Company Has Now Established Output Partnerships With Leading Distributors In
10 Major Territories Around The World

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 1, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 1, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- As part of its strategy of establishing output agreements with
leading distributors around the world, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global
entertainment company, has forged an output deal with Belgium's Belga Films
for distribution of Lionsgate titles in Benelux (comprising Belgium, the
Netherlands and Luxembourg), the two companies announced today.


"We are pleased to expand Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment's longstanding
relationship with Belga Films into an output agreement encompassing films from
both the Lionsgate and Summit labels," said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group
Co-Chairs Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman. "From Summit's THE TWILIGHT
SAGA to Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES, we have partnered successfully with
Belga on our big franchise films in the past, and this new agreement is a
natural evolution of our productive relationship."

"We're so delighted to continue working with such professionals as Patrick,
Rob and the entire Lionsgate team. This agreement is again a huge step forward
for Belga," said Patrick Vandenbosch, CEO of Belga Films. "This output
agreement provides us with a consistent pipeline of some of the most
commercially exciting films in the world, including the next three
installments of the blockbuster HUNGER GAMES franchise," continued Jerome de
Bethune, COO of Belga Films.

The new agreement marks the latest milestone in Lionsgate's creation of an
international distribution network that includes recently-formed output
partnerships with StudioCanal in Germany, Nordisk Films in Scandinavia,
Alliance's Aurum Producciones S.A. in Spain, Roadshow Pictures in Australia
and Metropolitan Filmworks in France as well as self-distribution through
Lionsgate U.K. in the UK and a self-distribution partnership with IDC in Latin

The deal was negotiated for Lionsgate by Wachsberger and Lionsgate Executive
Vice President International Legal & Business Affairs Michael Meyer.

Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and
diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television
programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital
distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.
The Company has built a strong television presence in production of primetime
cable and broadcast network series, distribution and syndication of
programming and an array of channel assets. Lionsgate currently has 25 shows
on 18 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication
businesses, including the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men, the critically
acclaimed series Weeds, Nurse Jackie and Boss, the new comedy Anger
Management, which has been picked up for another 90 episodes by FX, the
network series Nashville, the syndication successes Tyler Perry's House of
Payne, its spinoff Meet the Browns, For Better Or Worse, The Wendy Williams
Show, Are We There Yet? and the upcoming Orange Is The New Black, an original
series for Netflix.

Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the
blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, which has already
grossed nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office, The Possession,
Sinister, The Expendables 2, The Cabin in the Woods, Tyler Perry's Madea's
Witness Protection and Arbitrage. With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit
Entertainment, the Company has now added the blockbuster Twilight Saga, which
has grossed more than $2.5 billion at the worldwide box office, to its current
slate, giving the Company the two premier young adult franchises in the world.
Recent Summit hits include Red, Letters to Juliet, Knowing and the Academy
Award-winning Best Picture, The Hurt Locker.

Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box
office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles
a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and
television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves
as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The
Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality
entertainment in markets around the world.

Celebrating its 75^th anniversary, Belga Films is the leading independent
distribution company in Benelux. This year, Belga successfully released The
Hunger Games, Step Up Miami, Taken 2 and is ready to hit the screens with
Breaking Dawn Part 2 and The Impossible.

Over the years, it has increased its market shares in each media (theatrical,
video, Digital and Television) taking profit of its extended relationship with
RTL Belgium since 1998. Patrick Vandenbosch (CEO) and new partners Jerome de
Bethune (COO) and Alexandre Lippens have further expanded Belga's operational
sphere to meet new challenges (Production, Management, Digital and

Under its new label BELGA STUDIOS, Belga is currently developing movie
projects in English for international appeal with a specific focus on the use
of local talents

For Lionsgate corporate inquiries, please contact:
Peter D. Wilkes

Kinley L. Cross
For further information:

For Belga Films corporate inquiries, please contact
Jerome de Bethune
For further information:

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