Universal Studios is one of the six major movie studios. It is one of the oldest American movie studios that is still in production as it was founded in 1912 by Carl Laemmle. The studios is a subsidiary of NBC Universal as in 2004 the majority of the company was sold by Vivendi universal to General Electric, the owner of the NBC.
It owns a film library of cinema and a collection of TV shows. It also has rights to several filmmakers' works from other studios.
Its production studios are at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California and has other offices in New York City.
Studiocanal is a French-based production and distribution company that owns the third-largest film library in the world. The company is part of the Canal+ Group, owned by Vivendi SA. It was founded in 1988 by Pierre Lescure.
Some of Studiocanal's most notable productions that it helped finance from its early years include Terminator 2: Judgment Day, JFK, Basic Instinct, Cliffhanger, Under Siege, Free Willy, and the original Stargate movie.
Big Talk Productions
Big Talk Productions Ltd. is an English film and television production company. It was founded in 1995 by Nira Park. The company is located in London and has produced films such as Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. It is also known for its British sitcoms such as Spaced and Free Agents. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey are several actors that have risen to fame under Big Talk's production banner.
Working Title Films is a British film production company that is based in London. It produces feature films and several television productions. The company was founded in 1983 by Tim Bevan and Sarah Radclyffe in 1983. The co-owners of the company are Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan. Some popular examples that Working Title films has produced are: About a boy, Ali G Indahouse, Billy Elliott, The Borrowers, Bridget Jones, Nanny Mcphee and Notting Hill as well as Hot Fuzz.