Palm Pictures is an entertainment company with operations devoted to film and music. The company releases about ten movies theatrically per year in genres such as drama, documentary, and musical film. It also acquires and distributes projects for DVD, such as The Basketball Diaries, Sex and Lucia, and the 15th anniversary re-release of Stop Making Sense. Other holdings include Blue Mountain Music (music publishing) and Arthouse Films (specialty film library). The company additionally operates Palm Pictures UK through an office in London. Palm Pictures was founded in 1998 by influential music industry exec Chris Blackwell, who helped further the careers of Steve Winwood, Cat Stevens, Bob Marley, and U2.