Paramount Pictures
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Type Subsidiary
Founded 1912
Headquarters Hollywood, California,
United States
Industry Film
Products Motion pictures
Parent Viacom

Paramount Pictures (commonly known as ​Paramount Pictures Corporation, Paramount Studios or simply ​Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a American film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood. It is a subsidiary of U.S. media conglomerate Viacom, Paramount Pictures is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). In 2014, Paramount Pictures became the first major studio to distribute all of its films in digital form only.