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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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-4.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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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 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. For every dollar invested in buildings, vehicles and equipment, an average of $11.30 will be required for wage costs in 2015-16. 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 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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