Pathé UK has a major presence within the UK film industry, operating as a fully
integrated studio. It is involved in all aspects of film-making, from production and
development through to international sales and distribution.
Pathé UK's productions range from Aardman's "Chicken Run" to Stephen Frears'
"The Queen" to Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire".
Since it was established by Charles Pathé and his
brother at the end of 19th century, Pathé has remained one of Europe's pre-eminent
entertainment companies. With a reputation built on independence, innovation and quality,
Pathé is the world's longest established film company, and now encompasses a diverse
range of media and entertainment interests.
Following the takeover of Gaumont Theatres, Pathé is continental Europe's
leading cinema exhibitor, with over 1000 screens in France, The Netherlands
Pathé is one of the leading distributors and producers of films in France.
The Pathé Library has the right to over 700 feature films, as well
as the legendary newsreel archive.
Pathé also has a partnership with
French Premier League champions Olympique Lyonnais.