Lionsgate Entertainment


Lionsgate pacts with Victor Loewy, Mongrel and Cineplex

Through the deal Loewy, Cineplex and Mongrel will jointly handle the Canadian theatrical distribution of films either acquired or produced by Lionsgate.


Lionsgate to unveil $1.5B pact with Hunan TV on Wednesday

The agreement includes the Vancouver-based mini-studio receiving up to $375 million in production financing over the next three years.


Lionsgate invests in Telltale Games for TV-games hybrid

With support from The Hunger Games studio, Telltale will produce a TV show with both scripted and playable elements.


Lionsgate third quarter earnings rise, overall revenues fall

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 helped to lessen a steep fall in motion picture revenue at the Vancouver-based mini-studio.

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Lionsgate in talks with China’s Hunan TV on $1.5B filmmaking pact

Sources close to the negotiations indicate the Vancouver-based indie studio and a possible Chinese partner are in “advanced discussions.” (Lionsgate’s Hunger Games pictured).

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Cinedigm names Paul Gardner as Canadian distribution head

The hire follows the U.S.-based content distributor inking a first-look deal with Chesler/Perlmutter Productions.

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Frantic Films taps Graham Ludlow to boost scripted TV slate

The Vancouver-raised, Los Angeles-based consultant earlier stick-handled three TV movies for CTV and Lifetime


Search Engine Films gets minority investor

Tim Nye’s Abbolita Films has paid mid-seven figures for a stake in John Bain’s newly minted distribution outfit.


Lionsgate grossed $2.25B in global box office in 2013

DEC 23 – Movie hits like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Now You See Me from Summit Entertainment propelled the Canadian-based mini-studio during the latest calendar year.

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Summit’s Divergent to get full Imax release

The Lionsgate subsidiary and Imax Corp. said Thursday that upcoming film Divergent will be released in Imax theatres.


S&P upgrades Lionsgate rating on Hunger Games, reduced debt

“The upgrade reflects the significant improvement in Lionsgate’s credit metrics since it closed on the acquisition of Summit Entertainment in 2012,” the ratings agency said in a report.


Stock in Lionsgate starts 2013 at all-time high

Investors are praising the Vancouver-based studio’s film and TV slate, which includes the Hunger Games and Twilight franchises.