Sundance Slumps

January 26, 2020

Deal activity is muted so far at this year’s festival despite claims that producers and sales agents were withholding their best films at TIFF in September to introduce at Sundance.

Apple Considers MGM Buyout

January 15, 2020

After the abysmal start to Apple’s new streaming service, Apple TV+, the tech company is searching for relevance with a new leader and a possible strategic acquisition.

Streaming Bout

December 4, 2019

The streaming bout between Netflix and traditional media companies for the world’s online video subscribers is well underway.

Free Streaming Offers

November 12, 2019

Heavyweights Disney and Apple are offering free introductory offers to gain a head start over rivals. Select Verizon subscribers in the United States will get free access to Disney+ for a year.

Netflix Admits Concern

November 10, 2019

After losing U.S. subscribers in the second quarter, for the first time since 2011, Netflix finally admitted that the arrival of new streaming services from Disney, Apple, and others would hurt subscriber growth.

State of Netflix

October 20, 2019

As of September 30th, Netflix has over 158 million total subscribers – 60.6 million at home and 97.7 million around the world.

Netflix Misses Subscriber Target Again

October 17, 2019

Netflix missed its quarterly subscriber forecast for the second consecutive quarter in a row. The company’s slowdown ahead of the introduction of several new subscription services is a troubling sign.

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+.