Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past decade, the digital age has driven demand for visual entertainment and films delivered to households in a variety of new media and formats. Industry growth is linked to box office takings at cinemas and film distribution to free-to-air TV, pay-TV and other networks. However, combined sales and rentals of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs have decreased since 2008-09, with increased film piracy and web downloads increasing steadily to the industry's detriment.
The industry requires film and video distributors to have solid ties and agreements with local and international film libraries and producers to guarantee a steady flow of existing and new video products to clients... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The major film and video distributors operate nationally and tend to be concentrated in New South Wales, which is estimated to account for 50.9% of industry establishments in 2013-14 and 46.1% of industry revenue. Distributors in New South Wales benefit from economies of scale through operating across Australia and being located within a high proportion of the population and customer markets such as retailers. Industry activity is also high in Victoria, which is estimated to account for 26.8% of industry establishments in 2013-14 and 27.1% of industry revenue. This is also due to distributors being close to high populations and retailers... purchase to read more