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STSL Participating Studios

Filmbankmedia represent many of the leading Hollywood, Bollywood and Independent film studios and distributors in over 100 countries and territories.

The following information details the film rights applicable for the STSL in the UK only. For screenings outside of the United Kingdom, please click here.

'EARLY RELEASE' Entertainment

Filmbankmedia are able to provide films on DVD from a number of studios and distributors on 'early release', meaning some films are available to screen as early as 8 weeks after release in UK Cinemas and prior to Home Entertainment release dates.

These studios and distributors include:

  • Disney
  • Lionsgate (subject to availability)
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Parkland Entertainment
  • Pathé
  • Thunderbird Releasing
  • Trafalgar Releasing (subject to approval)
  • Warner Bros.


The Home Entertainment release date refers to the date a film has been made available to purchase or rent on DVD/Blu-Ray through legitimate UK outlets. This is typically 18-26 weeks after release in UK Cinemas.

These studios and distributors include:

  • 20th Century Studios
  • Arrow Films
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • DLN Films
  • Entertainment Film
  • eOne Entertainment
  • Eros International
  • F&ME
  • Fox Networks Group including FOX, FOX Life, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, BabyTV and 24Kitchen
  • Fremantle Media
  • Gravitas Ventures
  • High Fliers
  • Icon Film
  • Insight TV
  • Kaleidoscope Film Distribution
  • Left Films
  • Lightbulb Film Distribution
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer inc. United Artists
  • Miracle Communications
  • Miramax Films
  • Modern Films
  • Noah Media Group
  • Peccadillo Pictures
  • Pinewood Pictures (formerly Cinema NX) 
  • Renown Productions
  • Romulus Films
  • Screenbound International Pictures
  • Searchlight Pictures
  • Shed Media (WB TV)
  • Sony Pictures
  • StudioCanal
  • STX Entertainment
  • The Works
  • Thunderbird Releasing
  • Trinity Films
  • Universal Pictures (inc. DreamWorks Animation)
  • Vertigo Releasing
  • Verve Pictures
  • Vision Films Inc.
  • World in a Day Films

From time to time, it may be necessary for Filmbankmedia to withdraw certain films for screenings. You can find a full list of special holdbacks and exclusions here

Are you a studio or distributor looking for non-theatrical representation?

Get in touch with us to discuss non-theatrical distribution opportunities.