- Film libraries have become increasingly valuable in recent years with hundreds of millions of dollars being paid for film assets over last 12 months
- The Movie Studio has sought to augment its film library through purchase of various motion picture films in last 5 years
- Increasingly, VOD platforms and cable tv channels are competing to license unique film, tv show assets in bid to increase subscriber base
- With movie assets commanding higher licensing fees and sale prices, MVES is poised to benefit from revaluation of its film library assets
In late October 2019, Lakeshore Entertainment, a 25-year old independent film studio, agreed to the sale of its 300-title film and TV library and international sales operations to Vine Alternative Investments for a gross monetary consideration speculated to be around the $200 million mark (http://nnw.fm/5pahp). Similarly, The Movie Studio (OTC: MVES), an independent motion picture production company based in Florida, has long based its business model on the purchase of legacy film libraries which have been upgraded to 4K resolution along with the re-monetization of new content on popular video on demand (“VOD”) streaming platforms. With film content and distribution rights becoming increasingly valuable as streaming platforms compete to attract viewers through the provision of unique licensed films and TV shows, The Movie Studio stands to benefit from the revaluation of its media library.
The Movie Studio has been an avid purchaser of film libraries over the past decade. In 2015, the company purchased a 60% stake in the Seven Arts film library, which included films by top Hollywood stars such as John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Burt Reynolds and…
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