FilmDistrict Distribution LLC. was an American independent motion picture company based in Los Angeles. It specialized in acquisitions, distribution, production, and financing. It was founded in September 2010 by Peter Schlessel in partnership with Graham King and Timothy Headington.
|Fate||Merged into Focus Features|
|Successor||Focus Features (label of Gramercy Pictures in 2015)|
|Headquarters||1540 2nd Street|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Peter Schlessel (CEO)|
Adrian Alperovich (COO)
Christine Birch (President of Marketing)
Jim Orr (President of Distribution)
Lia Buman (EVP of Acquisitions)
Bob Berney (President of Theatrical Distribution)
Content Partners (2020-present)
Number of employees
(NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment)
(ultimately owned by Comcast, 2013-2014)
FilmDistrict's releases were distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for home media, with the exception of Red Dawn, which was released on DVD by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. FilmDistrict was merged into Focus Features in 2014. Soul Surfer, Looper, Evil Dead and Pompeii were retained by TriStar Pictures after 2014.