The Film Advance Series includes 941 minimum guarantee advances from 75 films released around the world over the last 5 years.
FilmTake surveys the latest distribution and financing deals that concluded before, during, and just after the Toronto Film Festival.
Amazon is preparing to acquire Landmark Theaters according to unnamed sources. Fewer and fewer Americans are going to the theater, but those that do are spending more and more.
Netflix is the most popular SVOD service in the UK, with an estimated 9.2 million subscribers, which for the first time is more than PayTV subs.
France has always been on the front lines against Netflix’s expansion in Europe, but its calculated indifference is waning.
For three straight years, television and home video markets in the United States have lost subscribers. This downward trend is accelerating and shows no signs of abating.
Amazon Studios relies on traditional distribution practices to foster greater collaboration with the gatekeepers of independent film.
Amazon Studios is growing its reach with strong relationships and deference for traditional distribution norms, which fosters allies.
Netflix’s $8 billion production allocation for 2018 to produce and acquire 700 shows and films is already reaping record new subscribers.
iQiyi, China’s leading subscription video streaming service, is listing shares on the New York-based NASDAQ stock exchange.