CJ @ CinemaCon: International Keynotes Highlight Growing Global Industry

Each year before CinemaCon officially gets underway, the show’s organizers hold a day of seminars and panels focused on the international marketplace. Appropriately dubbed International Day, in the five years since the annual convention first started being held, the international…

CJ @ CinemaCon: Interview with Carmike Cinemas CEO David Passman

When CinemaCon officially opens on Tuesday April 12th with the “State of the Industry” presentation, the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) will bestow the 2016 NATO Marquee Award upon David Passman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carmike Cinemas,…

CJ @ CinemaCon: Interview with Phil Groves of IMAX

On Monday, April 11th CinemaCon will award Phil Groves from IMAX the CinemaCon Passepartout Award during the International Day luncheon at the annual trade show in Las Vegas. The award is presented each year to an industry executive who has…

Expocine Was Bigger and Better In 2015

If you are a cinema operator or distributor in South America, then you were probably at the Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca in São Paulo, Brazil last month for Expocine 2015. Nearly 2,000 registered delegates turned up at the second…

Event Cinema Association Set For Third Annual Conference

Time is quickly running out for those wishing to secure tickets to this year’s ECA Conference on October 19th at Picturehouse Central in London’s posh West End. For its third annual conference the Event Cinema Association (ECA) has put together a…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 2 October 2015

On September 27th Secret Cinema ended its 100-day run of “Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in London, which despite opening to lukewarm reviews, was a financial success taking in GBP £6.45 million (EUR €8.7 million or…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 18 September 2015

This weekend “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” opens in cinemas around the world where it hasn’t already debuted. The sequel to last year’s box office winner “The Maze Runner” is also providing Barco with another opportunity to show off and…