Sundance Strikes Back

February 13, 2019

After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.

Netflix Trouble Abroad

Trouble Brewing Abroad

February 4, 2019

There is a disturbing international trend that emerged from Netflix’s latest financials that has not been discussed widely.

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Media Buyouts Backfire

January 26, 2019

AT&T’s buyout of a declining DirecTV and a sputtering Time Warner at the top of the market is materializing into a massive miscalculation.

Netflix Pays Top Dollar

January 20, 2019

Perhaps the biggest revelation from Netflix’s earning call last week is the admission that they are “ready to pay top-of-the-market prices for…”

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Hulu Subscribers Swell

January 13, 2019

The Hulu streaming service reached more than 25 million subscribers at the end of 2018. On a year-over-year basis Hulu subscriber growth rose 48%.

Alternative Film Funding

December 25, 2018

There is a renewed effort by production service providers to expand their operations into financing and distributing independent films.

Netflix Conquers Europe

December 19, 2018

Netflix gauged the climate in Europe perfectly, first by increasing funding to produce more local content, and by forging licensing deals with local content partners.

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