Recent articles on the Film Data Blog
Each week I look at a different film industry topic, focusing on the data and
statistics to reveal what’s really going on.
Last week, I looked at how jobs in the film industry have shifted over the past two decades. Today, I am turning to a related topic, that of trainees and apprentices. These are programmes for new entrants to the industry in which they receive hands-on training and support while they learn the ropes. They are […]
Earlier this year, I looked at how many people work on a film, and how that figure has shifted over time (up from around 200 in the year 2000 to around 300 today). This prompted a number of readers to get in contact to ask about the changes in more detail. i.e. which jobs were […]
Last week, I looked at the connection between the quality of a movie and the price of a copy on digital platforms. I found that quality (as measured by IMDb score) doesn’t matter for the first few years of release but after a decade, we can see a clear correlation. This link wasn’t strong enough […]
There are very few products in the world where quality does not affect the price. And yet, when you go to the cinema, the ticket price is unconnected to the quality of the movie you’re about to see. Cinema ticket prices are dictated by: Cinema facilities – Nicer sites will charge more, as will sites […]