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Motion Picture Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motion Picture Production Market Research Report | SIC J59.111 | Jan 2017

Great scene: Government tax incentives have attracted more inward investment

IBISWorld’s Motion Picture Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
NBC Universal, Inc. NBC Universal, Inc. market share
The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company market share
Warner Bros Production Ltd Warner Bros Production Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motion Picture Production industry covers all businesses that produce films in the United Kingdom. These can be anything from big budget feature films to advertising and training films. The industry is characterised by significant volatility in revenue growth, which is largely influenced by the pattern and size of investments in the production of feature films in the United Kingdom. Other factors that can affect the success of industry operators are the exchange rate between the US dollar and the pound, film tax incentives and credit availability. Developments in film production and creative developments worldwide also affect the industry.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to expand at a compound annual rate of 21% to £2.8... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into this industry are generally low for small-scale, independent producers who are able to hire digital filming equipment on their own. There are also no licensing or regulatory requirements applicable directly to small-scale companies. Large-scale producers, on the other hand, require access to large studios and associated facilities, which makes it more difficult to enter the industry at that level. In particular, financing film productions without personnel (such as directors, writers and producers) who have strong credentials is difficult. The huge risk involved in producing and distributing big-budget films means that banks are wary of who they lend to.

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What is the Motion Picture Production Industry?

Companies in this industry produce feature motion pictures. Activities may be carried out solely by a UK studio or producer or in conjunction with international studios as part of a co-production agreement. This industry excludes post-production activities such as editing, adding sound, subtitling, titling and adding special effects (IBISWorld report J59.120).

Industry Products
Domestic featuresCo-productionsInward investment filmsOther non-feature films
Industry Activities
Advertising film productionAnimated film productionFeature film productionTraining film production

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