BÂM ARTICLE-CAPITALIZING ON OVER-THE-TOP CONTENT DEMAND

Here is the latest in our ongoing series of discussions about the state of the global Indie movie & television industry.  In this piece, we wanted to help our indie TV & film producer / distributor business associates better understand current OTT opportunities.

We recently interviewed several of our OTT-channel business associates to get the inside scoop on how to capitalize on over-the-top content.

BÂM ARTICLE-FRESH THINKING ABOUT FILM ASSET VALUATIONS

If you think that the value of your movie and documentary film library 
remains the same year to year, think again.

 Here is the latest in our ongoing series of discussions about the state of the global Indie movie industry. 


We had a conversation the other day with a prospective new client about the value of a motion picture library that they were looking to acquire – and the comparative value of the company that owns those films. That conversation reminded us how outmoded the thinking is for many entertainment professionals who see the value of their film assets as unchanging.

BÂM ARTICLE-VALUING A SINGLE FILM OR ENTIRE FILM LIBRARY (Updated)

Updated recommendations to
companies who might wonder
how to value their films or libraries. 

Stephen Kerr, has been an appraiser of film and television properties for more than 25 years. He recently finished the valuation of three more film libraries for the owners/distributors of those titles. In 2014, he published an article while consulting with a number of film sales agencies and distributors about the challenges they were facing.

​In 2017, he updated that piece.

If you want to buy or sell all the rights to a film, you do not necessarily have to call an appraisal company to arrive at a fairly accurate value of the property.

In 2017, he updated that piece after interviewing six of the top independent feature and documentary distributors about the importance of making Minimum Guarantees (MG RISKS & REWARDS), and the overall status of the film/television distribution industry today.

Here is how to do it in FOUR STEPS.