CJ Analysis: Rollercoaster for Global Cinema Shares in 2019

2019 was an eventful year for cinema. Worldwide box office grew to a record $42.5 billion, the Guardian announced that the growth in pre-show advertising would overtake growth in internet advertising for the first time in 20 years, and Moviepass…

Like to Stream and Cinema Keen

If you’re reading this the chances are that you are well versed in the “is Netflix Killing Cinema” notion, as you may well have been for “is VHS killing Cinema” iteration decades previously. Whilst external commentators band around assumptions based…

Record Breaking Year for European Cinema Attendance

European cinema attendance last year not only recovered from the slight slump of 2018, but went on to break records as the highest this century. Preliminary 2019 statistics from cinema trade body UNIC shows that more than 1.34 billion admissions…

Merry Christmas and Medicinema Appeal

Another year has passed and we look back on a rich 12 months for cinema, from the box office record of “Avengers: Endgame” to the artistic (and box office!) triumph of “Parasite.” It was a year that saw Ghost No….

Australia’s Small Cinemas Hope to Emulate… Sweden?

Australia’s small and independent cinemas are bandying together to improve their situation and they are looking half-way across the world for inspiration – to Sweden. The Australian Content for Australian Communities (ACAC) initiative by the Small Cinema Owners (SCO) is…

How Kino za Rogiem Reinvented the Neighbourhood Cinema

Poland has long been the fastest growing cinema market in Central Europe, if not the whole of Europe. Yet in the shadow of the multiplex majors Cinema City, Helios and Multikino a small cinema chain is carving out a different…

Cinema News Digest – Friday 14 September 2018

Dear Junkies, Here at CJ we don’t care to join in the Moviepass bashing, but we are curious how the cinema subscription service is working and what impact it is having on the larger US cinema market. Our musings last…

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