• Exhibition

    Survival of US Exhibitors in Question

    The two largest theater chains in the US, AMC and Regal, face impending bankruptcy amid continued lockdowns, and as Hollywood’s pipeline of films slows to a trickle.
  • Exhibition

    AMC Nears Bankruptcy

    Several insiders confirmed last week AMC was on the verge of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • Exhibition

    Lockdowns Threaten Cinema Survival

    Production and distribution disruptions caused by governmental lockdowns have accelerated many transformations that were well underway in production, distribution, and viewership trends.
  • Exhibition

    Regal Shutters All 663 Theaters

    British exhibitor Cineworld, the parent company of Regal Cinemas in the US, said on Monday that it would shutter all 663 of its theaters in the US and the UK starting October 8th.
  • Exhibition

    Coming Soon to a Living Room Near You

    Day-and-date and other alternative film releasing models have been around for over a decade. Still, most major studios have avoided a strategy that skips the theater altogether, that is, until now.

Finance

Exhibition

Exhibition

Survival of US Exhibitors in Question

The two largest theater chains in the US, AMC and Regal, face impending bankruptcy amid continued lockdowns, and as Hollywood’s pipeline of films slows to a trickle.

Production

Production

Production in the Time of COVID

Securing financing for independent film and television productions just got infinitely more complicated as producers scramble for insurance and bonding options.

Broadcast

Broadcast

Too Big To Fail

AT&T is desperate to sell some or all of DirecTV to pay down its $180 billion mountain of debt. According to inside sources, the satellite service is being offered at a $20 billion valuation, marking a $29 billion loss since 2015.

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Survival of US Exhibitors in Question

Exhibition

The two largest theater chains in the US, AMC and Regal, face impending bankruptcy amid continued lockdowns, and as Hollywood’s pipeline of films slows to a trickle.

Lockdowns Threaten Cinema Survival

Exhibition

Production and distribution disruptions caused by governmental lockdowns have accelerated many transformations that were well underway in production, distribution, and viewership trends.

Regal Shutters All 663 Theaters

Exhibition

British exhibitor Cineworld, the parent company of Regal Cinemas in the US, said on Monday that it would shutter all 663 of its theaters in the US and the UK starting October 8th.

Coming Soon to a Living Room Near You

Exhibition

Day-and-date and other alternative film releasing models have been around for over a decade. Still, most major studios have avoided a strategy that skips the theater altogether, that is, until now.

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The Film Streaming Value Series includes all Film Streaming Value Reports (Volumes One, Two, Three). You’ll get instant access to financial and contractual insights from nine separate agreements between a global streaming service and a US distributor.

Streaming News

German Streaming Market

SVOD is still a minor segment of the overall streaming market in Germany. Proportionally, Germany spends less than half of US households ($24 billion) on SVOD services when adjusted for currency and population.

Streaming in Scandinavia

The growth of SVOD services in Scandinavia shows no signs of slowing down. Despite heavy competition from local services Netflix has gained four million subscribers.

Streaming in the UK

Since the COVID lockdown began, nearly five million UK households have signed up for a streaming service. Netflix, Amazon, and Disney+ have been the primary beneficiaries of this boom.

Netflix Subscribers Surge

With most of the world in mandatory lockdown, Netflix doubled its quarterly subscriber estimates from January through March by adding 16 million new subscribers.

Shutdown Accelerates Streaming Takeover

As the coronavirus and subsequent global shutdown forces film and television production into an unprecedented standstill, streaming services are accelerating their takeover.

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