Case Study: Film Streaming Values (US)

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Film Streaming Values | Case Study

FilmTake is pleased to provide interested subscribers a case study illustrating how easy it is to value content using the rate cards and terms provide in the Film Streaming Value Series and Reports.

The example below is for the 2017 film The Zookeeper’s Wife.

Film Title:The Zookeeper’s Wife
Genre:Drama
MPAA:PG-13
U.S. Distributor:Focus Features
Release Date:March 31, 2017
Domestic Box Office:$17,876,092
International Box Office:$8,783,402
Local Video Release:July 9, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray Revenue:$3,739,742

Synopsis: When the Nazis invade Poland, Warsaw Zoo caretakers work with the resistance to save Jews from the horrors of the Third Reich. As the Nazis inflict terror, two zookeepers risk everything to shelter the persecuted.

Since 2018, The Zookeeper’s Wife has streamed on Netflix in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Spain, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.


Valuation Findings

The Zookeeper’s Wife would be classified as a first-run feature for the first available year, as a second-window feature for the next three years, a recent library feature for two years, and a library feature after that.

Based on the prevailing rate cards and licensing terms, as well as the assumptions below, the projected SVOD revenue in the US for the film would total approximately $12 million.

Case Study Assumptions

  1. The film was made available to the streaming service 12 months after its theatrical release
  2. The film was and will be licensed for streaming exhibition for seven straight years
  3. The film is classified as a Tier B Recent Library Feature and Tier B Library Feature
  4. The licensing agreement is extended under the same terms through 2023

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