The summer months have always proved a challenging period for the video industry, so retailers hope the launch of the cross-studio Must See Movies: Musicals campaign in July will spark a surge in sales. Christopher Barrett reports.
The European Commission announced the launch of Lumiere VOD, a new, free directory that lists information about European films and their availability online in VOD services throughout the European Union.
Denmark’s video market continues to progress strongly, with total spend growing by 7% in 2018 to DKK 10.21 billion (US$1.53 billion), with SVoD driving growth. This has been supported by steady growth in the transactional digital market and robust EST growth, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Aquaman makes a splash at No. 1 in its first week on the Official Film Chart, outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined.
A fifth of Britons are still downloading or streaming films, TV shows or music illegally, despite the average Briton having access to two paid-for subscription accounts, such as Netflix, Spotify and Amazon Prime, according to research by www.MoneySavingHeroes.co.uk.