for the film, which is currently being developed by Apart Films and produced by CrossDay […]

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