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About Park Circus

It's All About Films

Established in 2003 by John Letham and Nick Varley, Park Circus is a world leading distributor and sales agent.

Coming from a cinema exhibition background, Nick and John had a dream of making it easier for exhibitors to access - and audiences to see - classic cinema. Armed only with a business plan created at the kitchen table, Park Circus was born. Fast-forward fifteen years and Park Circus Group now has a team of dedicated film devotees and offices in Glasgow, London, Los Angeles and Paris.

We license over 20,500 theatrical screenings per year in 113 countries around the world. From outdoor screenings in remote locations, to retrospectives in major cinematheques; from festival premieres of new titles, to pop-up screenings on city rooftops; we love making incredible cinema events happen. Park Circus represents over 25,000 titles from all the major Hollywood and British studios, along with many specialist libraries and catalogues. Park Circus was one of the earliest adopters and supporters of digital cinema (our first digital release was Brief Encounter in 2005). We now have over 2,000 titles available for digital exhibition. In addition, our extensive library of 35mm and 70mm prints is available for booking worldwide.

Park Circus was acquired by Arts Alliance in 2014.

On the small screen, Park Circus represents a large number of Hollywood and independent titles for home video, television and digital distribution.

It’s not all about old films, though. Park Circus has increasingly expanded its work to bring the next generation of cinema greats to the big screen. Working on behalf of studio and independent partners, we bring new work from new and established directors to festivals and cinemas around the world.

Our worldwide Ambassador Network is an engaged group of people out in the wider community who share our love of movies work with us to share their passion with others.

We love the adventurous programmers, the dedicated cinephiles, the festival directors who delve into the forgotten corners of the catalogue – the people obsessed with the history of movies and film fans of every kind. But, most of all, we love the movies. Get in touch.

Classic Cinema

From the dawn of cinema to more recent classics the catalogue features over 25,000 films for the big screen. Read more...

Contemporary Cinema

We distribute a growing number of contemporary films on behalf of our studio partners. Read more...


Park Circus works with festivals of all shapes and sizes around the world. Read more...

International Sales

Representing Home Entertainment, TV/VOD and Ancillary sales for a growing number of titles. Read more...

Studio and Library Partners