The Movie Production industry in China is expected to generate $7.7 billion in 2017, reflecting a high annualized growth rate of 15.8% over the past five years. The rapidly rising consumption of power and desire for cultural and entertainment products has fueled the industry's growth in China.The domestic production of feature films for the Chinese market has been growing strongly from 893 films in 2012 to an estimated 976 in 2017. Chinese films have become very popular and account for almost two-thirds of total movie ticket values in China. This growth is due to the improved quality of films featuring well-known Chinese actors and directors...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
15.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
96,225
Businesses
2,254

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CapitalAll industry activities, including pre-film preparations, filming, post-production and distribution, require a large amount of capital. In addition, high costs for the maintenance and upgrading of equipment increase barriers to enter this industry. Last, capital is also a key factor in hiring noted film-makers and actors. Therefore, capital investment constitutes a heavy obstacle for new enters.RegulationsChina's Film Management Standards put forth very strict rules regarding production, imports and distribution. All scripts must be reviewed and approved by the national government. Foreign firms looking to invest in the industry face even stricter regulations...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Movie Production Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Movie Production Industry are

  • Effective product promotion
  • Ability to control total supply on market
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Disposable Income and Leisure and Recreational Activity Levels - Expenditure in the Movie Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Movie Production Industry?

    The Movie Production industry in China produces and distributes feature, educational, animated, and special films as well as documentaries.

    Industry Products
  • Feature films
  • Animated films
  • Educational film
  • Documentary films
  • Special films
  • Industry Activities
  • Movie production and post-production
  • Movie distribution
  • Movie financing and investment
  • Movie promotion
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity Levels - Expenditure
  • Systems and Technology
  • The Leisure Market - China CD and DVD Sales
  • Downstream Demand - Broadcasting & Telecommunications

  • Current Performance
    Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Movie Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Movie Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Cinemas

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cultural or artistic broker
  • Filming Machine Manufacturing
  • Investment and Asset Management
  • Literary and Artistic Creations

  • Products & Services
  • Feature films
  • Educational film
  • Animated films
  • Special films
  • Documentary films
  • Chart: Movie Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household disposable income levels
  • Movie quality
  • Celebrity popularity
  • Age structure

  • Major Markets
  • People aged 25 to 44
  • People under 24 years of age
  • People aged 45 to 54
  • People over 55 years of age
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Movie Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Movie Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Capital
  • Branding
  • Celebrity
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Movie Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Film Group Corporation, Bona Film Group Limited, Huayi Brothers Media Group, Beijing Enlight Group, Dalian Wanda Group,
  • Table: China Film Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Bona Film Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Huayi Brothers Media Group - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Enlight Group - financial performance
  • Table: Dalian Wanda Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Movie Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Movie Production Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • No. of Domestic-made Films (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Box Office
  • The total sales of admissions for a specific movie or for a year.
  • Film Screening
  • Showing of movies to a paying audience via film projectors.
  • Video Screening
  • Showing of movies to a paying audience via a video projection, such as a DVD player or video player.
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