Village Roadshow Pictures

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Village Roadshow Pictures
Subsidiary
Industry Motion picture
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
Key people
Bruce Berman
Owner Village Roadshow Limited
Parent Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Website vreg.com

Village Roadshow Pictures is a leading Australian-American co-producer and co-financier of major Hollywood motion pictures, having released over 85 films since its establishment in 1986 including, as co-productions with Warner Bros., The Great Gatsby, The Matrix Trilogy, The Sherlock Holmes franchise, I Am Legend, the Cats & Dogs film series, the Ocean’s series, The Happy Feet franchise, Mystic River, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Get Smart, Sex and the City 2, Gran Torino, The Lego Movie and American Sniper. The films in the Village Roadshow library have achieved 24 number one U.S. box office openings and received 37 Academy Award nominations, 17 Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards.[1][2]

Village Roadshow Pictures self-distributes its filmed entertainment through affiliates in several territories around the world, including Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.[3]

History[edit]

Village Roadshow Pictures was formed in 1985.[4]

in 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures had extended their co-financing first look deal through 2017. In May 2014, VRPG established a supplementary co-financing production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment which commenced with the release of ”The Equalizer” and “Annie” part of the four movies to start off the deal. A second agreement was made due to the large amount of available capital.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Warner Bros. Pictures[edit]

Sony Pictures Entertainment[edit]

Paramount Pictures[edit]

20th Century Fox[edit]

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[edit]

The Weinstein Company[edit]

Savoy Pictures[edit]

LIVE Entertainment[edit]

  • Hotel de Love (1997) (co-production with Pratt Films)
  • Critical Care (1997) (co-production with Mediaworks and ASAQ Film Partnership)

Upcoming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, Don (February 26, 2015). "Village Roadshow Pictures Bets On Three Potential Hollywood Franchises". Forbes. Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Ellingson, Annlee (September 14, 2015). "Village Roadshow closes $480 million in capital for 'Ghostbusters,' Spielberg flick". Los Angeles Business. Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Eller, Claudia (March 5, 2009). "For Warner and Roadshow Studios, No Need to Analyze Joint Ventures". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Cheney, Alexandra (May 5, 2014). "Village Roadshow Inks Co-Finance Deal with Sony Pictures". Variety (Variety Media). Retrieved November 30, 2015. 

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