Commanding performance: Distributors have turned to acquiring content amid the transition to digital content

Operators in the Movie, TV and Video Production industry in Canada market and circulate video content to downstream exhibitors, including movie theatres, TV networks and retailers of physical media. The transition to digital content has diminished the relevance of content distributors as studios have increasingly undertaken distribution activities in-house. The ubiquity of digital content has presented opportunities and challenges for content distributors. Streaming platforms are able to provide a wide variety of content, presenting new opportunities for growth, especially as these outlets become increasingly popular among consumers. Bolstered by initiatives and the persistence of federal tax incentives for producers, the industry is expected to robustly more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Streaming platforms provide a variety of content, presenting opportunities for growth
  • Industry operators have historically benefited from government resources
  • Time-shifted viewing will become popular across programming genres
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Movie, TV and Video Production industry in Canada is currently in the growth stage of its life cycle, characterized by a rise of industry participation, growth rates that exceed the rise of the overall economy and a constantly changing range of products and services. Over the 10 years to 2024, industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.3%. Comparatively, Canadian GDP is anticipated to rise at an annualized rate of 1.7% during the same 10-year period. This indicates that the industry is growing quickly compared with the Canadian economy. Ove...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, in addition to products aimed specifically toward TV.

    Industry Products
  • English fictional TV production
  • French fictional TV production
  • English nonfictional TV production
  • French nonfictional TV production
  • Feature films
  • Digital video
  • Industry Activities
  • Securing financing for film, TV and video production
  • Producing film and TV programming
  • Publicizing film and TV productions
  • Distributing film and TV, 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 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
  • 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 fictional TV production
  • English nonfictional TV production
  • French nonfictional TV production
  • French fictional TV production
  • Feature films
  • Digital video
  • Chart: Movie, TV & Video Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Technology
  • International competition
  • Audiences

  • Major Markets
  • Foreign distribution
  • Conventional TV
  • Domestic box office
  • Other
  • Pay and specialty TV
  • Online platforms
  • 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
  • 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 (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Total advertising expenditure (2010-2024)

  • 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, such as owning upstream suppliers, or forward integration, such as owning downstream buyers.
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