Made-For-Streaming Movies

November 17, 2019

After years of declining production activity for Made-For-TV movies, Netflix is accelerating the rate it licenses and produces lower-budgeted movies, which FilmTake has coined Made-For-Streaming movies.

British Content Boom

October 29, 2019

As multiple streaming services prepare for an intensifying battle over European subscribers, British-made content continues to surge. This content bonanza and bidding wars between buyers are driving up prices for shows.

Fox Falters

September 4, 2019

In the first three months since becoming the new owner of Fox, Disney has publicly complained about Fox’s weak performance and believes there is more trouble on the horizon.

Big Spenders

Hey Big Spenders

July 15, 2019

To woo subscribers away from Netflix, Disney, AT&T, and Apple are spending big bucks to produce original series content.

Netflix Vies For Pinewood Studio

Netflix Lands at Shepperton

July 10, 2019

Netflix expanded its global footprint with a ten-year lease at the U.K’s Shepperton Studios. The lease grants Netflix exclusive access to a majority of Shepperton including 14 sound stages.

Starz Lionsgate Marriage

Rocky Media Marriage

May 5, 2019

The uneasy marriage between Lionsgate and Starz has been a rocky one from the start. The biggest clash relates to Lionsgate’s television division.

US Production Incentives

Declining Production Incentives

March 12, 2019

In recent years, 13 states have ended their film incentive programs. This retreat marks a larger trend of states re-evaluating and reducing film incentive programs.

ABQ Netflix

Netflix Steals Studio

February 20, 2019

Netflix has finally earned film studio status after buying ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico last October for a steal.

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