It’s Worse Than You Think: MPAA Global Box Office Report
5. The domestic share of the box office total keeps falling: The U.S./Canada part of the full figure dropped to 28.6%. from 30.4% in 2013. As the domestic share declines, more movies will be made mainly with their foreign appeal in mind, and elements that might have more at home interest – in themes, stories, demographics – could have trouble getting greenlit, at least above a certain level of budget.
7. Digital has won: 90% of screens worldwide now play digital, up from 83% in 2013. Near universal digital play is almost here, despite pleas as late as this week from directors like Christopher Nolan to keep a place for celluloid film.
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