By privileging its platform and producing its own films, Netflix worries the film industry. Will the SVOD service sign the end of the dark rooms? Is the cinema of the future likely to become individual, each remaining at home?
Will Netflix and Amazon “disrupt” the future of cinema? SVOD (Video on Demand with Subscription) is already booming, already shaking the television channels, and is preparing to do the same with the cinematographic production companies. In addition to competing with their own films, on-demand entertainment platforms disrupt the very concept of “media chronology” – to the point of worrying moviegoers: would it be the announced end of the dark rooms, to the benefit of a “consumption” alone, carried out alone in his room?