Media Clips

Media Clips blogs provide insight on all things entertainment. We highlight topics in digital media, advertising and film to keep you informed on issues affecting the entertainment industry.

March 2018

What Makes A Film Successful in China?

By | March 15, 2018|Categories: Media Clips|

Hollywood filmmakers are continually searching for ways to promote their films to an international audience.  A big focus is on China, the world’s second largest theatrical market. However, the Chinese film market seems to be particularly challenging to understand.  One of the latest examples is Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which made only $42 million [...]

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February 2018

January 2018

Who is Watching the Subdistributors?

By | January 18, 2018|Categories: Media Clips|

All major and mini studios utilize some form of subdistribution.  In the foreign markets, a number of studios (mostly minis) only use subdistributors, and some minis use subdistributors in the domestic market as well.  In many cases, the studios look for subdistribution relationships in certain territories based on various factors, such as financial (major studios [...]

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December 2017

Will MoviePass Bring Moviegoers Back to Theaters?

By | December 14, 2017|Categories: Media Clips|

With the new age of digital streaming and an abundant amount of on-demand content available for  24/7 consumption, many consumers have opted to stay at home on a Friday night binging on television series and movies as opposed to the traditional theater viewing experience.  One attempt to draw moviegoers back into theater seats is the [...]

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November 2017

5 Things That Keep Independent TV and Motion Picture Production Companies Up At Night

By | November 30, 2017|Categories: Media Clips|

By Ilan Haimoff (Partner, Green Hasson Janks) and Jonathan Blinderman Cash Flow Management The complexity of the business and the its volatile nature can make it a challenge to predict the timing of license fees, tax credits and other cash receipts. Additionally, CFOs must manage expectations of profit participants, investors, vendors, consultants and subcontractors. Unexpected expenses [...]

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An Inside Look At Today’s Movie Business

By | November 9, 2017|Categories: Media Clips|

Click here to listen to Green Hasson Janks Partner Ilan Haimoff and USC Associate Professor of Cinema Practice Jason E. Squire discuss globalization, independent distribution and other key trends impacting the film industry. They will also discuss key findings from the Fourth Edition of The Movie Business Book.  

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The 5 Top Emerging Licensing and Brand Promotion Growth Areas for the Entertainment Industry

By | November 2, 2017|Categories: Media Clips|

By Danny Simon (CEO, The Licencing Group LTD) and Ilan Haimoff (Partner, Green Hasson Janks) Film And Television Brand Integration And Cross Promotion Opportunities With more and more subscribers and viewers skipping commercials on their or similar technologies, advertisers are looking for new and creative ways to get their brand recognition and message across to [...]

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October 2017

California State University Entertainment Alliance and Inspiring Future Leaders

By | October 16, 2017|Categories: Media Clips|

Did you know that Gwen Stefani, Eva Longoria, Jeffrey Tambor, Annette Bening, Kathleen Kennedy, Peter Casey, Steven Spielberg, among many other leaders in the entertainment industry, graduated from a CSU campus? CSU continues to foster and develop the next generation of leaders in our entertainment industry. As a CSUN graduate and a member of the [...]

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