Organisation

Centre for Screen Business

Discussion paper

Why Australian producers should think more like distributors

In the main, Australia's feature film production sector consists of a loose collection of 'kitchen-table' operators, poorly capitalised, going from one project to the next. The distribution sector, by contrast, is in very good health. Why is this the case? What environmental conditions have created...
Briefing paper

Getting in the digital frame

This guide is designed to assist both new and established screen content producers in getting to grips with online distribution, audience dynamics and monetisation. The media world is undergoing a seismic shift, as audiences increasingly turn to online and interactive content. Meanwhile, media brands that...
Essay

Embracing innovation: a new methodology for feature film production in Australia

Do too many Australian films fall into a budgetary 'no-man's land' - not big enough to compete with the US studios, yet too big to stand a chance of commercial viability in a market flooded with independent films? This paper offers a ten-step plan for...
Report

The predictive power of Box office prophecy

Overall, Box office Prophecy is very successful. The data show that amazingly accurate predictions can be made. Ten or so participants between them often have enough information to accurately assign probabilities to each box office 'bucket' or possible outcome. The results leave no doubt that...
Report

The predictive power of Box office prophecy

Overall, Box office Prophecy is very successful. The data show that amazingly accurate predictions can be made. Ten or so participants between them often have enough information to accurately assign probabilities to each box office 'bucket' or possible outcome. The results leave no doubt that...