Category Archives: Insights

2020: The Year of Growth for AVOD

    2019 was the year of SVoD (Subscription supported Video on Demand), from surging subscriber bases, significant platform launches and increased competition. Now, early industry forecasts are predicting this is the year for AVoD (Advertising supported Video on Demand). AVoD – Ad based VoD is a free for consumer service, providing streaming content supported by advertisements.

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    Cinema, Streaming and The Paris Theater

      In a very unexpected move, the company that was build from seeing movies in the comfort of your own home, has bought and established their first official theater. The Paris Theater, an iconic and well-established picture-house in Manhattan recently closed back in August after 70 years in the business. Netflix stepped in this month to

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      Going Global – Expanding your Business Overseas

        When developing your business, every stage of its growth can be fraught with challenge, compromise and difficulty, but ultimately and hopefully success. One of the biggest successes can come from making the leap from being national to international – going global. On face-value, it can seem a daunting task, establishing a base in a different

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        How to Get the Best From Your CV

          The job application process is never easy, at any stage of your career. What is often the case, perhaps ironically, is that those at the top end of the career ladder can find it more difficult to move from their position. This may be because the talent pool is smaller but more contested, or the

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          Podcasts: The New Mainstream

            Podcasts are on the rise, the platform that was relatively unknown less than a 5 years ago, is now becoming a major powerhouse and competitor to legacy media. The media has been enjoying a sharp and influential rise over the last few years, with little signs of this changing any time soon. To get an

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            Radio Rebound – A View on the Market

              Radio is a robust and long-lasting medium, it predates film, it’s versatile and ever-changing. It’s hard to imagine radio ever going away, and much like film, it can be as proactive and reactive as you want. It can be simple background noise, long-form narrative or interactive games. It’s unique. Yet, some are starting to whisper

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              Market Innovation and the Impact of Virtual Reality

                Innovation is crucial in this industry, it keeps the wheel turning bringing fresh ideas, technology and talent. In film, the introduction of digital cameras led to an explosion of creativity. It allowed filmmakers to explore visual storytelling in a way unthinkable before. There was a mass effect from this, changing the blockbuster forever. Then, in

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                The Age of Digital: How Digital Transformation is Driving the Market

                  In the Media and Entertainment Industry, the opportunity to futureproof your business is higher than ever. With audiences shifting the way they engage with media,  55% of households in the US now using paid streaming services, there is a race for adopting new and iterating old technology and brands. We spoke with Múirne Laffan, former

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                  2019: The Year of the Candidate for Senior Execs

                    In a series of reviews from key industry reports detailing the number of permanent placements across the UK, times seem more challenging to move roles. The knowledge can appear daunting, moving positions is already a stressful challenge and there are many hurdles to face. This is especially true for senior executives where the number of

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                    Classic Film in an SVoD Age

                      Viewing video content has never been easier with access on smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and computers. Has our relationship to Classic or archive film changed as our watching habits and sources of video content diversified? Crucially, has there been a shift in our relationship with Classic Film brought on by the popular and prominent SVoD

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