Distribution

‘Roma’ Drives Netflix to Break Its Own Rules About Theatrical Release – Indie Wire

October 31, 2018
‘Roma’ Drives Netflix to Break Its Own Rules About Theatrical Release – Indie Wire

Netflix clearly has changed the face of how we consume content. They pioneered the concept of “binge-watching” by releasing an entire season of episodes for a new series in one day. This drew viewers to their platform and created stickiness for the viewer who would then look for more content to “binge.” One of...
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CAA – Top Hollywood Talent Agency Looks to Expand Brand in China

April 27, 2017

China’s link with Hollywood is about to get even stronger. One of the biggest talent management firms in the world is setting up a new venture in Beijing. Creative Artists Agency, better known as CAA, which represents some of the world’s most famous names, is launching a new agency there, following others who have...
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Chinese Box Office Rescues Under-Performing US Films

April 25, 2017

Foreign films that perform poorly in the U.S. are getting a second lease on life in China. Movies that get distributed months after their release dates in the U.S. and elsewhere have found that the Chinese box office can sometimes double their profits. CGTN’s Phil Lavelle reports from Hollywood and speaks with Peter DeBruge...
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“Day and Date” Release Patterns, What is VOD’s Impact on the Distribution Timeline?

February 8, 2017
“Day and Date” Release Patterns, What is VOD’s Impact on the Distribution Timeline?

Release windows in content distribution are still a challenge for the exhibitor, distributor and filmmaker alike. The exhibitor wants exclusivity in the theatre for as long as possible so they can earn as much revenue before other platforms claim their share of the pie. The distributor and filmmaker want the film out in as...
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