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Searchlight Pictures (known as Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc. prior to 2020) is a film studio that was acquired by The Walt Disney Company in 2019. As a part of 20th Century Studios, Searchlight specializes in North American production of independent European and British accross multiple genres. Searchlight's Slumdog Millionaire12 Years a Slave, Birdman, and The Shape of Water have all won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

History

After years of Fox releasing independent films under the 20th Century-Fox International Classics banner, Fox Searchlight Pictures was created by Thomas Rothman, who would be its first president and would eventually serve as CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, over a career with the company that would last 18 years.

On March 20, 2019, the company was acquired, along with most of 21st Century Fox's assets. On January 17, 2020, the studio was renamed to Searchlight Pictures.

Films distributed under Disney

  • Tolkien (2019)
  • Ready or Not (2019)
  • Lucy in the Sky (2019)
  • Jojo Rabbit (2019)
  • A Hidden Life (2019)
  • Downhill (2020)
  • Wendy (2020)
  • The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) (US distribution)
  • The French Dispatch (2020)
  • Antlers (2021)

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