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Sonuel Films is a joint-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment and Samuel Corporations, established in 1982 as Colosseum Films.

Colosseum Films

1982-1991

On July 8th, 1982, Samuel Corporations and Columbia Pictures decided to make a joint-venture for themselves. Samuel Kosch, the co-founder loved Italy, so Kosch named it as "Colosseum Films". It made International prints of Italian films on that era.

SC/Columbia TriStar Productions

1991-1993

On 1991, Samuel Kosch, the co-founder announced that he will cancel making international prints of Italian films using the company, and Kosch's company, Samuel Corporations made a separate company for making International prints of not just Italian Films, but also films from almost every non-English foreign country, so Kosch renamed it to "SC/Columbia TriStar Productions".

1993-2005

SC/Sony Pictures Productions

2005-2013

Sonuel Films

2013-

On March 26th, 2013, Samuel Kosch decided to rename the company to "Sonuel Films".

NOTE: Sonuel means Sony/Samuel.