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Movie & Video Distribution in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Movie & Video Distribution in the US

The Movie and Video Distribution industry is undergoing a digital revolution. In addition to increasing external competition, diminishing demand for DVDs and slow growth in downstream markets such as movie theaters, have negatively affected industry performance. As movie and TV production increases over the next five years, demand for content distribution provided by the industry will also grow. Likewise, demand for video is projected to rise, as mobile devices and greater internet connectivity make television and movie content more accessible to viewers. However, increasing external competition from studios, which will continue to manage and distribute content in-house, will limit revenue growth.

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 industry does not include in-house distribution departments.

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.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Percentage of services conducted online
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table RLJ Entertainment (US movie and video distribution segment) – financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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