Apple Considers MGM Buyout

January 15, 2020

After the abysmal start to Apple’s new streaming service, Apple TV+, the tech company is searching for relevance with a new leader and a possible strategic acquisition.

Production Battle of Britain

January 15, 2020

There is a mad rush by the most significant content creators, especially streaming services, to utilize the production infrastructure in England as a base of European operations.

NEW: Film Producer Series

January 13, 2020

The all-new Film Producer Series bundles together several financial intelligence reports to provide a comprehensive overview of all-rights distribution markets, as well as PayTV and SVOD content licensing.

Georgia Tax Credits Draw Scrutiny

January 13, 2020

Last week the auditor for the state of Georgia released a report calling into question the value of the state’s popular film and television production credit program.

Sony Shutters Streaming Service

January 8, 2020

Sony Pictures is shutting down its PlayStation Vue streaming television service in the first quarter of 2020. Rising content costs and a plethora of choices have made the service untenable.

Box Office Declines

January 6, 2020

The box office in North America was down almost 5% from 2018 even after rising ticket prices, and despite a slew of mega-budget franchise films being released.

Netflix Takes Europe

December 31, 2019

To gain a global content edge, Netflix has set into motion a EU production boom with plans to produce over 225 films and shows in Europe. Netflix currently controls 53% of the SVOD market in Europe.

Cinema Consolidation

December 26, 2019

British film exhibitor Cineworld is now the largest theater chain in North America after buying out Canada’s Cineplex for $2.1 billion, which was a whopping 42% premium.

Streaming in America

December 18, 2019

Since first delivering DVDs to homes via the postal service, Netflix has come to dominate the SVOD market. The streamer has 67 million subscribers in North America, which takes its total to nearly 160 million worldwide.

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