“A technology-driven evolution is reshaping the landscape of the television industry.”

2014 Recap: Key Trends in Television, Entertainment and Media

Last year, we distributed our white paper, which gave an overview of the television industry’s radical transformation. The survey highlighted emerging trends in television, including industry tracking, changing viewing habits, new players, financing and advertising. Topics like time-shifted viewing, video-on-demand, binge-watching and cord cutting continue to impact and redefine existing business models and television programming.

Follow the money. Where is new media headed?

With the growth of Silicon Beach and new technology players, what impacts can we expect in the film and television industry? As big data, content creation and product integration transform, what is the future of advertising? How will multi-channel networks continue to distribute new content on an increasing number of digital platforms?

The digital paradigm is continually challenging the media business with the emergence of new platforms and delivery mechanisms. This year our thought leadership will focus on migrations and activity inside multi-channel networks, advertising and content production. “Where is the money going? Who is investing? Buying? Selling? Merging? ” While continued digital media growth is certain, we ask ourselves how the timing and selection of investment opportunities will impact the marketplace. Stay tuned as we explore these transactions and financing opportunities and the disruptions and evolutions of the entertainment and media industry.

Watch for monthly updates, hot topics and trending issues.

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Ilan Haimoff

Ilan Haimoff, CPA, CIA, CFE, CFF, is the Entertainment Practice Leader at GHJ. His specialty includes profit participation and forensic accounting on behalf of talent, investors and co-producers at both the major and mini studios. Ilan has over 30 years of accounting experience in public accounting…Learn More