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Video Postproduction Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Video Postproduction Services Market Research Report | NAICS 51219 | May 2017

Rough cut: Revenue will increase, but competition from in-house services will threaten growth

IBISWorld’s Video Postproduction Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry’s revenue growth will be hindered largely by industries that elect to perform basic postproduction services in-house
  • A growing field for this industry is the creation of content that can be viewed on different displays
  • The industry will benefit from new media outlets
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Following consumer disinterest in 3D film and shifting interest from TV to online content at the beginning of the five-year period to 2017, many studios have repositioned their client base toward the increasing number of online streaming services and advertisers that require editing services for their productions, boosting revenue for the Video Postproduction Services industry. While this new range of digital postproduction activities has created a pressing need for highly skilled postproduction teams that are familiar with new digital effects rendering, the market has simultaneously been flooded with professional editing software and increasingly affordable hardware... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Video Postproduction Services industry is characterized by a high number of small, specialist or niche service providers. The industry displays a low concentration of ownership, with the three largest companies estimated to contribute less than 25.0% of industry revenue in 2017. The industry is small-business oriented, and many operators are composed of a small group of specialists. Of the industry operators that maintain a taxable payroll, more than 85.0% have nine or fewer employees, while those with more than 500 employees account for just 0.9%. Over the past five years, market share concentration has remained relatively stable because of competing forces. In particular, movie and TV companies dealt with tighter budgets by hiring in-house postproduction specialists. As .. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Video Postproduction Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Video Postproduction Services Industry are

  • Development of a symbiotic relationship with another industry
  • Ability to manage external (outsourcing) contracts
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Internet traffic volume and Number of cable TV subscriptions in the Video Postproduction Services industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Video Postproduction Services Industry?

    The Video Postproduction Services industry includes businesses that prepare motion pictures for public distribution by performing editing, subtitling, closed captioning, animation and other special effects services. Companies that are involved in movie or television production and perform postproduction activities in-house are excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
    Linear and nonlinear editingVisual effects and animationFilm development and conversionColor correction and digital restorationSound editing and designDuplication
    Industry Activities
    Postprocessing video contentAudio editing (adding looping and sound effects)Adding closed captioning, subtitles or dubbingCreating and inserting graphics, animation or special effectsCreating creditsFormatting content for various media Receiving and incorporating feedback from test audiencesPromotional activitiesOperating film libraries (preserving and storing finished videos and stock footage)

    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
  • Internet traffic volume
  • Number of cable TV subscriptions
  • Total advertising expenditure
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Technological shifts
  • Mixed demand
  • Special effects, animation and aspect ratios
  • Profit sustained
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Digital demand
  • Technology’s impact on labor
  • Table: Video Postproduction Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Video Postproduction Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Television Production
  • Television Broadcasting
  • Cable Networks
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Linear and nonlinear editing
  • Visual effects and animation
  • Other
  • Film development and conversion
  • Color correction and digital restoration
  • Sound editing and design
  • Duplication
  • Chart: Video Postproduction Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • TV programmers
  • Advertising agencies
  • Other
  • Motion picture studios
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Video Postproduction Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Video Postproduction Services
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Video Postproduction Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Technicolor SA
  • Table: Technicolor SA - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Video Postproduction Services 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 Video Postproduction Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total advertising expenditure (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • A process that converts one film ratio to fit within the constraints of another.
  • Dubbing
  • Adding voice-over to characters in a different language than that in which the film was made.
  • Foley
  • Reproduction of everyday sounds for use in filmmaking to create a sense of reality within scenes.
  • Subtitling
  • Adding text in a language suitable for the country in which the film is to be exported.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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