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STUDIOCANAL is a subsidiary of the CANAL+ Group. It is one of Europe’s leading companies in the market for co-production, acquisition, distribution and sales of international feature films and TV series. STUDIOCANAL is the only studio operating simultaneously in the three main European territories - France, the United Kingdom and Germany - as well as in Australia and New Zealand. Additionally, STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important libraries in the world, with more than 5,000 international titles.
STUDIOCANAL’s production ambitions have included the Coen’s INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, with Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman, that was awarded the Jury’s Grand Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival; Also NON STOP directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, with Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Michelle Dockery; Susanne Bier’s SERENA, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence; THE GUNMAN produced by Joel Silver, directed by Pierre Morel with Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and Idris Elba; MACBETH starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, directed by Justin Kurtzel; Stephen Frears’s next film about Lance Armstrong’s story with Ben Foster, Guillaume Canet and Dustin Hoffman; PADDINGTON, produced by Harry Potter’s producer David Heyman, based on the famous, and hugely popular, bear in the duffle coat loved by families worldwide, starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Bonneville, but also SHAUN THE SHEEP in partnership with Aardman Animations, bringing one of their most popular animated characters to the big screen.
STUDIOCANAL also invests locally on productions such as MAN UP in the UK, a comedy starring Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, in France Elle l’adore with Sandrine Kiberlain and Laurent Lafitte and Heidi with Bruno Ganz in Germany.
STUDIOCANAL also produces family and animation films, notably through an exclusive deal with Belgian company nWave, a European leader in 3D production. They produced SAMMY’s adventures and HOUSE OF MAGIC.