Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 17 July 2018

Dear Junkies, It’s been a year since Samsung launched the first LED Cinema screen in Korea on 13 July. Today the projector-less Onyx screens can be found in eight countries and 12 multiplexes, with the latest in Traumpalast Esslingen in…

Cinema Tech Innovators: Flexound (Finland)

Cinema Tech Innovators is a series where Celluloid Junkie profiles small innovators looking to make a big difference in the world of cinema. These are companies working in online, technology, social media and other spheres to enhance and expand the…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 3 July 2018

Dear Junkies, Nobody thinks that cinema concessions are cheap, but few of us would physically attack a multiplex staff over the price of popcorn. But that is what has now happened in India, where what was previously a fight in…

Cinema News Digest – Friday 29 June 2018

Dear Junkies, We have come to the half-way point for domestic (US and Chinese) and global box office, with the news being good all around. Ticket sales in North America are up more than 8% with over USD $6 billion…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 26 June 2018

IPO plans for CGV Vietnam; PVR’s Bijli in Panama Papers 2; Samsung Onyx coming to India; Ajay Devgn to open 100 cinema in one year (sic); Oh Kino/Cine Q/HappyCinema challenge incumbents in Korea/Poland/Romania; UCI Kinowelt Potsdam first to get recliner treatment;…

CJ Interviews: Erwin M. Schmidt, Film Tech Office, Berlin

Germany’s capital is making a name for itself in the cinema technology field, with companies like smart Pricer and Greta & Stark calling Berlin their home. One company looking to tap into and accelerate this market is the FilmTech Office,…

Cinema Tech Innovators: La Toile (France)

Cinema Tech Innovators is a series where Celluloid Junkie profiles small innovators looking to make a big difference in the world of cinema. These are companies working in online, technology, social media and other spheres to enhance and expand the…

Cinema News Digest – Friday 25 May 2018

Dear Junkies, Happy GDPR day! In 2015 Odeon UK & Ireland abolished the online ticket booking fee. Not penalising customers for booking tickets in advance, instead of paying cash on the day at the box office, was trumpeted as a…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 22 May 2018

Dear Junkies, Hold the front page: Netflix is NOT killing cinema! This is one of the conclusion of two independent pieces of research that have just been released in German and Ireland. Both studies found that heavy users of subscription…

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