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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 | Feb 2015

Roll credits: Weak demand, low prices and increased piracy have contributed to long-term 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 10-15
-5.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
3,010
Businesses
267
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past decade, 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 Investment Chapter

The capital intensity level outlines the amount of capital used in the industry compared with labour costs. To calculate the capital intensity level, wages and depreciation from the industry cost structure are used as proxies for labour and capital, respectively. In 2014-15, depreciation is expected to account for 0.8% of industry revenue, with wages at 11.2%. These show that for every dollar invested in buildings, vehicles and equipment, an average of $13.98 will be required for wage costs in 2014-15. This indicates the industry has a low capital intensity level.

The industry has a high component of film rental, license and royalty fees in its cost structure due to the nature of film distribution and the need to have a significant library... 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 television showsPG-rated films and television showsM15+ films and television showsMA15+ films and television showsR18+ filmsX18+ 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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