Sundance Slumps

January 26, 2020

Deal activity is muted so far at this year’s festival despite claims that producers and sales agents were withholding their best films at TIFF in September to introduce at Sundance.

Georgia Tax Credits Draw Scrutiny

January 13, 2020

Last week the auditor for the state of Georgia released a report calling into question the value of the state’s popular film and television production credit program.

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.

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.

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.

Netflix Vies For Pinewood Studio

Netflix Lands at Shepperton

July 10, 2019

Netflix expanded its global footprint with a ten-year lease at the U.K’s Shepperton Studios. The lease grants Netflix exclusive access to a majority of Shepperton including 14 sound stages.

Streaming Market Showdown

Netflix Surprises Again

April 17, 2018

Netflix’s $8 billion production allocation for 2018 to produce and acquire 700 shows and films is already reaping record new subscribers.

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