8730 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, California 90211
Managing Director, Easternlight
EVP, International Sales
Arclight Films is an award-winning feature film production house and one of the world's leading international sales companies for theatrical, television and home entertainment. Arclight Films has sold over 300 motion pictures including the Best Picture Oscar® winner Crash; Golden Globe® Best Picture Nominee Bobby, Lord of War starring Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto and Ethan Hawke and the company’s own production First Reformed, written and directed by Paul Schrader, starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried. First Reformed received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Original Screenplay and was released in the US by A24.
The company's recent productions include the crime-thriller Poker Face, directed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe who also stars alongside Liam Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky and rapper RZA; the fantasy-adventure film The Portable Door starring Academy Award® winner Christoph Waltz and Sam Neill; the sci-fi thriller Possessor starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Sean Bean and Jennifer Jason Leigh, directed by Brandon Cronenberg which premiered in competition at Sundance and was released in the US by NEON and Hotel Mumbai starring Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher and Jason Isaacs, directed by Anthony Maras which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and released in the US by Bleecker Street.
Additional productions include the space sci-fi feature Aurora starring Megan Fox; Twist starring Michael Caine, Lena Headey and Rita Ora; the true-life prison break story Escape From Pretoria starring Daniel Radcliffe released in the US by eOne; the powerhouse actioner Triple Threat starring Chinese stars Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais and Tiger Chen and the Vietnamese action thriller Furie, both films released by Well Go USA; the 2019 Berlin Film Festival official selection Öndög from Berlin Golden Bear winning director Wang Quan'an and the successful biopic Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe released by eOne. Current production titles include the Australian action thriller Long Gone Heroes starring Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce and Maggie Q and the big-budget Chinese co-production Killer 10.
On the sales side of the company’s activities, current titles include the dark-comedy Big Gold Brick starring Andy Garcia, Emory Cohen, Megan Fox and Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac which will be released in the US by Samuel Goldwyn Films; Venice Film Festival Official Selection The Furnace; the romantic comedy Queen Bees starring Academy Award® winner Ellen Burstyn, Jane Curtin, Loretta Devine, Ann-Margret and James Caan, which was released in the US by Gravitas Ventures; the haunting thriller Let It Snow released in the US by Grindstone/Lionsgate; the cult-thriller The Color Rose by Courtney Paige; the warmhearted comedy Butter; the epic female-driven action film Tomiris released in the US by Well Go USA and Here are the Young Men starring Travis Fimmel, Dean Charles Chapman, Finn Cole and Anya Taylor-Joy.
Arclight's film library includes the 2016 Official Cannes Directors' Fortnight selection Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe; The Confirmation starring Clive Owen and Maria Bello, directed by Academy Award® winner Bob Nelson (Nebraska); 2016 Sundance Official Selection Frank & Lola starring Imogen Poots and Michael Shannon; Predestination starring Ethan Hawke released through Sony Pictures; Last Knights starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman; Paper Planes starring Sam Worthington and Shangri-La Suite starring Emily Browning and Luke Grimes.
The Arclight Films group additionally includes labels Darclight Films, the edgy genre-driven division of the company whose films include the worldwide horror hits Wolf Creek, Wolf Creek 2 and action thriller Bait 3D (the highest-grossing Australian film in the history of Chinese cinema), and Easternlight, a specialty arm showcasing Asian cinema with the largest film library of any non-Asian-based indie film label. Films sold under the Easternlight banner include the worldwide blockbuster Forbidden Kingdom starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, 14 Blades starring Donnie Yen and legendary auteur Chen Kaige's Sacrifice.
The latest additions to Easternlight includes Guardians Of The Tomb starring Kellen Lutz and Bingbing Li, Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal starring Bingbing Li, Wolf Warrior starring Wu Jing (which opened #1 at the Chinese Box Office, earning more than $32.5M in one weekend), Special Id starring Donnie Yen and Badges Of Fury.
Arclight Films maintains a presence at all major film and television festivals and markets, with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Beijing and Toronto.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Animation, Biography, Black Comedy, Childrens, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Erotic, Faith, Family, Heist, Horror, Musical, Mystery, No Response, Psycho-Drama, Road Movie, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Science-Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, True Story, Urban, Western