SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Liz McMillan, Kevin Benedict, Gilad Parann-Nissany

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Research and Markets: Digital Film/Video Acquisition & Post Report

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Digital Film/Video Acquisition & Post Report" report to their offering.

The authors have just conducted a survey among digital film & video facilities worldwide. The survey was undertaken with the Digital Cinema Society.

Issues Facing the Industry

  • Future economical availability of Film as an acquisition format
  • Shrinking Budgets and Schedules requiring everything to be delivered faster and cheaper
  • Lack of technical standards
  • Loss of archival material or shifting formats so that your work may not be around for future generations
  • Shrinking attention span of the audience
  • Job competition; too many qualified people for any given position
  • Consolidation of media conglomerates squeezing out the Independents
  • Piracy of content robbing rights holders of profiting from their investments
  • Proliferation of surveys
  • Declining Equipment Reliability
  • Obsolescence and Limited Life-cycle of Gear

Type of productions associated with

  • Studio Feature
  • Independent Feature
  • Broadcast TV(Series, MOW, or Specials)
  • Cable TV
  • Internet / Web Series
  • Music Videos
  • Commercials
  • Documentaries
  • Other

Computer Platforms Used

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • Other

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