Starting in 2020, films released by Lionsgate will be distributed on the Hulu streaming service, and FX, the basic-cable channel now owned by Disney after the takeover of Fox.
The timing of the anonymous leak that CBS was prepared to pay Lionsgate $5 billion for Starz, raises serious questions about possible market manipulation.
The uneasy marriage between Lionsgate and Starz has been a rocky one from the start. The biggest clash relates to Lionsgate’s television division.
Lionsgate lobbied to become the belle of the buyout ball last year in Hollywood, but Prince Charming never arrived.
Amazon Studios is growing its reach with strong relationships and deference for traditional distribution norms, which fosters allies.
Lionsgate lobbies to become the belle of the consolidation ball taking place in Hollywood, but will Prince Charming ever show up?
As the streaming market fragments into dozens of streaming options will Netflix become the Friendster or Facebook of media viewing?
Accurately value distribution revenue with unprecedented access to advance values and licensing rates from Netflix, Starz, Sony, and iQiyi.
Since launching in 2010, iQiyi has accumulated the most paid SVOD subscribers in China, however, calculating an accurate subscriber base is challenging.
After a decade of digital partnerships, studios and distributors are moving towards a wholly-owned strategy.