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Film Entertainment Worldwide

Summary.... This report, based on AMR's proprietary model of film entertainment revenue by pipeline, provides a joint AMR/Screen Digest analysis of the major studios' worldwide film revenue from theaters, home video, TV networks, and video-on-demand. It covers each revenue stream in light of recent results and major initiatives.

Worldwide, people are watching more films than ever, and so are investors. In the years from 2004 to 2007 private-equity investors placed a $10 billion bet on studio profitability. Film Entertainment Worldwide: The Private Equity Era provides an assessment of how much each revenue pipeline will contribute going forward to the kind of revenue growth that will pay off for private investors and keep them interested in funding the production of Hollywood's movies.

IN THE REPORT:
This report, based on AMR's proprietary model of film entertainment revenue by pipeline, provides a joint AMR/Screen Digest analysis of the major studios' worldwide film revenue from theaters, home video, TV networks, and video-on-demand. It covers each revenue stream in light of recent results and major initiatives including:

  • The strong box office year of '07
  • The challenging year for home video
  • The victory of Blu-ray and the end of the high definition format war
  • The debut of the $3.99 iPod movie rental
  • The continued strength of online subscription rental
  • The launch of Hulu and the prospects for ad-supported movies on the Internet
  • The rebound of major studio film performance in several key international markets
  • Comprehensive Review of All Revenue Streams

Film Entertainment Worldwide: The Private Equity Era is 80 pages long and includes 47 charts and tables. Published in April '08, it provides historical revenue and projections to 2011 for all film entertainment revenue streams: theatrical, packaged media retail, packaged media rental, cable/DBS/telco & Internet VOD, pay TV, and free TV. It includes a discussion of recent initiatives by pipeline and the impact on sequential window revenue.

Complete Worldwide Film Revenue Report & First-Ever Cost Analysis
Today the international markets account for 51% of the U.S. major studios' feature film revenue, but that revenue contribution varies significantly by revenue stream. Film Entertainment Worldwide: The Private Equity Era not only reviews the current situation in the U.S., but includes data and analysis from international markets provided by the experts at Screen Digest. As a result, this report provides the most accurate and complete estimates of worldwide film entertainment performance available anywhere. The report also includes AMR's estimates of the real cost of making motion pictures today, including private equity fund contributions to financing that the MPA's cost estimates ignore.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Index to Figures
Executive Summary
I. Overview
Private Equity Changes the Financing Game
Looking Ahead: Will Revenue Growth Return?
II. Theatrical
The U.S. Market.
The International Market
VI. Packed Media Sell-Through
The U.S. Market
The International Market
V. Packaged Media Rental
The U.S Market
The International Market.
VII. Video-On-Demand
The U.S. Market.
The International Market
IV. Pay TV
The U.S. Market
The International Market.
III. Free TV
The U.S. Market.
The International Market
Appendix

TABLES AND CHARTS
Executive Summary
Worldwide Major Studio Feature Film Revenue
Revenue From Worldwide Film Markets: % Change In 2007 vs. 2006
I. Overview
Global Revenue Net of Upfront Costs
Average Annual Negative Expenses for MPA Films
Private Equity-Driven Film Slate Funding By Year 2004-2007
Studio Revenue From Film Entertainment
II. Theatrical
U.S. Studio Theatrical Revenue by Year
U.S. Admissions v. Box Office Revenue: The Past 50 Years
Domestic $300-Million-Plus Box Office Winners
Number of Top Titles by U.S. Box Office
U.S. Studio Theatrical Revenue from Top Ten International Markets
U.S. Studio Theatrical Revenue Per Household
Theatrical Admissions: Japan
Theatrical Admissions: UK
Theatrical Admissions: Germany
Theatrical Admissions: International Growth markets
III. Packaged Media Video Retail
% Worldwide Film Entertainment by Revenue
U.S. Studio Video Retail Revenue by Year
DVD vs. Blu-Ray Buy Rates
DVD vs. BD Penetration of U.S. Households
Top Ten International Markets: U.S. Studio Video Retail Revenue
International Sell-Through Revenue by Format
Retail Revenue % Change 2006 v. 2007
IV. Packaged Media Video Rental
Worldwide Video Rental: A Shrinking Slice of a Growing Market
U.S. Studio Video Rental Revenue by Year
U.S. Rental Spending by Type
DVD's Impact On Studio Rental Revenue
Average Studio Revenue Per Rental Unit
International Rental Revenue to U.S. Majors
2007 Video Revenue: Rental v. Sell-Through
Top Ten International Markets: U.S. Studio Rental Revenue
V. Video-On-Demand
2007 Total A La Carte Revenue
U.S. Majors - Studio VOD Revenue by Year
Proprietary Network Revenue by Type
2007 Monthly Movie Buy Rates - U.S
U.S. On-Demand Studio Revenue
Internet VOD Film Spending
Top Ten International Markets: U.S. Studio On-Demand Revenue
VOD Spending vs. Major Studio Revenue Per TV HH
International On-Demand Movie Revenue
WW Movie Downloads/Streams Per Year
Broadband Penetration of TV Households: Western Europe
VI. Pay TV
2007 Pay TV Revenue
U.S. Majors - Studio Pay TV Revenue by Year
U.S. Pay TV Revenue Growth Rates
U.S. Pay TV Revenue by Type
Top Ten Markets: Pay TV $ Per Household
Total Pay TV Penetration
Top Ten International Markets: U.S. Studio Pay TV Revenue
IPTV Subscribers: Europe 2007
VII. Free TV
U.S. Majors - Free TV Revenue by Year
U.S. Major Studios Free TV Revenue by Type
Top Ten International Markets: U.S. Studio Free TV Revenue
2007 Free TV Revenue per Household
Appendix
Feature Film Revenue to U.S. Major Studios: History - 1997 to 2004
Feature Film Revenue to U.S. Major Studios: History & Projections - 2005 to 2011
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