Artists Equity is an independent, artist-led studio reimagining the relationship between talent, studio, and distributor. We prioritize and partner with creators through an innovative model, so that all can truly participate and realize the value they bring to a project. Artists Equity is co-founded by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Gerry Cardinale of RedBird Capital.
AIR, Artists Equity’s first film, directed by Affleck and starring Damon and Affleck, received a global theatrical release on April 5, 2023 from Amazon Studios in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Prime Video. The studio has more film projects in the works with Jharrel Jerome and Jennifer Lopez starring in UNSTOPPABLE, directed by William Goldenberg; THE INSTIGATORS, starring Damon and Casey Affleck and directed by Doug Liman for Apple Original Films; and, in partnership with Big Things Films, Screen Ireland, and Wilder Films, a film adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel, “Small Things Like These,” directed by Tim Mielants and produced by Cillian Murphy, who also stars alongside Ciarán Hinds and Emily Watson.