Bender Creative Group started in 1994 in the Philadelphia area. Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2003, BCG continues to produce, write, and direct programming for broadcast and cable television networks, documentary companies, and corporate clients. The company has also expanded into web related services, interactive training, and educational DVDs. The two company principals, Rob Bender and Marianne Vogel Bender, have been producing television, video, and digital content for a combined total of over 40 years. In addition to original productions, BCG frequently partners with other production companies in a variety of creative capacities.

BCG credits include:
  • Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC)
  • Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC)
  • Tiny House Hunting (HGTV)
  • The Ghosts of Shepherdstown (DESTINATION AMERICA)
  • America’s Most Wanted (FOX)
  • The Dr. Phil Show (CBS-Paramount)
  • Trading Spaces Boys vs. Girls (NBC-TLC)
  • Epicurious (Travel Ch)
  • House Hunters (HGTV)
  • The Science of Imagineering DVD Series (Walt Disney Home Entertainment)
  • The Doctors (syndicated)
  • Law Career Series & Law Forum Website Videos (LSAC)
  • Platinum Weddings (Travel Ch)
  • Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • I Hate My Job (Spike TV)
  • Bill Nye’s Solving for “X” (Walt Disney Home Entertainment)
  • A Wedding Story (TLC-Discovery)
  • A Makeover Story (TLC-Discovery)
  • A Baby Story (TLC-Discovery)
  • The History of the Port of Los Angeles (PBS)
  • Reunion (TLC-Discovery)
  • A Pet Story (Animal Planet)
  • Fantasy Open House (HGTV)
  • Reel Homes (Travel Ch)
  • Ultimate Collectors (HGTV)
  • Ultimate Bedrooms for Romance (HGTV)
  • Smart Design (HGTV)
  • Amazing Vacation Homes (Travel Ch)
  • Trip of a Lifetime (Travel Ch)
  • Untamed & Uncut (Animal Planet)
  • The Look for Spring (HGTV)
  • National Daytime Emmy Nomination 2003-2004, Trading Spaces: Boys vs Girls (NBC)
  • National Daytime Emmy Nomination (2) 2001-2002, Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Telly Award 2001, “Wild Tasha” A Pet Story (Animal Planet)
  • Excellence In Media (EIM) 2001 (Silver Angel), The Perfect Puppy Guide (Bulldog Productions)
  • Worldfest-Houston International Film and Video Festival
  • Gold Award 2001 (Public Service), Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Gold Award 2001 (Informational/Cultural Segment), Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Silver Award 2000 (Public Affairs), Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Silver Award 2000 (Talent in Series), Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Gold Award 1988 (Ad Campaign), Howmedica (Spots)
  • Gold Award 1986 (Short Subject/Live Action), The Bill Warren Story (Documentary)
  • Gold Award 1987 (Advertising Spot), Kinemax (Spot)
  • Parents’ Choice Award 2001, Pets: Part of the Family (PBS)
  • Intercom 1994 – Chicago (Silver Hugo Award), AdvanTech/CommQuest (Bell Atlantic)
  • New York Festivals 1994 (Multi-media Series), AdvanTech/CommQuest (Bell Atlantic)
  • ITVA – Philadelphia Chapter 1994 (Craft Award: Directing), Achieving The Dream
  • Medical Marketing Association 1988 (Achievement of Excellence), Joint Replacement Series
  • Jersey Shore PR & Ad Association 1988 (JASPER Award), A Key of Our Own (PSA) Birmingham International Educational Festival 1986 (Best Documentary), The Bill Warren Story

BCG has worked closely with the following production companies and ad agencies: 72andSunny, Arnold Shapiro Productions, Banyan Productions, CBS Paramount, Cheri Sundae Productions, Earle-Palmer-Brown NYC, Endemol Shine, Film Garden Entertainment, Jackson-Dawson Communications, Leopard Films, Light Horse Productions, MAK Pictures, Mike Mathis Productions, Motion Video, Nancy Glass Productions, Olegna Productions, Pietown Productions, RDF Media, Resolution Productions, Screendoor Entertainment, Shed Media USA, Stage29 Productions, Stonehouse Media, Telepictures, TG Communications,Warner Brothers Television, Wilkman Productions.

BCG clients include:

AIG, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Comcast Cable, CPTV, GTE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Law School Admission Council (LSAC), Merck, NYNEX, Pfizer, Port Authority of NY/NJ, Siemens, TCI, The Folger Consort, The Nature Conservancy, Toyota, USC School of Law, Veterinary Learning Systems (VLS), Walt Disney Home Entertainment.