The pandemic changed the way we view and consume entertainment. In 2020, movie theaters and concert venues shut down worldwide, causing an abrupt pause in releases and revenue. The pandemic’s disruption of the film industry left many without work or paychecks for months on end. But once things began to open up and people resumed filming, things accelerated like never before. The number of films and shows released on streaming platforms from Q4 2019 to Q4 2020, and theaters continued to struggle. As the industry fundamentally changes and becomes more competitive, filmmakers and actors alike are pivoting in real-time to keep up with its demands.
Two crucial components that have changed in the last year and a half are the rate at which projects are released