Pathé Live | About us

Who we are

Pathé Live, a fully owned subsidiary of the Gaumont Pathé group, is a market leader in the global distribution of event cinema. We distribute a wide variety of content such as operas, ballets, rock and pop concerts, gaming tournaments, film premieres, fashion shows and art exhibitions to the Pathé Live Cinema Network. Through this network we are able to create impactful marketing campaigns reaching wide audiences across 60 territories in over 1,600 venues. Our Events in cinemas are distributed live in HD with 5.1 Dolby sound via satellite broadcast or recorded in 2K, 3D or 4K. Pathé Live introduced event cinema in France and our network of exhibition partners, from multiplex cinemas to independent cinemas and non-traditional cinema venues, provides full coverage across the country.

What we do

Pathé Live has released since its inception over 200 Events in cinemas and it is notably the exclusive distribution partner of the Metropolitan Opera in New York for the live broadcast of their operas in cinemas across France, Switzerland, Morocco and Lebanon.

Furthermore, Pathé Live is the exclusive producer and the worldwide distributor of the Bolshoi Ballet and the plays of la Comédie-Française in cinemas. These performances from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and the Salle Richelieu in Paris, which are produced and financed by Pathé Live, are reaching over 1,600 cinemas across 60 countries.