Lionsgate in Distribution Deal with Belgium's Belga Films
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) has forged an output deal with Belgium's Belga Films for distribution of Lionsgate titles in Benelux (comprising Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), the two companies announced today.
"We are pleased to expand Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment's longstanding relationship with Belga Films into an output agreement encompassing films from both the Lionsgate and Summit labels," said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairs Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman. "From Summit's THE TWILIGHT SAGA to Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES, we have partnered successfully with Belga on our big franchise films in the past, and this new agreement is a natural evolution of our productive relationship."
"We're so delighted to continue working with such professionals as Patrick, Rob and the entire Lionsgate team. This agreement is again a huge step forward for Belga," said Patrick Vandenbosch, CEO of Belga Films. "This output agreement provides us with a consistent pipeline of some of the most