FilmNation Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment company, focused on the production, financing, and distribution of premium content. Since being founded in 2008, the company has grown from its roots in independent film and established itself as a home for specialty storytelling with global appeal by focusing on a highly selective group of projects that emphasize both creative integrity and commercial appeal.
FilmNation announced in early 2019 the launch of its UK-based television production joint venture with Viaplay. The company has broadened its platform with strategic investments into other storytelling arenas beyond film and television, including podcasting, theatrical production as well as digital and short form content.
Consistently ranked as one of the highest-grossing independent international film distributors, FilmNation has brought to life award-winning box office hits that include Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival starring Amy Adams and Kumail Nanjiani’s and Emily V. Gordon’s The Big Sick. FilmNation sold and internationally distributed four-time Academy Award winner The King's Speech starring Colin Firth, Pedro Almodovar’s Dolor y Gloria starring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and Lenny Abrahamson’s Room for which Brie Larson garnered the Academy Award for Best Actress. The company’s production and sales titles have garnered more than 45 Academy Awards nominations and 9 wins, including Best Picture for The King's Speech.