Smoke House Pictures

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Smoke House Pictures
Private
Industry Motion picture
Founded 2006; 11 years ago (2006)
Founder
Headquarters California, United States
Key people
Products Film Production

Smoke House Pictures (stylized Smokehouse Pictures) is an American film and television production company. The company was founded in 2006 by George Clooney and Grant Heslov after the shutdown of Section Eight Productions, its name is taken from the Smoke House restaurant, located across the street from Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California.[1]

The company signed a long-term production and development agreement with Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Bros. Television in July 2006.[2] In June 2009, the company signed an exclusive two-year theatrical development and production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.[3][4]

In January 2013, Priya Swaminathan joined the company as Senior Vice President of Development.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
2008 Leatherheads George Clooney
2009 Playground Libby Spears
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats Grant Heslov
2010 The American Anton Corbijn
2011 The Ides of March George Clooney
2012 Argo Ben Affleck Best Picture: AFI, Golden Globe, BAFTA
Best Director: Golden Globe, BAFTA
2013 The Monuments Men George Clooney
2013 August: Osage County John Wells
2015 Our Brand Is Crisis David Gordon Green
2016 Money Monster Jodie Foster
2017 Suburbicon George Clooney
2018 Ocean's Eight Gary Ross

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smoke House restaurant marks 65 years in Burbank". Los Angeles Daily News. October 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "George Clooney's Smoke House signs first-look deal with WB". Monsters and Critics. July 21, 2006. Archived from the original on March 2, 2014. Retrieved October 30, 2017. 
  3. ^ Rosenberg, Adam (June 30, 2009). "George Clooney And Smoke House Move From Warner Bros To Sony". MTV. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (June 30, 2009). "Clooney and Heslov's Smokehouse moves to Sony". Screen Daily. 
  5. ^ "Executive Shuffle: Smokehouse Pictures, HBO Films, eOne Television". SSN Insider. January 21, 2013. Archived from the original on March 16, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2017. 

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