CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP Film Company was founded in 1996. Till 2000 the company's main business was distribution of TV rights. Gradually, new directions were developed, film, video and DVD-distribution.
Today Central Partnership is the largest TV and film distributor in Russia. Since 2009 Central Partnership has been an exclusive distributor of Paramount Pictures in Russia, and a similar contract with Summit Entertainment, the largest independent studio, was signed in 2012. Besides Central Partnership is a leading filmmaker.
In November 2005 the controlling block of the company's stock was acquired by «ProfMedia» holding, one of the largest in the market of entertainment media. ProfMedia is part of the investment company «Interros».
As of 2010 and 2011 Central Partnership is the leader of the Russian film market. Box Office of all the titles released by Central Partnership has surpassed $1bln.