Modern Slavery Statement
Financial year ending 31 December 2020.
STUDIOCANAL Limited (“STUDIOCANAL”) is a leading film production, acquisition and distribution company registered in England and Wales with registered number 03647235. STUDIOCANAL’s parent company, STUDIOCANAL S.A.S. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the CANAL+ Group, a global media and content production and distribution group.
STUDIOCANAL is committed to understanding modern slavery and human trafficking risks, and to ensuring that modern slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of its business and supply chains and that it does not knowingly deal with any third party involved in modern slavery or human trafficking.
During its 2020 financial year, STUDIOCANAL has continued to investigate its business and supply chains for evidence of modern slavery and human trafficking. From the on-going investigations it has carried out so far, STUDIOCANAL is not aware that any modern slavery or human trafficking is taking place in its business and supply chains.
STUDIOCANAL recognises and respects employment laws applicable to its business, and STUDIOCANAL has raised awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking amongst its employees by drawing their attention to the forms modern slavery and human trafficking can take.
STUDIOCANAL’s supply chains involve the production, development, commission, acquisition, marketing, licensing and delivery of intellectual property rights in audio-visual content such as films and television series. STUDIOCANAL strives to do business with third parties which share its values and its supply chains are based on established relationships with reputable suppliers. STUDIOCANAL continues to give specific consideration to modern slavery and human trafficking issues when dealing with its suppliers, including considering such matters in its analysis of chain of title documents and contributors agreements for film and television series, and ensuring that its acquisition, sales, distribution and other contracts with third parties include modern slavery provisions.
STUDIOCANAL will continue to be alert for and to maintain its procedures relating to modern slavery and human trafficking during its 2021 financial year.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and was approved by the board of directors of STUDIOCANAL on 2nd June 2021.