Produces and distributes film and television entertainment content
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is an entertainment company with presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.
It operates in two segments: Motion Pictures and Television Production.
The Motion Pictures segment consists of the development and production of feature films, acquisition of North American and worldwide distribution rights, North American theatrical, home entertainment and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired, and worldwide licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired.
It is composed of two sub segments: Production and Distribution.
The Production segment includes financing motion pictures, as well as the development of a screenplay, the actual filming activities and post-filming editing and post-production process.
The Distribution segment distributes motion pictures directly to United States movie theatres.
The Television Production segment involves in the development, production and worldwide distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series and non-fiction programming.
The company was founded by Frank Guistra on April 28, 1997 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.