Movie & Video Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Movie & Video Production Market Research Report | NAICS 51211a | Jul 2014

Cut to black: Free and low-cost digital access to movies is hurting industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Movie & Video Production 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Movie and Video Production industry has managed to weather recession-related challenges over the past five years. Although aggressive implementation of 3-D technology helped boost industry revenue, overall growth has declined due to the increasing availability of cheap or free digital access to movies. Over the next five years, online revenue will play a growing role in industry success as consumers continue to switch to digital media. In addition, growth in disposable income will boost consumer spending across categories, contributing to higher production revenue... purchase to read more

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The Movie and Video Production industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. For example, there are significant costs associated with production equipment and technology. However, movie producers often rent technology for a fraction of its cost, which has kept capital costs relatively low. In 2014, for every dollar spent on labor, movie producers incur an estimated $0.39 in capital expenditures. Over the past five years, capital intensity has slightly declined, as high-quality digital film equipment has become increasingly affordable.

Comparatively, the industry relies on highly skilled workers and artists in all steps of the production process... purchase to read more


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What is the Movie & Video Production Industry?

This industry produces and distributes motion pictures and videos. It excludes third-party distributors and disc manufacturers, as well as products, such as television shows and made-for-TV movies, that are aimed specifically toward television.

Industry Products
Action and adventure filmsComedy filmsThriller/suspense filmsDramasOther films
Industry Activities
Creating a timeline of production for film and video and ensuring that timelines are metFinding financing for film and video productionsProducing film and video programmingPublicizing film and video productionsDistributing film and video (if the company is also involved in all of the above)

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