The Economics of the U.S. Motion Picture & TV Industry

Joseph Chianese
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Did you know that the production and distribution of motion pictures and TV programs contribute significantly to our nation's economic growth? And Local wages represent over 50% of a feature film’s local spending?

The American film and television industry supports 2.74 million jobs, pays out $242 billion in total wages, and comprises more than 122,000 businesses—according to an analysis of the most recent economic figures released by the Motion Picture Association (“MPA”).

For a more detailed analysis of the industry’s economic impact, please see the MPA’s latest overview.

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