Solstice Studios is an independent movie company with $400 million in capitalization based in Los Angeles, founded in October, 2018. The firm develops, fully finances, produces, sells internationally and distributes feature films in the U.S. on a wide-release basis.The Solstice team has a $5 billion production track record and is expected to grow to 65 people in its first year.
The company’s founders are: President & CEO Mark Gill (former president of Warner Independent Pictures, Miramax Films and Millennium Films); Production Heads Andrew Gunn (Freaky Friday, Cruella) and Guy Botham (of Vitality VFX); and Marketing and Strategy Head Vincent Bruzzese (formerly at STX, OTX and Marketcast).
Solstice plans to produce 3-5 movies per year for a global audience—generally in the $30-80M budget range. It also plans to acquire another 2-4 films per year for wide US distribution. The company has a partnership with Ingenious Media.