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Movie & Video Distribution in the US: Market Research Report

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Movie & Video Distribution Market Research Report | NAICS 51212 | Dec 2013

The big picture: Digital content will help cut costs but reduce demand for distribution

IBISWorld’s Movie & Video Distribution market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-1.7%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
7,210
Businesses
384
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite growing competition from media studios with in-house distribution arms, the industry will fare well in the coming years. As content becomes easier and more convenient to access on cell phones and iPads, consumers will demand more of it. Finally, movie theaters are increasingly switching to 3D projectors, which facilitate digital content distribution to the benefit of the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Movie and Video Distribution industry is undergoing a digital revolution. Increasing digital content and distribution have had both advantageous and detrimental effects to the industry. On one hand, digital media lowers costs for operators, as digital content is easier to duplicate and distribute, and consumers are increasingly opting for digital media. However digital media also makes it easier for production companies to distribute their own content, bypassing the need for distribution services. Nevertheless, the digitization of media is expected to continue due to strong consumer demand for content in this format... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Movie & Video Distribution Industry?

This industry primarily circulates audiovisual works to cinemas, TV networks, other exhibitors and stores. The industry excludes movie and TV distributors that are also involved in audiovisual content production and retailers, rental stores and merchant wholesalers that distribute prerecorded physical media and music distributors.

Industry Products
MoviesTV programmingOther audiovisual works
 
Industry Activities
Acquiring licenses and rights to distribute motion pictures and TV programmingMarketing motion pictures and TV programmingDistributing to TV stationsDistributing to cinemas


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