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Economic and Cultural Influences on the Theatrical Consumption of Foreign Films in Singapore

Fu, W. Wayne; Lee, Tracy


This study investigates audience acceptance of foreign movies in an import-dominated exhibition market - Singapore. The characteristics of home cinema markets and the cultural distances of the film-exporting countries are operationalized in an empirical model to explain the highly varied demand in this import market for international films from various sources. We show that during 2002-2004 release frequencies and box-office performance for films originating in different countries are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Media Economics
DOI: 10.1080/08997760701806769


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