CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 26 May 2017

GST 28% upsets Indian cinemas, Korean cinemas convicted, Novo innovation insights, Eye Cinema awarded, Bengaluru cinema plans not welcomes, CGV concession sales grow, popcorn predicted to grow, Empire ‘first full-seat D-Box’ auditorium, Wonder Woman woman-only screening annoys whiny men.  India…

China’s Recognition of Private Cinemas to Grow Box Office

The introduction of a new media law on 21 April by media regulator SAPPRFT could see China’s box office count grow significantly, by including earnings from the country’s numerous private cinemas. The new law offers legitimacy to the previously grey market,…

Cinema Surround Screens Battle For Film Content

The battle between three rival cinema surround-screen operators is heating up, with different films used to promote the various immersive premium large format (PLF) propositions. CJ 4DPlex has secured two major Hollywood titles for ScreenX, while Barco’s Escape will next focus…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 24 May 2017

France: Lelouche’s Paris cinema sold, China: Jiaxing Imax opens UK: Warrington contractor appointed for Cineworld, Oswestry single-screen, Everyman Stratford preview. Re-opening: PVR Mani Sq Kolkatta,  Scorsese, Weinstein and Joel support Sag Harbor, Finnkino saves Maxim Closing: Marcus Old Creek Value Cinema….

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 23 May 2017

Screenvision for sale, mm2 wants to buy GV, Cineworld results, Picturehouse strike talks, Korea P2P cinema investment, India’s GST for cinema set for 28%, Kerala cinema boycott, “un-islamic” Malaysian cinemas, Met Opera big in Germany, Vue Romford stabbing, Hyderabad cinema…

UNIC Women’s Cinema Leadership Pilot Open for Mentee Candidates

The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has launched the UNIC Women’s Cinema Leadership Pilot Programme and is looking for candidates for its mentorship program.  The 12-month pilot initiative will see a number of female senior industry executives mentor a group of…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 17 May 2017

USA: Chunky’s swivel-chair cinema India: SPI in Warangal Canada: Cineplex VIP in Vancouver UK: Cineworld Ely, Reel Chorley Germany: Berlin could get Film House, Weber wants luxury for Erlangen Re-furb/Re-opening: United Cinemas Tokyo Odaiba, Inox R-Mall 7-star, Vox Chamonix replaced,…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 16 May 2017

CGV hit by ransomware, no ticket price cap on weekends, Reading earthquake pay-out, EU cinema attendance, Spanish cinemas down, Inox ‘not for sale’ interview, GSC also not for sale, Myanmar cinema growth, Disney & DeinKinoTicket.de, international BO importance, Screenvision sells…

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