Over the past decade, the digital age has driven demand for visual entertainment and films delivered to households in a variety of new media and formats. Industry growth is linked to box office takings at cinemas and film distribution to free-to-air TV, pay-TV and other networks. However, sales and rentals of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs have decreased in recent years, with increased film piracy and web downloads increasing steadily to the industry's detriment.
The industry requires film and video distributors to have solid ties and agreements with local and international film libraries and producers to guarantee a steady flow of existing and new video product to clients.
This report relates to establishments that lease or wholesale motion pictures on film or video (DVD and Blu-ray) to cinemas for exhibition, to wholesalers and retailers for sale, to video rental stores, and to TV and pay-TV stations for public viewing. This industry also includes agents that lease and wholesale films and videos to organisations.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.