Levantine Films is an independent motion picture production company that develops, produces and finances its projects. Founded in 2012 by Jamal Daniel, Levantine Films is fully committed to finding and producing material that is character-driven, socially relevant and commercially viable.
In 2016, Levantine Films produced Hidden Figures, which grossed $230 million worldwide and was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Most recently, the company produced Blinded By The Light, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was released by New Line Cinema later that year.
Levantine Films was also responsible for producing The Fundamentals of Caring, starring Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival as the Closing Night Film, as well as Beasts Of No Nation, directed by Cary Fukunaga, winner of the Marcello Mastroianni Award at the 72nd Venice Film Festival and the Cinema for Peace Award.