Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. is an international, non-theatrical, film distributor and licensor. Founded in 1937, it is privately owned and operated by the Swank family. It is one of the worlds largest non-theatrical distributors of motion pictures for public performance. Based in St. Louis, Swank also maintains a sales office in Paris. Swank represents major Hollywood and independent movie studios to distribute movies licensed for public performance to non-theatrical venues. Swank Motion Pictures provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numerous non-theatrical markets.