You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Lions Gate ups Constantine

Exec involved in acquisition of 'Sea,' 'Saw'

Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films.

Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television Peter Block in overseeing the acquisitions department.

Constantine joined Lions Gate team in 2000 and has been involved in the acquisitions of pics such as “Saw,” “Open Water,” “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” “The Cooler” and “Beyond the Sea.”

Most recently, he was integral in the purchase of “Crash,” horror thriller “High Tension” and David LaChappelle’s “Rize.” He’s also been involved in the development and production in the next film in the “Saw” franchise.

Constantine began his Lions Gate career as director of acquisitions and later was appointed VP of the department.

More Film

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    China Box Office: 'Kingsman' Dominates With $39 Million Opening

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Tops International Box Office With China Debut

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

  • James Toback sexual harassment

    Dozens of Women Accuse Director James Toback of Sexual Harassment

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

  • Robert Hawkins, Variety Rome Correspondent, Dies

    Bob Hawkins, Longtime Variety Journalist in Italy, Dies at 93

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

  • Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    Box Office: Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops Downbeat Weekend With $21.7 Million

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

  • Aida Begic Director Aida Begic poses

    Antalya Festival: Aida Begic on ‘Never Leave Me,’ Shooting Movies with Kids

    Jason Constantine has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Lions Gate Films. Constantine will continue to oversee film tracking and acquisition for Lions Gate and will play a key role in the creative oversight of pre-buys, production and post-production. He will also work closely with LGF president of acquisitions, co-productions and television […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content