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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The top four players in this industry are estimated to generate about 12.9% of industry revenue. This low-level of industry concentration can be explained by the fragmented and private nature of distributors that rely on industry contacts in niche and local markets. Distributors are heavily dependent on content produced by movie and TV studios, and must set up long-term contacts in cinema, TV broadcasting and retail industries to make sales. The personal nature of these contacts, combined with the costs of acquiring content, often limits distribution companies to a specific region or to a specific genre of content... 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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