Gaumont SA engages in the film production and audiovisual industry. It operates in the following segments: Cinema production, Television production and Cinema operation. The Cinema production and distribution, which includes the various distribution phases of movies: distribution to theaters, sales to television channels, on video and video on demand, both in France and internationally. The Television production segment includes production and distribution of animated feature films and cartoon and drama series via its subsidiaries Gaumont Animation, Gaumont Television and Gaumont International Television in the United States. The Cinema operation includes operation of movie theaters via its interest in Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe. The company was founded by LÃ©on Gaumont in 1895 and is headquartered in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.