Codeblack Films

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Codeblack Films
Division of Lionsgate
Industry Entertainment
Founded 2005 (as Codeblack Entertainment)
2012 (as Codeblack Films)
Headquarters Universal City, California, United States
Key people
Jeff Clanagan
Quincy Newell
(Executive Vice President & General Manager)
Products Motion pictures
Owner Lionsgate

Codeblack Films is an American film production and distribution company founded and run by entrepreneur Jeff Clanagan. It was created On May 3, 2012 when Lionsgate joined forces with Jeff Clanagan.[1]

Codeblack Films is the first independent, vertically integrated African-American-owned film studio. According to its founder, Codeblack Films was created to facilitate positive representations of African-Americans in film. Codeblack provides urban-themed programming that is distributed across theatrical, digital, broadcast and internet-based platforms. Codeblack's library consists of dramatic, comedic, romantic and faith-based titles featuring top African-American and Latino talent.[2]

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  1. ^ "Lionsgate Pacts With CodeBlack CEO Jeff Clanagan". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  2. ^ Nicole LaPorte (2006-11-20). "Codeblack books five pix". Variety. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 

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