FilmNation Entertainment is a leading distributor, financier and producer of independent films and is a destination for many of the world's most renowned filmmakers including Steven Soderbergh, Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodóvar, Woody Allen, Jonathan Glazer, Sofia Coppola, Jeff Nichols, J.C. Chandor, Rian Johnson, Anton Corbijn, Morten Tyldum, Lenny Abrahamson, Denis Villeneuve, and John Lee Hancock amongst many others. Since being founded in 2008 by veteran film executive Glen Basner, FilmNation has established itself as a home for specialty filmmaking with global appeal by focusing on a highly selective group of filmmakers and projects that emphasize both creative integrity and commercial potential. FilmNation is consistently ranked as one of the highest-grossing independent international film distributors, has become a prolific and respected producer, and its titles are amongst the most critically lauded in the film industry.
FilmNation produced two films in 2015 including Denis Villeneuve’s STORY OF YOUR LIFE to star Amy Adams and John Lee Hancock’s THE FOUNDER to star Michael Keaton- both to release in 2016. The company is in development on THE GOOD HOUSE to star Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro; among others.
FilmNation’s previous and upcoming sales line-up showcases the work of many of today’s most exciting, established and up-and-coming filmmakers including: Academy Award winning THE IMITATION GAME starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley; Woody Allen’s IRRATIONAL MAN; Academy Award Best Picture winner THE KING’S SPEECH; Alexander Payne’s NEBRASKA; MR. HOLMES starring Ian McKellen; Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS starring Christian Bale and Natalie Portman; GENIUS starring Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman; Pedro Almodóvar’s THE SKIN I LIVE IN, LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS and SILENCIO; among many others.