Producer MUST READ – Theatrical Market Statistics 2013

  • Here are some movie statistics:Global box office for all films released in each country around the world reached $35.9 billion in 2013, up 4% over 2012’s total, due to increases in international ($25.0 billion) and U.S./Canada ($10.9 billion) box office. All international regions experienced growth in 2013. Chinese box office ($3.6 billion) grew by 27% in 2013,
    becoming the first international market to exceed $3 billion in box office.

    – In 2013, the Asia Pacific region ($11.1 billion) surpassed EMEA, and for the first time became the top region in international box office. International box office is up 33% over five years ago, driven by continued growth in international markets including China, Russia, and Mexico.

    – Over 80% of the world’s nearly 135,000 cinema screens are now digital

    – 2013 U.S./Canada box office was $10.9 billion, up 1% compared to $10.8 billion in 2012, and up 3% from five years ago. Despite an increase in films released in 3D (45), 3D box office ($1.8 billion) is down 1% from 2012.

    Here’s a very interesting read for Producers;

    http://www.mpaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/MPAA-Theatrical-Market-Statistics-2013_032514-v2.pdf