Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. Pictures[2] is an American film production and distribution company of the Warner Bros. Pictures Group division of Warner Bros. (both ultimately owned by Warner Bros. Discovery). The studio is the flagship producer of live-action feature films within the Warner Bros. Pictures Group unit, and is based at the Warner Bros. Studios complex in Burbank, California. Animated films produced the Warner Animation Group are also released under the studio banner.

Warner Bros. Pictures
FormerlyWarner Bros. Pictures, Inc. (1923–1967)
Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc. (1967–1970)
Warner Bros. Inc. (1970–1992)
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryFilm
PredecessorWarner Features Company
FoundedApril 4, 1923; 99 years ago (1923-04-04)
Founders
Headquarters4000 Warner Boulevard, ,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Toby Emmerich (chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group)
  • Carolyn Blackwood (COO, Warner Bros. Pictures Group)
  • Courtenay Valenti (president, production)
  • Walter Hamada (president, DC-based Film production)
ProductsMotion pictures
Services
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
ParentWarner Bros. Pictures Group
(Warner Bros.)
Websitewarnerbros.com
Footnotes / references
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Warner Bros. Pictures is currently one of five live-action film studios within the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, the others being New Line Cinema, DC Films, Castle Rock Entertainment, and the Spyglass Media Group. The final installment of the Harry Potter film series is the studio's highest-grossing film worldwide with $1.3 billion.[3]

Founded in 1923 by brothers Harry Warner, Albert Warner, Sam Warner, and Jack L. Warner, in addition to producing its own films, it handles filmmaking operations, theatrical distribution, marketing and promotion for films produced and released by other Warner Bros. labels, including Warner Animation Group, New Line Cinema, DC Films, and Castle Rock Entertainment, as well as various third-party producers.


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