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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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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Action and adventure films

Over the past five years, the variety of movies has converged to fewer genres. In particular, adventure movies, which are often based in exotic locations, have risen in popularity to account for an estimated 29.7% of industry revenue in 2014. Action movies also became more popular, making up about 16.9% of revenue in 2014. Action movies commonly place characters into a series of challenges that focus on physical feats, extended fights and frenetic chases rather than focusing on character development.

Altogether, such movies became more popular during the past five years with popular franchise releases like The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man and Men in Black 3... 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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