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Encyclopedia > List of Hollywood movie studios

This is a list of Hollywood movie studios. Not all of them are necessarily based at Hollywood, California, USA. Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... A movie studio is a location, room, building, or group of buildings and/or sound stages, offices and storage facilities, which may include a backlot, where movies are made. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...

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The "Big Six" major movie studios

It has been suggested that Big Six (movie studio corporations) be merged into this article or section. (Discuss)

Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... The Big Six refers to the six corporations which own the major movie studios (along with most other major US based in or around Hollywood, California, the traditional home of American cinema: // News Corp. ... Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ... News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS) is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ... (Redirected from 20th Television) Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation is one of the Big Ten movie studios, located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, California, USA, just west of Beverly Hills. ... Broken Lizard is a comedy group best known for their comedy films Super Troopers and Club Dread. ... Gracie Films logo Gracie Films is a film and television production company, created by James L. Brooks in 1986 for The Tracey Ullman Show. ... Pictures logo. ... The Paramount Pictures logo used since 2003. ... Viacom is a high-growth media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), video gaming (part of Sega of America), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures movie studio and DreamWorks). ... MTV Films is the motion picture production arm of cable channel MTV. It has produced films based on MTV programs such as Beavis and Butt-head Do America and Jackass: The Movie, as well as other adaptations and original projects. ... For the early 20th century movie theater, see Nickelodeon movie theater. ... Nick at Nite is an evening programming block broadcast over Nickelodeon from 9 PM – 6 AM Eastern and Pacific Standard Time. ... VH1 (spelled VH-1 (Video Hits One) until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment (at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV, which originally came up with the idea of the channel). ... Closing logo Paramount Classics is the specialty films division of Paramount Pictures (which in turn is owned by Viacom), charged with producing, purchasing, distributing and marketing films, generally those with a more art house feel than films made and distributed by its parent company. ... DreamWorks, L.L.C., doing business as DreamWorks SKG, is a Big Ten studio based in the United States which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jeffrey Katzenberg (born December 21, 1950 in New York City) is a Jewish-American film producer and co-founder of DreamWorks SKG. He is most famous for producing the movie Shrek (2001). ... David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is a record executive, film and theatrical producer, and philanthropist. ... The DreamWorks Animation logo, an angling boy sitting on the Moons crescent DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. ... Republic Pictures Corporation (aka Republic Entertainment) is an independent film, television, and video distribution company that was originally a movie production-distribution corporation with studio facilities, best known for its specialization in quality B pictures, westerns and movie serials. ... Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. ... Sony Corporation ) is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates founded in Tokyo, Japan. ... AXN started operations on 21 September 1997, a 24-hour cable and satellite TV channel owned 100% by Sony Pictures Entertainment. ... Columbia Pictures current logo. ... The TriStar Pegasus logo, used since 1993. ... Leo the Lion in the MGM logo since 2001 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, was, until 2005, a media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... The current United Artists logo (a variant was used during the 1980s). ... Screen Gems is an American subsidiary company of Columbia Pictures Corp. ... Triumph Films (aka: Triumph Releasing Corporation) is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment geared towards low-budget and direct-to-video film production and distribution. ... Sony Pictures Classics is the specialty films division of Sony Pictures. ... Destination Films is a Sony distribution company. ... Orion Pictures Logo Orion Pictures Corporation was a American movie production company, formed in 1978 as a joint venture between Warner Bros. ... The Samuel Goldwyn Company was an independent film company founded by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ... NBC Universal is a media and entertainment conglomerate formed in May 2004 by the combination of General Electrics NBC with Vivendi Universal Entertainment, part of Vivendi Universal. ... GE redirects here; for other uses, see GE (disambiguation). ... The current Universal Studios logo Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is a Big Ten movie studio that has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between Los Angeles and Burbank. ... Focus Features is the art house films division of Universal Pictures, and acts as both a producer and distributor for its own films and a distrubutor for foreign films. ... Focus Features is the art house films division of Universal Pictures, and acts as both a producer and distributor for its own films and a distrubutor for foreign films. ... The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. ... Time Warner Inc. ... The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. ... WIPs logo, which closely resembles half of the WB shield. ... Cartoon Network Studios, the successor to Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... Castle Rock Entertainment is an independent film and television studio founded in 1987 by Martin Shafer, director Rob Reiner, Andy Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and entertainment mogul Alan Horn, with Columbia Pictures as a strategic partner. ... New Line Cinema logo New Line Cinema, founded in 1967, is one of the ten major Hollywood movie studios. ... Turner Broadcasting System logo The Turner Broadcasting System (often abbreviated to Turner or TBS) is the company managing the collection of cable networks and properties started by Ted Turner from the mid-1970s to the late-1990s. ... Turner Entertainment Company was established August 4, 1986 to oversee Turner Broadcastings film library after its acquisition of MGM/UA. In addition to the studio, Turner got its library, which included all of MGMs films, Warner Bros. ... Fine Line Features was the speciality films division of New Line Cinema. ... HBO Films is a division of the cable television network HBO that produces feature films and miniseries. ... Picturehouse is a specialty film company formed in 2005 as a joint venture of New Line Cinema and HBO, as such it is a subsidiary of Time Warner. ... The Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group is a collection of affiliated motion picture studios, all subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Company. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Walt Disney Pictures is an American movie studio, with off-shoot studios in Japan and other sites in the United States. ... Hollywood Pictures logo. ... The Touchstone lightning logo, used from 1985 to 2002. ... Pixars logo and mascot Luxo, Jr. ... Miramax Films was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... Troublemaker Studios is a production company owned by Robert Rodriguez and his wife, producer Elizabeth Avellan. ...

