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Movie & Video Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Movie & Video Production Market Research Report | NAICS 51211a | Dec 2015

It's a wrap: Studios will produce more blockbusters to mitigate rising production costs

IBISWorld’s Movie & Video Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$34bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
63,228
Businesses
6,527
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Movie and Video Production industry grappled with mounting film production costs and dwindling theater attendance. Many movie producers increasingly invested in high-cost special effects in recent years, shifting the focus toward generating high ticket sales rather than increasing the number of dramas and comedies, which bring in comparatively small revenue. New distribution channels, particularly online content providers, will provide new opportunities for the industry; however, this will come at the expense of movie theater ticket sales, which historically generate very high profit margins for producers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is becoming increasingly concentrated, and the top four major players make up an estimated 54.7% of industry revenue. Due to the intense industry consolidation and media cross-ownership that has occurred over the past 20 years, many of the industry's most prominent film studios have been acquired and absorbed into the operations of the country's largest broadcasting and Internet servicing providing companies.

Larger corporations are more successful in this industry since they are able to mitigate the risks involved in movie production... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Movie & Video Production Industry?

Operators in this industry produce and distribute motion pictures and videos. It excludes third-party distributors and disc manufacturers, as well as products, such as television shows and made-for-television movies, aimed specifically toward television.

Industry Products
Action and adventure filmsComedy filmsDrama filmsThriller/suspense filmsOther films
 
Industry Activities
Creating a timeline of production for film and video and ensuring that timelines are metSeeking 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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