Post a Job Join The Guild
Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
News: General

Exhibitor Exec Confronts Shortening Theatrical Windows

Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
Share |

From The Hollywood Reporter:

Regal Entertainment Group CEO Amy Miles on Monday talked up shortened theatrical windows that would see new movies released in homes sooner than within 90 days of a commercial release. But she warned against a premium VOD rollout that wasn't incremental for movie exhibitors and distributors alikeā€¦

"We both have very much aligned interests to make sure that ... changes happen in a manner where you try to find incremental revenues," Miles told investors. Streaming giant Netflix has changed the way movies get released, bringing them directly to consumer's homes without a theatrical release.

But she argued the theatrical experience is worth preserving, given 2015 and 2016 were record years for Hollywood box office, a feat likely to be repeated this year. "As long as we can find a solution that grows the overall pie, we think it could be good for the overall industry," said the exec.

- Read the full article at HollywoodReporter.com


ABOUT THE PGABECOME A MEMBERPRODUCERS CODE OF CREDITSPGA AWARDSPRODUCED BY CONFERENCEPRODUCED BY MAGAZINE