About Entertainment One

More than 40,000 film and television titles, 4,500 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.

What We Do

Our History

Experience in Every Part of Ownership and Distribution.  From roots as a Canadian record and tape retailer to a global leader in content, Entertainment One has touched nearly every step of acquisition, production and distribution for film, television and music. Today, Entertainment One has grown beyond its modest record store roots bringing film and music to regions around the world.

  • 2015: Acquires 51% of The Mark Gordon Company and partnered to form a joint venture studio focused on premium television and film content.

  • 2014: Acquires leading Canadian television producer Force Four Entertainment

  • 2014: Acquires leading Canadian television producer Paperny Entertainment

  • 2014: Acquires Toronto-based Phase 4 Films to enhance US Film & Distribution abilities

  • 2014: Makes strategic equity investment in leading interactive agency Secret Location

  • 2014: Launches Québec-based international film sales boutique Seville International as part of a quickly growing international films division

  • 2014: Completes exclusive multi-year output agreement with Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network for original scripted series

  • 2014: Premiere of Entertainment One Television’s Klondike, Discovery Channel’s first scripted series

  • 2013: Completes exclusive multi-year distribution agreement with AMC and Sundance to handle international distribution for all original scripted series

  • 2013: First appearance on London Stock Exchange FTSE 250

  • 2013: Extends reach into Spain and expands film business in Canada and the UK through acquisition of Alliance Films

  • 2012: Expands Film and Television businesses in the UK and Europe

  • 2011: Acquires Hopscotch to expand footprint in Australia and New Zealand

  • 2011: Signs exclusive five-year licensing deal with LOVEFiLM, owned by Amazon.com, Inc. in the UK

  • 2010: Signs 3-year US broadcast deal with Nick Jr. for Peppa Pig in the US

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Germany

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Scandinavia and South Africa

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into France

  • 2010: Steps up from AIM to standard listing on main market of London Stock Exchange

  • 2009: Announces multi-territory film and TV content deal with iTunes

  • 2008: Acquires and unites Canadian TV producer Barna-Alper and Blueprint Entertainment, film sales and distribution company Oasis Pictures, and film and TV distributor Maximum

  • 2008: Acquires Benelux independent film distributor RCV Entertainment BV

  • 2007: Acquires Canadian film distributor and entertainment rights owner Seville Entertainment Inc.

  • 2007: Acquires UK TV distributor Contender Entertainment Group

  • 2007: Lists on AIM

  • 2005: Acquires Koch Entertainment, enhancing distribution reach to the United States

  • 2005: Changes name to Entertainment One Income Fund

  • 2003: Lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange as ROW Entertainment Income Fund

  • 2001: Extends CD and DVD business to Internet retailers

  • 1980: Expands distribution to video

  • Late 1970s: Distributes recorded music to other Canadian Retailers

  • 1973: Begins as Records on Wheels in Ontario, Canada