Entertainment & media

  • Digital disruptor: How Bitcoin is driving innovation in entertainment, media and communications

    2/18/14 | Entertainment & media

    Digital Disruptor: Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer currency and has gained traction recently. PwC's report discussing the evolution and impact of Bitcoin, and its adoption in sectors such as entertainment, media video games, casino gaming, travel & tourism, telecom and internet.

  • US Entertainment Media and Communications deal insights: 2013 year end update

    2/18/14 | Entertainment & media

    The entertainment, media and communications (EMC) deal market is gaining momentum once again and companies face greater competition for attractive acquisitions. We look at deal drivers and the deal outlook for 2014 in the most active sectors, including: Broadcasting, Communications, Advertising & Marketing, Publishing, Recreation & Leisure and Film/Content.

  • Webcast
    Does your risk management function also drive company performance? It should… webcast - March 14, 2014

    2/13/14 | Entertainment & media

    On this Entertainment, media and communications sector webcast, we will explore the characteristics and best practices in monitoring and managing key risks, and link these practices to the strategic, operational and financial business imperatives.

  • Outlook for the sports market in North America through 2017

    1/21/14 | Entertainment & media

    PwC’s Sports Outlook focuses on recent results and potential opportunities and challenges to future industry growth. This special edition for North America provides revenue projections over five years through 2017 within four key segments of the sports market.

  • Game Changer: A new kind of value chain for entertainment and media companies

    1/21/14 | Entertainment & media

    With digital content projected to account for 87 percent of growth in spending in the entertainment and media (E&M) industry over the next five years, efficiently producing and managing such content is top of mind for industry players.

  • Entertainment, media & communications: 2013 SEC comment letter trends

    1/9/14 | Entertainment & media

    Highlights of SEC comment letters issued to companies in the entertainment, media & communications sector.

  • Entertainment, media and communications deal insights

    11/21/13 | Entertainment & media

    Internet, Communications and Publishing sub-sectors saw increased deal activity, contributing to the 9% growth in announced deals for the 3 quarters ended 2013 versus prior year. In addition to deal trends for the year to date, a deeper look at one sub-sector -- telecom operations -- and the deal opportunities abounding as telecom companies look to improve network operations and spectrum efficiency.

  • Shifting talent across borders? Tax and policy challenges can abound

    11/6/13 | International assignment services

    In the entertainment and media industry, the business necessity is that talent must be flexible and mobile, crossing borders seamlessly to get the job done. This article is intended to provide a non-exhaustive, broad summary of only some of the many tax and related policy challenges that may arise.

  • Consumer intelligence series: Video content consumption

    9/26/13 | Entertainment & media

    Why do consumers prefer certain video package features over others? How are they discovering new shows, and consuming it, and on what devices? This edition of the Consumer Intelligence Series reveals that while traditional subscriptions still dominate, content discovery happens mostly online.

  • Webcast
    Are your controls keeping pace with your business? An entertainment, media and communications sector webcast – October 10, 2013

    9/9/13 | Entertainment & media

    On this webcast, we explore the results of the EMC sector State of the Internal Audit Profession Study and discuss specific challenges of internal audit departments within this industry. The results of this study coupled with the recent updates to COSO’s Internal Control-Integrated Framework provide companies an opportunity to take a fresh look at their internal control systems.

  • Dataline
    Dataline (Supplement): Revenue from contracts with customers - Entertainment and media industry (No. 2011-35)

    12/7/11 | Assurance services

    The FASB and IASB released an updated exposure draft, Revenue from Contract with Customers, on November 14, 2011, and are requesting comments by March 13, 2012. In Dataline 2011-35, we share our analysis of and insight on the overall proposal. This industry supplement to Dataline 2011-35 provides specific examples and assessments of the potential affect of the updated proposal on the entertainment and media industry.