Operators in the Movie and Video Distribution industry market and circulate video content to downstream exhibitors, including movie theatres, television networks and retailers of physical media. Over the past five years, the transition to digital content has diminished the relevance of content distributors, as studios increasingly undertake distribution activities in-house. The digital transition is expected to mature over the five years to 2021. During this time, aggregate demand for television and film content will increase, enabling greater demand for distribution services. However, more pronounced revenue growth will be inhibited by strong external competition from internal distribution departments.
This industry primarily circulates audiovisual works to cinemas, TV networks, other exhibitors and stores. The industry excludes movie and TV distributors that are also involved in audiovisual content production and retailers; rental stores and merchant wholesalers that distribute prerecorded physical media; and music distributors.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.