Smoke House Pictures

Smoke House Pictures (stylized Smokehouse Pictures) is an American film and television production company. The company was founded in 2006 by George Clooney and Grant Heslov after the shutdown of Section Eight Productions. Its name is taken from the Smoke House restaurant, located across the street from Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California.[1]

Smoke House Pictures
IndustryMotion pictures and television
Founded2006 (2006)
Key people
ProductsFilm Production

The company signed a long-term production and development agreement with Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Bros. Television in July 2006.[2] In June 2009, the company signed an exclusive two-year theatrical development and production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.[3][4]

In January 2013, Priya Swaminathan joined the company as Senior Vice President of Development.[5]



Year Film Director Notes
2008LeatherheadsGeorge Clooney
2009PlaygroundLibby Spears
2009The Men Who Stare at GoatsGrant Heslov
2010The AmericanAnton Corbijn
2011The Ides of MarchGeorge Clooney
2012 Argo Ben Affleck Best Picture: AFI, Golden Globe, BAFTA
Best Director: Golden Globe, BAFTA
2013August: Osage CountyJohn Wells
2014The Monuments MenGeorge Clooney
2015Our Brand Is CrisisDavid Gordon Green
2016Money MonsterJodie Foster
2017SuburbiconGeorge Clooney
2018Ocean's 8Gary Ross
2018 O.G.Madeleine Sackler
TBAGood Morning, MidnightGeorge Clooney


Title First aired Last aired Co-production Network Notes
Catch-22May 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)May 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)Anonymous Content
Paramount Television
On Becoming a God in Central FloridaAugust 25, 2019 (2019-08-25)PresentPali Eyes Pictures
TriStar Television


  1. "Smoke House restaurant marks 65 years in Burbank". Los Angeles Daily News. October 12, 2011.
  2. "George Clooney's Smoke House signs first-look deal with WB". Monsters and Critics. July 21, 2006. Archived from the original on March 2, 2014. Retrieved October 30, 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. Rosenberg, Adam (June 30, 2009). "George Clooney And Smoke House Move From Warner Bros To Sony". MTV. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  4. Mitchell, Wendy (June 30, 2009). "Clooney and Heslov's Smokehouse moves to Sony". Screen Daily.
  5. "Executive Shuffle: Smokehouse Pictures, HBO Films, eOne Television". SSN Insider. January 21, 2013. Archived from the original on March 16, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
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