who we are
Lightbulb Film Distribution is an independent all-rights film distributor based in London, UK.
The company was founded in 2018 by Peter Thompson and Matthew Kreuzer.
Sales & ACquisitions director / Partner
Peter began his career as an account manager at Revolver Entertainment in 2009, working on Werner Herzog’s Grizzly Man and street-artist Banksy’s documentary Exit Through The Gift Shop. In 2012, he followed Matthew in joining Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment, where he worked on animated family film Khumba: A Zebra’s Tale and Liam Neeson-narrated documentary Road. In 2015, he became Head of Sales at Arrow Films, working on titles including Clio Barnard’s Dark River and Takashi Miike’s Blade Of The Immortal. In 2018, together with Matthew, he launched Lightbulb Film Distribution.
Commercial Director / Partner
Matthew began his career in the music industry, working for Virgin Retail. In the late 90s, his department was responsible for over a third of UK singles sales. At the turn of the Millennium, Matthew made the move into film distribution; firstly joining Universal Pictures, where he worked on the Fast & Furious and Bourne franchises. He then moved to Contender (later to become e-One), as a senior account manager, releasing series such as Spooks and Peppa Pig. In 2008, Matthew joined boutique distributor Revolver as Head of Sales, where he met Peter, and together they sold over a million DVDs starring Danny Dyer. Prior to launching Lightbulb Film Distribution with Peter, Matthew was Sales Director at Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment for seven years.