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

The Movie & Video Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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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Over the past five years, the Movie and Video Production industry has grappled with mounting film production costs. For example, many movie producers have increasingly invested in high-cost special effects to attract a global audience rather than focus on securing relatively low-cost rights to movie scripts with well-developed plots. Further exacerbating this trend, many consumers have increasingly viewed 3-D movies over the period, which has added to operational costs for movie producers. For example, 3-D films rely on computer-generated (CG) effects, which typically translate to higher costs related to requiring more computer power and storage space to provide detailed images... 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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