Friday, May 13, 2011

Movie Theater Economics

The cost of going to the movies has changed today dramatically when compared to 20 years ago.  Here is some interesting data that was compiled by our team recently that provides some valuable insight into the economics of the transaction.  This could also be a key driver in the trend to home theater the experience.  No doubt technology has played an important part in that trend as well with the advent of affordable large screen home theater electronics and sound.  If you cannot read the fine print, check the full graphic on our site here.

A previous post in this blog referenced an article featured in the USA Today that discussed the rise of home theater environments here in the US.  Their popularity continues to soar and the desire from enthusiasts to create the authentic theater experience has not subsided.

So, with that in mind, how much does it cost to have your own home theater?  It really is not as bad as you might think.

Certainly offers some food for thought??

Monday, May 9, 2011

Director's Rate of Return

This article provided some interesting analysis on some director's budgets and the revenue earned on their movies.  It shows how certain director's seem to have the midas touch when it comes to generating a return in the movie industry which is notoriously tough to succeed in.  This is just one director but some others can be found here: Director's Return