The leading studio in Europe
STUDIOCANAL, a subsidiary of the CANAL+ Group, is the leading studio in Europe for the production and distribution of movies and TV series with a strong European base as well as considerable international potential. It operates directly (distribution to movie theaters, video, digital and TV) in the three main European markets – France, the United Kingdom and Germany – as well as in Australia and New-Zealand. STUDIOCANAL is also present in the United States and China.
STUDIOCANAL possesses one of the largest European and international movie catalogs in the world. With over 5,500 titles, this exceptional catalog includes 100 years of cinema history, including Belle de Jour, Terminator 2, Mulholland Drive, The Pianist and Breathless, to name but a few.
STUDIOCANAL is also behind some recent successes such as Alibi.com, Paddington 1 & 2, The Commuter and School of Life. STUDIOCANAL works with some of the industry’s most reputed talents including the producers David Heyman, Andrew Rona, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan and Peter Lord; the actors and directors Benedict Cumberbatch, Liam Neeson and Idriss Elba; and the best-selling author Harlan Coben.
STUDIOCANAL produces and distributes world-class TV series through its network of award-winning European production companies, including Tandem Productions in Germany (Crossing Lines, Spotless), RED Production Company based in Great Britain (The Five, Happy Valley), Scandinavian company SAM set up by Soren Sveistrup and Adam Price (Borgen, The Killing) and BAMBU PRODUCCIONES in Spain (Grand Hotel, Velvet). STUDIOCANAL is also involved in British companies: SunnyMarch TV, founded by Benedict Cumberbatch, Urban Myth Films and Guilty Party.