The Financial Model of the Audiovisual Industry
All audiovisual sectors are characterized by financial models which only in rare circumstances refer to intermediaries and to financial markets. Financial sources come from, primarily, public funds and from the pre-sales of copyrights to other businesses of the industry.
This chapter describes the most adopted models of negotiation of copyrights exploitation in the audiovisual industry, differentiating the television, film and web sectors. Being the financial sources correlated to pre-sales of future profits, the chapter analyses the different sales agreements between majors and broadcasters, and the distribution deals between distributors and independent producers.
KeywordsRevenue Sharing Television Product Direct Sale Package Deal Minimum Guarantee
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