Gaumont SA engages in the film production and audiovisual industry. It operates through the following segments: Cinema Production, and Television Production. The Cinema Production segment engages in the movie production and distribution, which includes the various distribution phases of movies: release in theaters, sales to television channels, distribution 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 Animation USA, Gaumont Television and Gaumont Television USA. The company was founded by LÃ©on Gaumont in 1895 and is headquartered in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.