Overview

Rolling out the red carpet: The industry has focused on premium offerings to increase revenue

IBISWorld’s Cinemas 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Firms have focused on offering a premium cinema experience, boosting average ticket prices
  • Cinema operators face significant competition from consumers downloading or streaming films
  • Profitability will rise as cost savings come from cheaper digital technology film distribution

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Cinemas industry is in a state of flux. Cinema operators face intense competition from other sources of entertainment, such as video streaming services, and from internet film piracy. However, increases in household discretionary income and expenditure on recreation and culture over the past five years have helped offset competition from internet downloads. Industry firms have upgraded projectors and sound systems to digital and 3D, and responded to intense competition through diversification and product innovation. For example, major players have focused on offering a premium cinema experience, boosting average ticket prices. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.7 billion. This includes projected growth of 1.1%...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Industry concentration measures the extent to which the top four players dominate an industry. The top four operators in the Cinemas industry are estimated to account for just over 70.0% of industry revenue in 2016-17. This concentration level has increased in the past five years as the industry's three largest players have expanded through new cinema sites, additional screens and growth in food and beverage revenue. However, demand remains strong for independent cinemas, while rural and regional areas are constrained by geographic influences and continue to account for a large proportion of industry revenue.

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    Additional Insights for the Cinemas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cinemas Industry are

  • Easy access for customers
  • Access to the latest available cinema technology
  • Market research and understanding
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    Industry Products

    What is the Cinemas Industry?

    The Cinemas industry includes companies that are involved in screening commercial motion pictures from film or videotape. The industry includes independent and chain operators, and single-screen and multi-screen multiplexes.

    Industry Products
    Film screenings
    Food and beverages
    Screen advertising
    Other products and services
    Industry Activities
    Cinema operation
    Drive-in theatre operation
    Film or video festival operation
    Motion picture screening and theatre operation
    Newsreel theatre operation
    Multiplex cinema operation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Internet connections
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Average weekly hours worked
  • Demand from motion picture and video production

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Cinemas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cinemas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Advertising Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Liquor Wholesaling
  • Motion Picture and Video Distribution
  • Motion Picture and Video Production
  • Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Film screenings
  • Food and beverages
  • Other products and services
  • Screen advertising
  • Chart: Cinemas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 14 to 24
  • People aged 35 to 49
  • People aged 25 to 34
  • People aged 50 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cinemas Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cinemas

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cinemas Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Event Hospitality & Entertainment LimitedVillage Roadshow LimitedAuholdco1 Pty LimitedReading Entertainment Australia Pty Limited
  • Table: Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Village Roadshow Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Auholdco1 Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Reading Entertainment Australia Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cinemas Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Cinemas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Blockbuster
  • A popular film that is released across 400 or more cinema screens and generates substantial box office takings.
  • Digital Screens
  • Screens equipped to exhibit films in digital format and sound.
  • Dolby Sr-D
  • A matrix encoded four-track stereo used in new digital theatres.
  • Multiplex
  • A large cinema complex with four or more screens.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    The Cinemas market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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