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The Company ▾
STUDIOCANAL, a 100% affiliate of CANAL+ Group held by Vivendi, is Europe’s leading film and television studio, operating directly in five major European markets – France, United Kingdom, Germany, Benelux, Spain and Poland – as well as in Australia and New Zealand.
STUDIOCANAL finances and distributes 80 new feature films per year, partnering with talents to make films in English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish and other European languages.
Additionally, STUDIOCANAL owns one of the largest film and series libraries in the world, boasting nearly 8,000 titles from 60 countries. Spanning 100 years of film history, this vast and unique catalogue includes among others the iconic À bout de souffle, Belle de jour, Les Bronzés font du ski, La Grande Vadrouille, La Cité de la peur, Apocalypse Now, Rambo, Basic Instinct, Total Recall, Love Actually, The Graduate, Bridget Jones, Terminator 2.
STUDIOCANAL restores 750+ classics films over the past 5 years thanks to an investment of 20 million such as King Kong by John Guillermin (1976), Le Procès by Orson Welles (1962), Le Mépris by Jean-Luc Godard (1963), Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel (1972), Ludwig by Luchino Visconti (in partnership with La Cinémathèque française and Chanel – 1973), Le Pacte des Loups by Christophe Gans (2001, reconstruit en 4K), or Casque d’Or by Jacques Becker (1952)
STUDIOCANAL also produces almost 20 series each year and operates at an international level by globally distributing its scripted productions and CANAL+ Originals (2,000 hours of current and library content in distribution).
STUDIOCANAL has developed a network of award-winning European production companies, including the UK based RED Production Company (It’s a Sin, Stay Close, Ridley Road, Years and Years) and URBAN MYTH FILMS (War of the Worlds, The One), Spain’s BAMBÚ PRODUCTIONS (Cable girls, Two Lives, Jaguar, On Death Row), France’s STUDIOCANAL ORIGINAL (Nine Women, Narvalo, Mouche), 2e BUREAU (new company), and in Germany TANDEM Productions (Shadowplay), STUDIOCANAL Series (Shadowplay, A Better Place) and LAILAPS FILMS (Wild Republic).
STUDIOCANAL has also developed partnerships with Benedict Cumberbatch’s production company SUNNYMARCH TV (Patrick Melrose) and Danish-based SAM Productions founded by Meta Louise Flodager, Søren Sveistrup and Adam Price (The Orchestra, Elvira, Borgen).
STUDIOCANAL and the CANAL+ Group, understand their responsibility as a media company, producer and distributor of content and share Vivendi’s goal of promoting ambitious and inclusive creations, which also address the urgency of climate change.