Netflix at the Movies

October 2, 2019

After a decade of primarily focusing on episodic content, Netflix wants to break the theatrical glass ceiling, especially since they are funding more original films.

Apple Goes Theatrical

September 29, 2019

Apple wants to carve out exclusive theatrical windows for exhibitors to screen some of its forthcoming feature films before streaming on Apple TV+.

Line In The Sand

September 18, 2019

The exclusive 90-day theatrical window has become a line in the sand that theatrical exhibitors are unwilling to cross.

Netflix and Amazon Retreat

September 18, 2019

Netflix and Amazon, who were once touted as the saviors of the indie film market, are retreating from acquisitions to focus on producing more original films.

Apple Of Discord

September 15, 2019

Apple TV+ subscription service will launch on November 1st for $4.99 a month. However, with only a handful of shows available, it will not frustrate the launch of Disney+ or challenge Netflix in a meaningful way.

Buyer Beware

September 10, 2019

Buyers at TIFF are skittish after a 6% drop in North American box office receipts in 2019. Worse still, is the dire year indie films are having, where receipts have declined 45%.

Netflix Market Report: Part Two

August 27, 2019

Part Two: Netflix Trends, International, Feature Films. Through the first six months of 2019, Netflix’s customer acquisition costs have ballooned to $292 per subscriber.

Netflix Market Report: Part One

August 25, 2019

Part One: Netflix Subscribers and Exclusivity. Netflix lost subscribers in the United States for the first time in nearly a decade. The next battleground in streaming will take place over content exclusivity.

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