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 which operates simultaneously in three main European territories - France, the United Kingdom and Germany -  as well as in Australia and New Zealand.

The company distributes a total of more than 50 films a year.

Additionally, STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important film librairies in the world, boasting more than 6,000 original titles from more than 60 countries which the company is responsible for the custody as well as restoration. It also manages the sales of rights to those films, notably for remakes.

In January 2012, STUDIOCANAL took a majority stake in TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS, one of the leading European companies for international primetime Event TV productions and worldwide distribution of quality television programs.

In December 2013, STUDIOCANAL took a majority stake in RED Production Company, British independent production company specialized in TV series.

In May 2014, STUDIOCANAL, CANAL+ Group, the writers and creators Søren Sveistrup and Adam Price, and producer & CEO Meta Louise Foldager launched a new production company: SAM Productions ApS. SAM will work with the strongest Scandinavian creative talents to produce TV-series for the international market. STUDIOCANAL joins the company as partner and will serve as the company’s distributor.


  • 6,000
    titles in our catalogue. STUDIOCANAL manages the worldwide rights
  • 10,000
    films in the STUDIOCANAL German catalogue
  • 50
    average number of films released yearly by STUDIOCANAL in its three European territories
  • 2,000
    films in the catalogue have already been digitised
  • 1,000
    titles available in HD
  • 5
    is the number of territories in which STUDIOCANAL is established : France, Great Britain, Germany, Australia and New Zealand