Media Data

Film Streaming Value Report (Volume 2)

The Film Streaming Value Report (Volume Two) combines financial and contractual insights from three separate agreements between a global streaming service (Licensee) and a US-based studio (Licensor) for rights in the UK, France, and German-speaking Europe.

Media Data

Film Streaming Value Report (Volume 1)

The Film Streaming Value Report (Volume One) combines financial and contractual insights from two separate agreements between a global streaming service (Licensee) and a US-based studio (Licensor) for rights in the US and Canada.

Distribution

Lockdowns Reshape Content Distribution

COVID-19 has decimated global content pipelines by halting film production, canceling greenlit projects, and closing cinemas. However, the present disruptions have only accelerated transformations that were well underway.

Distribution

Starz Sues MGM

The lawsuit accuses MGM of licensing far-and-wide more than 300 films and shows to which Starz thought it held exclusive rights.

Streaming

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.

Exhibition

Cineworld Nears Bankruptcy

As the coronavirus threatens to close movie theaters in the US and beyond, Cineworld has warned that there is “significant doubt about the group’s ability to continue as a going concern.”

Streaming

The Paradox of Choice

The major studios sabotaged the dream of a la carte programming and are now attempting to transform streaming into cable television via an ethernet connection instead of coaxial.

Streaming

Yet Another AT&T Video Service

AT&T released its answer to subscriber losses with an all-new set-top service called AT&T TV, not to be confused with a plethora of other options. The basic package includes 100 channels.

Streaming

AVOD Market Heats Up

Several media companies are holding discussions to acquire advertising-supported video streaming services. Fox Corp is in talks with Tubi, and NBCUniversal is considering Vudu.