Top 10 Film Production Houses of Hollywood 2016

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7. Lionsgate

Lionsgate is a film production and distribution studio with the corporate headquarters in California. Lionsgate is domiciled in Canada.


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It was formed in November 1997 with the merger of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and Beringer Gold Corporation, and it has approximately 650 full-time employees across the globe. John Feltheimer is the Chief Executive Officer and the divisions of Lionsgate include Lionsgate Movies, Lionsgate Television, Lionsgate At Home and Lionsgate Channels.

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The Lionsgate Movies division has generated an average of $ 2 billion in each of the past three years at the global box office. It has won 20 academy awards and has 90 academy award nominations. Some of the movies to be released in the current year are Cafe Society, Nerve, The Wild Life, The Woods, Deepwater Horizon, American Pastoral, Hacksaw Ridge and The Shack.

Lionsgate Television division provides premium content for cable and broadcast services and also streaming networks. It has 29 Primetime Emmy wins and 186 Primetime Emmy Nominations. Some of current television shows include Orange is the New Black, Greenleaf, Casual, Feed The Beast, Nashville, Deadbeat, Rocketjump: The Show and The Royals. Lionsgate At Home division provides packaged media and digital entertainment. The library contains all Lionsgate theatrical films, Lionsgate Television shows and home entertainment releases for Miramax, Studio Canal and many more. The Lionsgate Channels has partnered with nine branded channels around the world. This channel business was established in 2006 in order to extend growing content businesses. Pop (joint venture of Lionsgate and CBS Corporation), EPIX, Lionsgate BeFit, Defy Media, Kix and Thrill are some of the channels. On 30th June 2016 Lionsgate made an announcement of acquiring Starz for a combination of cash and stock totaling $ 4.4 billion.

Gross Earnings: $ 673.8 million