Lionsgate Films

Lionsgate Films (formerly known as Cinépix Film Properties) is a Canadian-American[2] film production and film distribution studio, headquartered in Santa Monica and founded in Canada, and is the flagship[vague] division of Lionsgate Entertainment. It is the largest and most successful mini-major film studio in North America.

Lionsgate Films
FormerlyCinépix Film Properties (1962-1998)
IndustryMotion pictures
PredecessorTrimark Pictures
Artisan Entertainment
Founded1962; 61 years ago (1962)
FoundersJohn Dunning
Andre Link
Frank Giustra
Area served
Key people
  • Joe Drake
  • (film group chairman)
  • Adam Fogelson
  • (vice chair)
ProductsMotion pictures
ServicesFilm distribution
DivisionsLionsgate Premiere

It focuses on foreign and independent films and has distributed various commercially successful film franchises, including The Hunger Games, Rambo, Divergent, The Punisher, John Wick, Saw, Madea, Blair Witch, Now You See Me, Hostel, The Expendables, Sinister, The Twilight Saga and Step Up.

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