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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Movie & Video Production

Overview of the U.S. Movie & Video Production Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Movie & Video Production: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Movie & Video Production industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Distribute Audiovisual Works

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Distribute - Motion Picture Films

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Distribute - Television Programming

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Distribute - Other Audiovisual Works

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Exhibit, Broadcast, Or Rent Feature Films (Include ""Revenue-Sharing"" Agreements.)

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To - Exhibit Feature Films

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To - Broadcast Feature Films On Television

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To - Rent Feature Films To The Home Video Market

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To Broadcast Or Rent Television And Cable Programming (Include ""Revenue-Sharing"" Agreements.)

Licensing Of Domestic Rights To - Broadcast Television Or Cable Programming (Television Program Rights)

Licensing Of International Rights To Distribute Audiovisual Works

Licensing Of International Rights To Distribute - Motion Picture Films

Licensing Of International Rights To Distribute - Television Programming

Licensing Of International Rights To Exhibit, Broadcast, Or Rent Audiovisual Works (Include ""Revenue-Sharing"" Agreements.)

Licensing Of International Rights To Exhibit, Broadcast, Or Rent - Television Programming

Contract Production Services For Audiovisual Works

Contract Production Services - Motion Picture Films

Contract Production Services - Television Programming

Contract Production Services - Commercials

Contract Production Services - Other Audiovisual Works

Outright Sale Of Audiovisual Works

Sale Of Copies Of Audiovisual Works To The Wholesale, Retail, And Rental Markets

Production Support Services For Audiovisual Works

Postproduction Services For Audiovisual Works

Audiovisual Works Sold Directly To The Consumer

Audiovisual Works Sold Directly To The Consumer - Download Of Electronic Media

Merchandise Licensing - Domestic And International

Rental Or Lease Of Goods And/Or Equipment

Rental Of Equipment For Motion Picture And Video Production (Include Cameras, Lighting, Sound Recording Equipment.)

All Other Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Movie & Video Production by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Movie & Video Production company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Movie & Video Production industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Movie & Video Production measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 19%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 18%
Actors 9%
Producers and Directors 9%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers 12%
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 7%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 12%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 11%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 10%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 9%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 15%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 13%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 11%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 11%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Retail Sales Workers 5%
Cashiers 5%
Cashiers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Movie & Video Production Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Suite Spot trademarks "SUITE SPOT S" - Video production services - 12/29/2017
  • Nathan Love trademarks "NATHAN LOVE" - Animation production services; Entertainment media production services for motion pictures, television and Internet; Entertainment services in the nature of development, creation, production and post-production services of multimedia entertainment content; Entertainment services - 04/19/2016
  • Ten Stories trademarks "TEN STORIES" - Video production services - 11/18/2014
  • Broadcast International raises $15 million in funding. - 06/22/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Broadcast International13
    Original Productions
    Central City Productions

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Ramsey Business Is On The Cutting Edge Of Ultra HD Video - ... works with the latest in video production and editing equipment to create 4K and 3D videos. The company has an editing facility that supports 4K High Dynamic Range video, rivaled only by video that is shown in movie theaters. "We shot and edited 4K ... (01/10/2018)
    • Thinking About Filming a Movie? Watch This First - Austin McConnell's video about the creation of his 2013 feature film ... Even in Hollywood, an astounding percentage of movies with production budgets from $5M to $150M are a total failure and aren't even released, as marketing costs would add another ... (01/10/2018)
    • ‘Krypton’ Producers On Why They Chose To Film In The United Kingdom - Krypton, the new DC series debuting on Syfy in March, is taking a different approach to its production. While most of DC’s other series are filmed in Vancouver, the producers opted out of that location and decided to move across the pond and film in the ... (01/10/2018)
    • Video company gives behind-the-scenes look at Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s football team - Ingalls Pictures, a Grand Rapids area video production company located at 40 Pearl Street ... “I actually referenced some old tracks from the original Blade Runner movie - the soundtrack for it based on rolling synthesizers because I felt it carried ... (01/10/2018)
    • BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch Talks About Company’s Move Into Film and TV (EXCLUSIVE) - The film is the first feature-length documentary project from ... Actually, 3-4 years ago we tried to make a big move to buy Eagle Rock [Entertainment, a large video-production company specializing in concert films and music docs] and at the last minute ... (01/10/2018)
    • David S. Goyer Offers an Update on the Green Lantern Movie - a live-action adaptation of the video game, Deus Ex, which the duo have been teasing since 2013, or a new project entirely. That Hashtag Show reports Sony’s Silver Sable/Black Cat movie, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, begins production March 5th ... (01/10/2018)
    • Video: First trailer premieres for Oklahoma-made cinematic horror sequel 'Hellraiser: Judgment' - It's a blood-red letter day for horror movie fans, as the long-awaited trailer for the Oklahoma ... year as the title character in Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre's phenomenal production of "Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play," plays Pinhead in "Judgment." (01/10/2018)
    • Van Halen Documentary Film Is In The Works - (hennemusic) Bassist Michael Anthony has confirmed that a documentary about his former band, Van Halen, is in production. Few details about the ... Cameraman John on the left worked video camera on our monsters of rock tour with AC/DC in Europe!" (01/09/2018)
    • Area crew produces professional music video for NC singer-songwriter John T. Woodall - The more people who support artists enable us to keep doing what we do.” Additionally, the video crew said they would like to grow local film production interests in the coming year. (01/08/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $42,520,672 on Movie & Video Production. It has awarded 919 contracts to 179 companies, with an average value of $237,546 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Motion picture and video production, Motion picture production, Films, motion picture production, Music video production, Video production, Television commercial production, Film studios producing films, Motion picture studios, producing motion pictures, Motion picture production and distribution, Television show production, Motion picture and video production and distribution, Animated cartoon production and distribution, Movie production and distribution, Video production and distribution, Commercials, television, production, motion picture production and distribution, Music video production and distribution, Instructional video production, Animated cartoon production, Program producing, etc.

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