Cinema that matters

A reference in world art-house cinema, mk2 is a family-owned company founded by Marin Karmitz in 1974 and now run by his sons Nathanaël and Elisha Karmitz. mk2 promotes quality filmmaking, operates its cinemas as modern agoras and supports creative discovery.

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Production and international distribution

From Chaplin to Dolan, 600 films, a history of cinema

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Cinema operator in France and around the world

25 sites, 8.5 million admissions

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Marketing and communication agency

Using the cinema for brand promotion

mk2 TODAY

400
Staff
25
Cinemas
600
Films in the catalogue
8.5M
Admissions in Europe
182
Screens
85M
Revenue
940
Films screened every year on average in Paris
1000
Events each year
160
awards at international festivals

Cinema that matters

Supporting filmmaking that changes the world, creating forums that change the city life and engaging the cinema with all creative fields

our vision

A world-recognized savoir-faire since 1974

mk2 has been shaped by history, political and cultural struggle and technical know-how.

Our history