The Analyst Team
Chief Analyst, Media and Entertainment
David is a leading expert on the global film and cinema market and played a fundamental role in the conversion of cinemas to digital projection and distribution technology over the past decade. Leading Omdia’s cinema team, he has set up the cinema intelligence service and the premium cinema service, most recently.
David has authored reports on the cinema market and participated in consultancy projects. He specializes in new business models, market sizing and valuation, competitor analysis and benchmarking, strategic roadmaps, due diligence, and market analyses.
Since 2015, David is the President of the European Digital Cinema Forum and often contributes to media regarding the film industry. Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit), David was as a research consultant at IDATE DigiWorld and a senior executive with Eurimages.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in business studies and French from Leeds Beckett University in the UK and studied at the Brest Business School in France.
Principal Analyst, Cinema
As part of Omdia's Media and Entertainment team, Charlotte Jones covers the global film ad cinema sectors, with a specific interest in digital technology, premium cinema, and emerging markets.
Charlotte provides detailed analysis on exhibitor strategy, evolving film industry business models and theatrical market forecasts. She is also responsible for Cinema Intelligence the most comprehensive resource in the industry, covering 62 international territories. Charlotte is a regular speaker at industry events as well as leading voice on industry webinars.
Prior to joining Omdia’s legacy business unit IHS Markit Technology, formerly Screen Digest in 2003, Charlotte worked as an analyst for Kagan World Media and with Sport Business Group.
She holds a degree in geography from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth as well as a master’s degree in international business.
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