Cuba Has 300 Cinemas – But Only Two Are Digital

With Latin America and the Carribean belatedly converting to digital cinema, Cube looks set to be the last country in the region to make the transition. Despite the recent thawing of relations between the communist island and the US, the…

European Cinema Figures and More by UNIC

Definitive cinema attendance figures for Europe in 2014 have been published by cinema trade body UNIC, as part of its 2014-2015 General Report. Preliminary figures were released by UNIC back in February and are largely the same, so the report…

CinemaCon: David Hancock Delivers Digital Cinema Update

The very first CinemaCon was held in 2011 with the worldwide conversion to digital projection at movie theatres already underway. Maybe that’s why David Hancock of IHS Technology has been a regular speaker on the first day of the event…

CinemaCon: Barco Looks to Post-VPF Future

“VPFs are gone and they are not coming back,” was the stark message from Barco’s Todd Hoddick, delivered at Barco’s big CinemaCon press event on Tuesday. While this should not come as a surprise to any cinema industry insider, this…