As previously reported, 'Despicable Me 2,' the follow-up to 2010's 'Despicable Me,' dominated home entertainment sales in 2013, including ranking No. 1 for five consecutive weeks (through Jan. 12) as the country’s top-selling DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
A PricewaterhouseCoopers survey found that 38% of 1,000 respondents said they would be interested in using Bitcoin for downloading or streaming TV shows or movies, and 39% said they would be interested in using it for buying movie or sporting event tickets.
A new report from professional services firm Ernst & Young finds that digital leaders in the entertainment industry are willing to take more risks than non-entertainment executives, and deal with short-term revenue losses in the hopes of long-term digital growth.
Phase 4 Films has acquired ESI Distribution, in addition to signing a Canadian distribution agreement with The Criterion Collection. Combined with last month’s distribution agreement with Shout! Factory, Phase 4 continues to up its stock as a top content distributor.