Millennium Films is one of the longest-running independent film companies in the history of Hollywood, with 20 years and more than 300 movies to its credit. The company now produces, finances and handles international sales for 5-8 star-driven movies per year, generally with budgets between $20 million and $80 million.
It is best known for “The Expendables” series (more than half a billion dollars in worldwide box office) and the recent hit "Olympus Has Fallen.")
Millennium Films is run by co-founders Avi Lerner and Trevor Short, and a senior executive team that includes Mark Gill (president), Boaz Davidson (head of development and creative affairs), John Thompson (head of production), John Fremes (head of international sales) and Lonnie Ramati (head of business affairs).
The company’s current slate includes "Before I Go To Sleep," starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, "Eliza Graves" starring Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley and Michael Caine, and "The Expendables 3."
Millennium also operates full-service studios in Shreveport, Louisiana, and Sofia, Bulgaria. The company was founded in 1992 under the name Nu Image, Inc.