Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Film, Video and TV Programme Distribution industry has expanded over the past five years due to the success of a number of film releases during the period and rising demand from video-on-demand (VOD) platforms. The main activities of the industry are the distribution of films for viewing in cinemas and at home, and the broadcast syndication of TV programmes on domestic or international television channels. The performance of the industry therefore depends on film popularity, the number of film releases, DVD and Blu-ray sales and demand from domestic and international TV broadcasters and VOD platforms.
Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% to reach £3.6 billion, including an anticipated increase of 0.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Films produced in the United States are expected to contribute 39.2% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The majority of these are produced by the so-called Big Six film studios: Warner Bros, Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios. Generally, US-produced films are distributed by the UK distribution arms of the major studios. They are consistently the most dominant product in the industry, but their percentage of industry revenue can fluctuate each year as it depends primarily on the number of new releases. However, over the past five years, US-produced films are expected to have lost market share at the expense of UK-produced films.
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