Lionsgate is said to be in talks to split its film and television production business from its recently acquired premium-channel Starz into separate companies.
Disney will ban all advertisements from Netflix across all of Disney’s entertainment platforms, including its television networks.
The battle between streaming services is heating up. Amazon and Disney have been unable to reach terms regarding Amazon’s Fire TV devices.
After a decade of primarily focusing on episodic content, Netflix wants to break the theatrical glass ceiling, especially since they are funding more original films.
Apple wants to carve out exclusive theatrical windows for exhibitors to screen some of its forthcoming feature films before streaming on Apple TV+.
Against the backdrop of expanding industry competition, Netflix is significantly increasing the amount it invests to produce, license, and acquire films and shows.
Apple raised its commitment from $2 billion to $6 billion this year to fund original shows and films for its new subscription video service, Apple TV+.
Accurately value revenue for feature films streaming in the US, UK, and Canada with exclusive access to licensing rate cards and terms from three Netflix agreements.
Netflix signed a five-year deal with Sony Pictures Television worth $500 million to become the exclusive worldwide streamer for Seinfeld.
The exclusive 90-day theatrical window has become a line in the sand that theatrical exhibitors are unwilling to cross.