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 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 48.6% of industry establishments in 2014-15 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 24.4% of industry establishments in 2014-15 and 26.5% of industry revenue. This is also due to distributors being close to high populations and retailers... purchase to read more