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The ULULU Company
FormerlyThe Curiosity Company (1997–2018; 2023–present)
Company typePrivate
IndustryTelevision production
Animation production
FoundedApril 21, 1997; 27 years ago (1997-04-21)
FounderMatt Groening
Key people
Matt Groening
1999-2013 and 2023-Present Logo as the Curiosity Company

The ULULU Company, also known as The Curiosity Company for secondary branding, is an American production company and animation studio founded in 1997 by Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, for Gracie Films. It produces the television series Futurama[1] and Disenchantment[2] and the 1999 television film Olive, the Other Reindeer. Groening revived the name The Curiosity Company in 2023.


Original programming

Original programming by The ULULU Company
Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status Notes
The Simpsons Animated sitcom Satire December 17, 1989 35 seasons, 768 episodes 21-24 min Renewed[3] Uncredited; Matt Groening created the series before he founded his company.
Futurama Animated sitcom Science fiction Satire March 28, 1999 8 seasons, 150 episodes 22 min Renewed[4] Credited as The Curiosity Company
Disenchantment Fantasy Adventure Satire August 17, 2018 5 parts, 50 episodes 19–36 min Ended [5]

Original films

Original films by The ULULU Company
Title Genre Premiere Runtime Language
Olive, the Other Reindeer Christmas comedy musical film December 17, 1999 45 min English
Futurama: Bender's Big Score Science fiction comedy adventure film November 27, 2007 89 min English
Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs Science fiction comedy adventure film June 24, 2008 89 min English
Futurama: Bender's Game science fantasy comedy film November 4, 2008 87 min English
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder Science fiction comedy film adventure film February 23, 2009 89 min English


  1. ^ "Toonz 2D animation software becomes OpenToonz". BlenderNation. March 26, 2016. Retrieved September 22, 2022.
  2. ^ Amidi, Amid (March 27, 2016). "Here's Where To Download OpenToonz, Studio Ghibli's Free Animation Software". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved September 22, 2022.
  3. ^ "'The Simpsons', 'Family Guy' & 'Bob's Burgers' Renewed for Two Additional Seasons Through 2024-25". January 26, 2023.
  4. ^ Otterson, Joe (November 2, 2023). "'Futurama' Renewed for Two More Seasons at Hulu". Variety. Retrieved November 2, 2023.
  5. ^ "'Disenchantment' to End with Season 5 on Netflix". The Hollywood Reporter. August 2023.