The following studios are considered to be the most prevalent of the modern independent studios (they are used to produce/release independent films and foreign-language films in America):
Film4 Productions
Lions Gate Films
Summit Entertainment
Overture Films
IFC Films
Samuel Goldwyn Films
The Weinstein Company /Dimension Films
Magnolia Pictures
Palm Pictures
Tartan Films
Newmarket Films
Troma Entertainment
First Look Studios
Image Entertainment
Yari Film Group