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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 many films are available to screen 8-12 weeks after release in UK Cinemas and prior to Home Entertainment release dates.

These studios and distributors include:

  • Disney
  • Icon Film
  • Lionsgate (available from 6-8 weeks after theatrical release)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer inc. United Artists (subject to approval)
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Pathé
  • 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 Fox
  • Arrow Films
  • Bill Kenwright 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
  • Left Films
  • Metrodome
  • Miracle Communications
  • Miramax Films
  • Mosaic Movies
  • Peccadillo Pictures
  • Pinewood Pictures (formerly Cinema NX) 
  • Primal Screen
  • Renown Productions
  • Shed Media (WB TV)
  • Sony Pictures
  • StudioCanal
  • Thunderbird Releasing
  • Trinity Films
  • Universal Pictures (inc. DreamWorks Animation)
  • Vertigo Releasing
  • Verve Pictures
  • Vision Films Inc.
  • World In A Day Films (aka Scott Free)

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