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Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Motion Picture and Video Distribution Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5512 | Mar 2016

Closing scene: Falling demand for Blu-ray Discs and DVDs continues the industry's decline

IBISWorld’s Motion Picture and Video Distribution market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-4.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
2,950
Businesses
261
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The rise of the digital age has changed the way that visual entertainment and films are delivered to households, with a variety of new media and formats changing the industry's operating landscape. Industry performance is linked to box office takings at cinemas, and film distribution to free-to-air TV, pay TV and other networks. Combined sales and rentals of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs have decreased over the past five years while film piracy and web downloads have increased steadily, to the industry's detriment.

Film and video distributors need to have solid agreements with local and international film libraries and producers to guarantee a steady flow of video products for clients. Keeping up with technological advancement is also important... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry has declined over the past five years. Declines in industry revenue have come about due to weak DVD demand, lower retail prices and increased film piracy. However, declines have been mitigated through links with existing and emerging digital media and strong demand for visual products in a range of formats, including 3-D. The industry receives revenue from licensing fees paid by cinemas, sales and rentals of DVD and Blu-ray Discs, the distribution of films to free-to-air TV and pay-TV stations, and supply of films to legal and approved streaming video on-demand (VOD) websites.

Steady revenue falls

Industry revenue is expected to decline by 3.6% in 2015-16, as DVD retail sales and rentals fall... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Motion Picture and Video Distribution Industry?

Firms in the industry lease or wholesale motion pictures on film or video (i.e. DVD and Blu-ray Disc) to cinemas for exhibition, to wholesalers and retailers for sale, to video rental stores, and to TV and pay-TV stations for public viewing. Firms in the industry acquire the distribution rights for motion pictures and videos. The industry also includes agents that lease and wholesale films and videos to organisations, and distributes video products via digital media.

Industry Products
G rated films and TV showsPG rated films and TV showsM rated films and TV showsMA15+ rated films and TV showsR18+ rated filmsX18+ rated filmsRC (refused classification) films
 
Industry Activities
Film distributionMotion picture leasing to cinemasMotion picture distribution to TV networksDVD and Blu-ray distribution to and rental outletsTelevision program distribution


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