There may be several ways
to get into film distribution
but there are only a few
successful ways to get out
Written by Stephen J. Kerr & Sarah Nean Bruce
via ~ @BelAgeMedias #StephenJKerr @SKerrUSA #SarahNeanBruce @SarahNeanBruce
We wrote this piece for entertainment professionals who own a film and/or television content distribution business, because they know what challenges impact their businesses.
Challenges like lower revenue from foreign sales; disintermediation due to self- distribution; rising acquisition costs for quality productions; the need to invest earlier in films in order to lock up distribution rights; increased risk from foreign competitors, and more.
It has never been easy to be in the film distribution business, but lately the hurdles seem to be growing, and a clear path forward more challenging.