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Lions Gate Entertainment

Lions Gate Entertainment
Company nameLions Gate Entertainment
Company typePublic
IndustryMotion pictures, television programming, home video, family entertainment, Video on demand, digital distribution, music, & music publising
PredecessorLionsgate Films
Founded, 1995 (Vancouver, British Columbia as Lionsgate Films)
, October 8, 2005 (split as Lionsgate Entertainment and Maple Pictures)
Founder(s)Frank Giustra
HeadquartersSanta Monica, California
Area servedNorth America
Key peopleJon Feltheimer
(Co-Chairman and CEO)
Michael Burns
(Vice chairman)
Steve Beeks
Revenue(+){{US$|1584000000}} (FY 2010)
Operating income(-){{US$|10311000}} (FY 2010)
Net income(-){{US$|19478000}} (FY 2010)
Total assets(+){{US$|1704000000}} (FY 2010)
Total equity(+){{US$|53922000}} (FY 2010)
ParentLionsgate Corporation
SubsidiaryArtisan Entertainment
Avalanche Home Entertainment
Avid Home Entertainment
Family Home Entertainment
Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Lionsgate Music & Publishing
Lionsgate Television
Mandate Pictures
Roadside Attractions
Sterling Home Entertainment
Trimark Pictures
TV Guide Network
Vestron Video

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (commonly referred to as Lionsgate) is a American entertainment company. The company was formed in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995, but is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. As of 2007, it is the most commercially successful independent film and television distribution company in North America.

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