11340 W. Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Head of Acquisitions
Head of Sales
Established in 2001 and based in Los Angeles, CA, Lightning Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment company specializing in the international sales, licensing, representation, marketing and distribution of premier independent content in all available media. With a strong presence at major international film markets and established relationships with key distributors in global territories, Lightning focuses on monetizing superior films theatrically and in ancillary markets including home entertainment, television, emerging media, and video-on-demand & digital platforms. The company represents one of the largest libraries of high-quality pictures in today's independent marketplace.
Lightning Entertainment distributes films of every genre in the United States and Canada, boasting a remarkable presence on both in-store and digital shelf space. Their distribution arm reaches all available nationwide home entertainment platforms including (but not limited to) Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Redbox, Netflix, iTunes, Google Play, Hulu, Xbox, Sony Playstation, Amazon, Vudu, and most major video-on-demand cable providers.
Notable films on Lightning's slate have included the acclaimed drama JUNEBUG, which garnered Amy Adams a best supporting actress Academy Award™ nomination, BONNEVILLE, the roadtrip comedy starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, and Joan Allen, political documentary LAST PARTY 2000 with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Noam Chomsky, and Robert Downey Jr., the dark comedic thriller MOMENT OF TRUTH featuring Academy Award™ winner Melissa Leo, Academy Award™ nominee Thomas Haden Church and Academy Award™ nominee Elisabeth Shue, BEAUTIFUL BOY, the critically praised drama starring Maria Bello and Michael Sheen, romance drama LOVE AND HONOR starring Liam Hemsworth, documentary HOW TO MAKE MONEY SELLING DRUGS with Susan Sarandon and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, comedy THE HOT FLASHES starring Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah, and Virginia Madsen, and the thriller COLUMBUS CIRCLE, featuring Selma Blair, Kevin Pollak, Amy Smart, and Giovanni Ribisi.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Animation, Biography, Black Comedy, Childrens, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Heist, Historical, Horror, Martial Arts, Mystery, Psycho-Drama, Road Movie, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Science-Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, True Story, Urban, Western