WarnerMedia’s decision may seem at odds with the company’s overall strategy to bring owned content ‘in-house’ to make it exclusive on its new streaming site.
As media markets reach a consolidation fever pitch, three companies will emerge controlling nearly all content creation and distribution in the United States.
FilmTake surveys the latest distribution and financing deals that concluded before, during, and just after the Toronto Film Festival.
Cable companies are buying distributors and content creators in a final attempt to cripple streaming services.
For three straight years, television and home video markets in the United States have lost subscribers. This downward trend is accelerating and shows no signs of abating.
Amazon Studios relies on traditional distribution practices to foster greater collaboration with the gatekeepers of independent film.
Amazon Studios is growing its reach with strong relationships and deference for traditional distribution norms, which fosters allies.
Lionsgate lobbies to become the belle of the consolidation ball taking place in Hollywood, but will Prince Charming ever show up?
Over two million U.S households cancelled cable television services in 2017. The traditional TV industry could be in for another brutal year.
A false narrative is being advanced by news outlets that the reason for multiple failed deals is China’s clampdown on foreign investment.