Boland, Michaela
May 2005
Daily Variety;5/27/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 41, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Australian headquarters of the Hollywood studios have eased up on a ban on reporting market share after deciding that full disclosure would help the local industry. This week's edition of Australian Film Commission publication "Get the Picture" provides tables showing the breakdown among the independent distributors and UIP, BVI, Roadshow/Warner Bros., Sony and Fox in 2003 and 2004. UIP was the dominant distributor last year.


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