Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report

Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -3.4%

Operators in the Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry have faced difficult operating conditions over the past five years. The increasing digitisation of media has changed the way that visual entertainment and films are delivered to households and shifted the industry's operating landscape. The industry's performance is influenced by box office takings at cinemas and demand for films from 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 has remained a considerable problem. 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 c...
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Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operators in the Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry are anticipated to continue facing difficult conditions over the next five years. Demand from DVD and Blu-ray Disc sellers is projected to continue falling, limiting industry revenue growth. However, demand from cinemas and subscription video on demand (SVOD) services is expected to increase over the period. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Digital downloads SVOD services are relatively new to Australia, with Netflix and Stan launching in XXX, and Amazon Prime Video in XXX. However, these services have become extremely popular, with over half of Australia's population expected to have access...
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Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 253
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,800

Biggest companies in the Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia industry include Village Roadshow Limited, Warner Bros Entertainment Australia Pty Limited and Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia Pty Limited.

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What is Motion Picture and Video Distribution industry?

Industry Definition

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 distribute video products via digital media.

Industry Products and Services

  • G rated films and TV shows
  • PG rated films and TV shows
  • M rated films and TV shows
  • MA15+ rated films and TV shows
  • Films and TV shows with other classifications

Industry Activities

  • Film distribution
  • Motion picture leasing to cinemas
  • Motion picture distribution to TV networks
  • DVD and Blu-ray distribution to retail and rental outlets
  • Television program distribution

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Industry Definition

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 distribute video products via digital media.

Main Activities

  • Film distribution
  • Motion picture leasing to cinemas
  • Motion picture distribution to TV networks
  • DVD and Blu-ray distribution to retail and rental outlets
  • Television program distribution

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Many industry goods are sold to final consumers via retailers. A decrease in retail demand for DVDs and Blu-ray Discs negatively affects revenue for the M...
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Demand from video game, dvd and recorded music retailing
Demand from cinemas
Demand from television broadcasting
Demand from internet publishing and broadcasting

Current Performance

Profit and demand
Cinema box office
Rental versus retail
Online piracy
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Traditional markets
Industry structure
 Table: Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Department Stores in Australia
Video Game, DVD and Recorded Music Retailing in Australia
Cinemas in Australia
Video and DVD Hire Outlets in Australia
Free-to-Air Television Broadcasting in Australia
Pay Television in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Motion Picture and Video Production in Australia






Products & Services

The main products supplied by the industry are movies and TV shows. These are segmented according to the revenue generated from each classification rating...
Subscription video on demand providers
Television broadcasters
Retailers
Video and DVD hire outlets and other markets


Demand Determinants

Demand for film distribution is derived from five main markets: cinemas, free-to-air TV and pay TV, video rental stores, retailers selling DVDs and Blu-ra...
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Major Markets

Subscription video on demand providers
Television broadcasters
Retailers
Video and DVD hire outlets and other markets



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

Market share concentration measures the extent to which the top four players dominate an industry. The Motion Picture and Video Distributors industry exhi...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Village Roadshow Limited (VRL) is a major cinema operator, film distributor and theme park operator in Australia, with a growing presence in the United St...
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Village Roadshow

 Table: Village Roadshow - financial performance

Warner Bros Entertainment

 Table: Warner Bros Entertainment - financial performance

Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

 Table: Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment - financial performance

Capital Intensity

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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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HIGH DEFINITION (HD)

PIRACY

SELL-THROUGH

STANDARD DEFINITION (SD)

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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