The deep pockets of digital distributors have inflated the average price of film rights at Sundance and other major film festivals.
Viacom has had enough of China. The New York-based company is in talks with at least one Chinese group to sell some or all of the company’s operations on the mainland.
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?