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Rights Management Bottleneck an Inventory Challenge for Movie Studios

Published: 05 March 2008

ID: G00154997

Analyst(s): Mike McGuire

Summary

A future in which the long trail of film and TV content is easily accessible to online consumers is in doubt because of the challenge of clearing and administering distribution rights.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
    • The Survey
  • The Challenge of Rights-In/Rights-Out Management: Contracts
  • Digital and New Definitions
  • Complexity: Analog to Digital Transition
  • Financing Models Lead to Complexity
  • Automating and Digitizing the Rights-In/Rights-Out Processes
  • Need for a Chief Rights Officer or Single Executives
  • Transparency and Financial Operations
  • Collaboration on Industry Standards
  • Where Are the Vendors?
  • Prediction
  • Recommendations

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