Hit makers: Producers look to vertically integrate their operations to expand growth

Over the past five years, the Movie, Television and Video Production industry has grappled with securing provincial and federal funding in the form of tax credits. Many production companies have also been wary of allocating their budget toward convergent digital media, which involves streamlining products across numerous formats. Still, a strong domestic economy has bolstered industry revenue growth. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is forecast to grow as many production companies will likely become vertically integrated, thus including distribution and other postproduction services in their product portfolios...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The ubiquity of digital content has presented opportunities and challenges for content distributors
  • Provincial and federal budgetary issues have posed hurdles for operators to secure financing
  • The industry is expected to expand to fulfill a growing appetite for new television content
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Nonfiction television contentNonfiction television content is the industry's largest segment, generating an estimated 50.9% of revenue. Much of this segment represents content produced in-house by broadcasters, such as live news and sporting events. In addition, it includes documentary, lifestyle and variety programming. English productions account for 37.3% of industry revenue while French productions comprise 13.6%.There are several reasons that this segment accounts for a majority of the industry's revenue. First, much of the content in this segment is Canadian news and local programming, which does not experience competition from international media companies. Second, nonfiction programming is generally less expensive to produce. Acc...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry are

  • Effective cost controls
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Ability to manage external (outsourcing) contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Government expenditure and investment and Demand from tv broadcasting in the Movie, TV & Video Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry?

    Operators in this industry produce and distribute motion pictures and videos. This industry excludes third-party distributors and disc manufacturers, as well as products aimed specifically toward television.

    Industry Products
  • English fictional television production
  • French fictional television production
  • English nonfictional television production
  • French nonfictional television production
  • Other language television production
  • Feature films
  • Digital video
  • Industry Activities
  • Securing financing for film, television and video production
  • Producing film and television programming
  • Publicizing film and television productions
  • Distributing film and television (if the company is involved in all of the above)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Government expenditure and investment
  • Demand from tv broadcasting
  • Total advertising expenditure
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index
  • External competition for the Movie, TV and Video Production industry in Canada

  • Current Performance
  • Opportunities and challenges of digital content
  • Government funding
  • Downstream markets experience sluggish demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consumer cord cutting
  • New technology
  • Revived government support
  • Table: Movie, TV & Video Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Movie, TV & Video Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Distribution in Canada
  • Movie Theatres in Canada
  • TV Broadcasting in Canada
  • Cable Networks in Canada
  • Advertising Agencies in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Billboard & Outdoor Advertising in Canada
  • Commercial Leasing in Canada
  • IT Consulting in Canada
  • Music Publishing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • English nonfictional television production
  • English fictional television production
  • French nonfictional television production
  • French fictional television production
  • Feature films
  • Digital video
  • Other language television production
  • Chart: Movie, TV & Video Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Television networks
  • In-house broadcasters
  • Distributors
  • Online platforms
  • DVD and Blu-ray
  • Domestic theatres
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Movie, TV & Video Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Movie, TV & Video Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total advertising expenditure (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • An optical disc format designed to display high-definition video and store large amounts of data.
  • Pilot
  • The first episode of a new TV series that is produced to test its appeal on a network and its target audience. If it is received well, a series will be commissioned.
  • Ultraviolet (Uv)
  • A format that can involve a disc, or, alternatively, a download, that enables users to collect and access audiovisual content.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of backward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or forward integration (owning downstream buyers).
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