Cinema Consolidation

December 26, 2019

British film exhibitor Cineworld is now the largest theater chain in North America after buying out Canada’s Cineplex for $2.1 billion, which was a whopping 42% premium.

NEW: Netflix Global Rate Series

December 9, 2019

Discover what Netflix pays for feature films and television content throughout the largest European territories and North America with unprecedented access to SVOD licensing rate cards and contract terms.

Netflix Outspends

December 3, 2019

The reason for this lavishly spending spree is in response to new streaming competition by the studios and the upcoming exodus of content.

European Commission

Monopolizing Europe

November 27, 2019

The studio cartel system continues to thrive in Europe even after several seemingly disruptive interventions by the European Commission.

Funding Golden Age

November 26, 2019

Against the backdrop of new streaming competition, Netflix is significantly increasing the amount it invests in producing, licensing, and acquiring films and shows.

Hollywood Set to Own Theaters Again

November 20, 2019

The Department of Justice in the United States is preparing to allow Hollywood studios to own film theaters once again. This decision would reverse 70 years of anti-trust law that was implemented in 1948, which is known as the Paramount decrees.

How Amazon Releases Films

November 20, 2019

Amazon Studios has relied on traditional distribution practices to foster greater collaboration with gatekeepers in Hollywood. However, after playing second fiddle to Netflix for the better part of a decade, Amazon is changing its theatrical strategy stateside.

Made-For-Streaming Movies

November 17, 2019

After years of declining production activity for Made-For-TV movies, Netflix is accelerating the rate it licenses and produces lower-budgeted movies for its streaming platform.

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 Needs Content

November 7, 2019

Although Netflix remains committed to producing original content, it is preparing to license more content from independent producers and distributors.

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