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Research shows how film download sales are slowing, and failing to fill the gap left by dive-bombing DVD retail.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 11 july 2011

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This article titled “Downloads: Not the salvation film studios might have hoped for” was written by Jemima Kiss, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 11th July 2011 08.56 UTC

There’s little solace for film studios in digital download sales, though they might have hoped those would go some way towards offsetting tanking DVD sales. Screen Digest‘s research, in the FT, explains that DVDs have generated more than bn every year for Hollywood but have been falling 25% since 2006. Downloads, despite a promising start with iTunes, have not filled the gap.

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