Overview

Lights, camera, action: High demand will aid revenue, but falling leisure time will limit growth

IBISWorld’s Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth
11-16
1.6%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
7,890
Business
704

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Higher disposable income is expected to bolster performance in movie and theater production
  • Industry revenue exhibits little volatility from year to year, keeping profit stable
  • Sound and lighting equipment will still remain the cornerstone of rental equipment

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Motion Picture and Theatrical Equipment Rental industry is heavily reliant on two other industries' success: the Movie and Video Production industry and the Performers and Creative Artists industry. While the latter has been moderately increasing over the past five years, the former experienced declines over the period. This lead to slow growth for the Motion Picture and Theatrical Equipment Rental industry. However, in the five years to 2019, both of those industries will experience growth, giving this industry a brighter future...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Motion Picture and Theatrical Equipment Rental industry is protected by low barriers to entry. The industry is directly subject to any government regulation, aside from standard occupational safety and health regulations. The Affordable Care Act also has the potential to increase operating costs for industry operators. Nevertheless, for the most part, regulations do not present a significant barrier to entry for prospective entrants.

    Industry operators must purchase all the equipment that they rent out, which can present considerable start-up capital costs. The industry is highly capital-intensive and purchase expenses account for the largest share of industry costs. Nev..

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    Additional Insights for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
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    Industry Products

    What is the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry?

    This industry includes companies that primarily rent out equipment used in movie or theater production including lighting, sound, stage platforms, musical instruments, props and costumes. Businesses that primarily rent out audio or video recording equipment are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Motion picture equipment rental
    Theatrical equipment rental
    Industrial equipment rental and leasing
    Industry Activities
    Renting out lighting and grip equipment for motion picture or theater production
    Renting out sound equipment for motion picture or theater production
    Renting out stage platforms for theater production
    Renting out costumes, props and miscellaneous items for motion picture or theater production

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from movie and video production
  • Demand from performers and creative artists
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Prime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Attendance
  • Downstream markets
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand from movie and theater production
  • Opportunities
  • Table: Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Fine Arts Schools
  • Performers & Creative Artists
  • Public Schools
  • Colleges & Universities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing
  • Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing
  • Couriers & Local Delivery Services
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Lighting Fixtures Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Motion picture equipment rental
  • Theatrical equipment rental
  • Industrial equipment rental and leasing
  • Chart: Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Motion picture production
  • Theatrical production
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Motion Picture & Theatrical Equipment Rental Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Demand from Performers and Creative Artists (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Grip Equipment
  • Category of portable items that film or theater lighting crews use, such as luminaires, stands, clamps, flags, cutters, scrims, nets, dots, fingers, etc.
  • Prop
  • An object used by the actors performing in a play or film.
  • Stage Lighting
  • Technique of illuminating theater performers, often for dramatic effect.
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