Mini-majors and/or major production companies

Aardman Animations, Ltd. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... Amblin Entertainment is a United States-based film and television production company founded by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall in 1982. ... Fievel from An American Tail, Amblimations mascot. ... American Zoetrope is the name of the studios founded by Francis Ford Coppola, named after a collection of zoetropes he was given in the late 1960s by filmmaker and collector of early motion picture making equipment, Mogens Skot-Hansen. ... The American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, was a motion picture company founded in 1895 and active until 1928. ... Artisan Entertainment was a privately-held independent American movie studio that has been owned by Lions Gate Entertainment, since 2003. ... Blue Sky Studios is an Academy Award winning computer animation studio which specializes in photo-realistic, high-resolution, computer-generated character animation. ... Canal Plus Group (Canal+) is a French film and television studio and distributor. ... Golan-Globus produced a distinctive line of low-budget films from 1979 to 1989. ... Caravan Pictures is a film production arm of Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, formed by Roger Birbaum and Joe Roth. ... CBS (formerly an acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System, the former legal name of the network) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... Davis Entertainment is an independent film production company, founded by John Davis in 1985. ... EMI Films is a motion picture production arm of The EMI Group, and its films were released between 1939 and 1990. ... The Geffen Film Company is a motion picture production arm of Geffen Records, and was active between the late-1980s and early-1990s. ... Golden Harvest (嘉禾) HKEx: 1132 is a film production, distribution and exhibition company based in Hong Kong. ... Gold Circle Films is an independent film production company. ... // Intro Gravity Entertainment is a film and television production company formed in 1997 by entrepreneurs that come from the entertainment and financial industry. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... Interscope Pictures is a motion picture production division of PolyGram Filmed Entertainment. ... Jim Henson Pictures is a United States-based movie studio, specializing in family films. ... The Jim Henson Company is a company founded in 1958 by puppeteer Jim Henson, creator of The Muppets. ... King Features Syndicate is a syndication company owned by The Hearst Corporation; it distributes about 150 comic strips, newspaper columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games to thousands of newspapers around the world. ... Lakeshore Entertainment Group is an American independent film production company founded in 1994 by Tom Rosenberg. ... The Liberty Media Corporation (NYSE: L) is an American media conglomerate. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Lions Gate Films. ... Artisan Entertainment was a privately-held independent American movie studio that has been owned by Lions Gate Entertainment, since 2003. ... Lucasfilm Ltd. ... Lucasfilm Animation is an animation studio founded in 2003. ... Mandalay Pictures is a film studio which teams up with Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. ... Morgan Creek Productions, founded in 1988 by its Chairman, CEO and Producer/Presenter, James G. Robinson, is a film studio most notable for such blockbuster hits as Young Guns and In a varied 17-year history that has seen the Santa Monica, California-based company shift domestic distribution bases from... New Regency Productions is a production company founded in 1991 by Arnon Milchan. ... PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (PFE) was a London-based film studio, founded in 1991 as a European competitor to Hollywood, but eventually sold and merged with Universal Pictures in 1999. ... PRCs logo 1945 One of the larger Hollywood production conglomerates of Poverty Row of the late 30s-mid 40s (along with Republic Pictures and Monogram Pictures and smaller outfits) PRC, as it was commonly known, intentionally made mostly small-budget B-movies. ... Rankin-Bass (aka Videocraft International) is an American production company, known for its seasonal television specials. ... Revolution Studios was founded in 2000 by Joe Roth, a former chairman of Walt Disney Studios and Twentieth Century Fox. ... The classic logo of RKO Radio Pictures. ... Focus Features is the art house films division of Universal Pictures, and acts as both a producer and distributor for its own films and a distrubutor for foreign films. ... Salter Street Films was a Canadian television and movie production company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... Spyglass Entertainment is a film and television production company. ... Strand Releasing, founded in 1989, specializes in releasing artistic films, often with a focus on the LGBT community. ... StudioCanal (aka Le Studio Canal, Canal Plus, Canal + Distribution, and Canal+ Image S.A.), is a French-based production and distribution company that owns the third-largest film library in the world. ... Vivendi Universal (VU) is a French conglomerate active in media and communications with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications and the Internet. ... Tartan Films, established in 1982, is a United Kingdom-based film distributor. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Troma is a film production and distribution company, founded by Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz in 1974. ... Village Roadshow Pictures is a United States-based motion picture production company. ... Walden Media is a film production company. ... The Weinstein Company logo. ... Dimension Films is a motion picture label currently a part of The Weinstein Company. ... Zeitgeist Films is an American independent film distributor based in New York City. ...

Based Internationally

Gaumont Pictures were founded in 1895 by the engineer-turned-inventor, Léon Gaumont (1864-1946). ... Pathé or Pathé Frères is the name of various businesses founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France. ... Bridget Fonda and Luc Besson at Cannes, 2001. ... UFA logo Universum Film AG, better known as Ufa or UFA, was the principal film studio in Germany, home of the German film industry during the Weimar Republic and through World War II, and a major force in world cinema during its brief existence from 1917 to 1945. ... UGC is the largest European cinema operator with, as of October 2004, 92 sites and 929 screens across six countries: UK: 41 cinemas, 391 screens France: 40 cinemas, 365 screens Spain: 5 cinemas, 88 screens Belgium: 4 cinemas, 56 screens Ireland: 1 cinema, 17 screens Italy: 1 cinema, 12 screens...

Early American motion picture studios

See: Movie studio and Cinema of the United States A movie studio is a controlled environment for the making of a film. ... The cinema of the United States, sometimes simply referred to as Hollywood, is typically used in reference to the larger, studio-produced cinema within the U.S.. Much like American popular music, the American film industry has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th...


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Not all of them are necessarily based at Hollywood, California, USA.
It has been suggested that Big Six (movie studio corporations) be merged into this article or section.
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