After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.
Check out a comprehensive list of high demand films at this year’s European Film Market.
The DirecTV deal was AT&T’s first big gamble on the filmed entertainment distribution market. DirecTV has been shedding subscribers since the beginning of 2017.
There is a disturbing international trend that emerged from Netflix’s latest financials that has not been discussed widely.
Netflix has 139 million paying subscribers after adding 29 million subscribers last year versus 22 million in 2017.
AT&T’s buyout of a declining DirecTV and a sputtering Time Warner at the top of the market is materializing into a massive miscalculation.
Find out what type of films domestic distributors are looking to acquire at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
The deep pockets of digital distributors have inflated the average price of film rights at Sundance and other major film festivals.
Perhaps the biggest revelation from Netflix’s earning call last week is the admission that they are “ready to pay top-of-the-market prices for…”
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.