Pathfinder Pictures



Who we are...

Pathfinder Pictures is a U.S. based film distribution and production company which was established in 1998 to focus on bringing the works of emerging and established filmmakers to the mainstream. The company distributes approximately 20-30 films annually into the U.S. theatrical, home video and television markets.

The company’s theatrical catalogue includes several films from acclaimed director Takashi Miike (Gozu) and Claude Chabrol (Les Biches), the critically acclaimed Indian film The Terrorist (presented by John Malkovich), the restored version of the legendary Master of the Flying Guillotine and Abel Ferrara’s R Xmas. More recent theatrical releases include the Latino comedy Loco Love and the Bollywood spy-thriller The Hero.

Recent productions include Double Deception (which starred Louis Mandylor), the sci-fi thriller Shadow Fury (distributed by Lion’s Gate) and the drama Until The Night starring Norman Reedus, Kathleen Robertson, Michael T. Weiss and Sean Young. Pathfinder also produced Chris Chan Lee’s Yellow, which was the first Asian American independent film. The company is in development on a horror films The Sibling and Halfs, a dark action film Basic Jane and Handful of Tears, a drama based on a ture story.

In 2002, the company successfully expanded into the DVD/video distribution market and has already released over 140 titles onto DVD under the Pathfinder Home Entertainment and Asterix Home Entertainment labels.  Films include the classic works of Claude Chabrol, the martial arts cult hit Master of the Flying Guillotine, the horror classic The Monster Club, Andre Techine's Barocco, Takashi Miike's GOZU, Andromedia, to more recent American indie films as Jake Torem's Looking Through Lillian, Tom Huang’s interracial comedy Freshmen, On The Run starring Michael Imperioli, and Ed & His Dead Mother starring Steve Buscemi.

In 2005, Pathfinder formed the CirclePost Productions division to extend our services to independent filmmakers.