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

  • Durban 2018 Panel on Sexual Harrasment

    For Black Women in South African Film Biz, Equality Still a Struggle

    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 […]

  • 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Teases Spider-Ham

    'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Teases Spider-Ham, Other Webspinners

    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 […]

  • Venom Comic-Con

    'Venom' Creators Promise 'Huge World,' Tease Spider-Man Fight

    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 […]

  • Bully

    Film News Roundup: Danny Trejo's Dark Comedy 'Bully' Scores Distribution

    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 […]

  • Jamie Lee Curtis Hugs Fan Who

    Jamie Lee Curtis Embraces Sobbing Fan, Who Says 'Halloween' Saved His Life

    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 […]

  • Teen Titans Go to the Movies

    Film Review: 'Teen Titans GO! to the Movies'

    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 […]

  • Glass trailer

    M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' Trailer Debuts at Comic-Con

    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