Description: The theatrical window isn’t broken, but it is full of cracks. Like so many other digital trends that have been accelerated by Covid-19, the way we watch theatrical releases saw big changes throughout 2020. The most significant shake-up: On Thursday, AT&T’s WarnerMedia announced that all 2021 theatrical releases from Warner Bros. will debut simultaneously on HBO Max for U.S. subscribers at no extra cost.
Source: CNBC.com – video report
Date: Dec 04, 2020
Questions for discussion:
- What is happening to film distribution as a result of Covid-19?
- Do you think these changes are likely to affect consumer behavior after the pandemic influence dissipates?
- How will this affect the industry?