After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.
Check out a comprehensive list of high demand films at this year’s European Film Market.
There is a disturbing international trend that emerged from Netflix’s latest financials that has not been discussed widely.
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.
The deep pockets of digital distributors have inflated the average price of film rights at Sundance and other major film festivals.
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…”
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%.
Amazon and Netflix both walked away from the opportunity to acquire Landmark Theaters.
There is a renewed effort by production service providers to expand their operations into financing and distributing independent films.
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.