Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Motion Picture and Video Production industry is a high-risk venture for investors, with approximately one in every 15 films produced breaking even financially. Recently, new Federal Government film incentives, including for TV productions, have been boosting industry growth. However, the film production revival relies on the availability of risk capital and investment funds, which had dried up during the global financial crisis. Demand from film distributors, cinemas, network TV and pay-TV stations for film products is vital to industry performance. Similarly, demand from advertising agencies for commercial production is essential... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
While past industry growth was largely driven by TV production activity, several large-budget feature film productions as well as steady demand for advertising commercials and corporate videos are now contributing to industry revenue. The industry's future is more certain, as film finance and risk capital rise again. However, industry performance remains sensitive to ongoing government funds, tax deductions, support and incentives, and the ability to incorporate international co-production treaties with various major film production countries, including the United States and Europe.
Significant ownership changes have occurred among some of the top industry operators over the five years through 2012-13... purchase to read more