World film production surpasses 8,000 titles in 2017

January 18, 2019  | Subscribers Only

Xin Zhang Xin Zhang Senior Research Analyst, Cinema, IHS Markit
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The volume of world feature film production rose steadily by 1.7% to reach 8,026 titles in 2017, according to IHS Markit research. This is a remarkable new high in history with a growth rate of 44% since 2008. The rise was largely driven by key countries like India, South Korea and New Zealand.

Highlights:

  • The volume of world feature film production rose steadily by 1.7% to reach 8,026 titles in 2017
  • The top four film-producing territories accounted for about half of all films made in 2017
  • Total investment in global film production was back in growth in 2017
  • USA, UK, India, and South Korea all spent significantly more in 2017

In this report:

  • Film production, film investment, film budget 

 List of tables and charts:

  • World film production (number of feature films)
  • 2017 film production by regions %
  • Average production budget per title
  • Number of feature films produced by territory

Number of Pages: 9

Number of Tables and Charts: 4

Xin Zhang

Senior Research Analyst, Cinema, IHS Markit

Ms. Xin Zhang is a senior research analyst for Cinema at IHS Markit.

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