I believe the spread of digital exhibition in Asia is largely the cause for Fuji to pull out of motion picture production. Fuji stock was never very popular in the U.S., but used widely East Asia. Now, very little there is shot or exhibited on film, as I understand it.
Originally Posted by Mustafa Umut Sarac
Also, significantly, major film festivals are almost exclusively digital now. With low commercial demand for prints, for many smaller titles they are never even struck, whereas before at least a quantity would be needed for the festival circuit. Once peoples hard drives start crashing, some films will begin to disappear. I've heard it theorized that the period we are in now could be like the silent era, with only 20-30% of produced pictures surviving past 50 years.