ECA Announces International Lineup for Slate Day

The Event Cinema Association (ECA) will host its first-ever virtual Slate Day on Wednesday 9th June, using the opportunity to position itself as an organisation with more of a global presence than ever before. Hosted on Boxoffice’s online webinar platform…

Back with a (Cultural Recovery Fund) Bang: ECA Secures Funding

For a membership-and-events-funded organisation such as the Event Cinema Association (ECA), a consequence of 2020’s cinema-shutting pandemic resulted in, like for so many others, pretty much zero income. So some truly happy news in 2021 is that the ECA has…

The CinemaCon Award That Would Have Been

Many disruptions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic have devastated the global cinema industry, with one such example being the cancellation of the annual, much-anticipated CinemaCon. During this year’s Las Vegas conference a host of awards were due to be…

A Few Good Ideas – CinemaCon 2019

CinemaCon as a tech show is amazing for new good ideas. 4K RGB for the price of 2K laser phosphor… good idea. 10 years of support included in the price of the projector… good idea. Not blaming Netflix for cinema’s…

CJ Interviews: Grainne Peat, MD Event Cinema Association (ECA)

July 2018 saw the appointment of new Event Cinema Association Managing Director, Grainne Peat. Having officially taken up the role in October and with the rapidly approaching ECA Slate and Insight Day 2019, Grainne Peat talks to Celluloid Junkie about…

The Year of Trafalgar

2018 was a rollercoaster ride of a year, and as 2019 dawns, there’s still plenty of uncertainty around the future of the UK. But in the Event Cinema industry for one company in particular, 2018 has been a certified smash…

How Many Macbeths Is Too Many?

In the year that will see the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, even more Star Wars mania and Jamie Lee Curtis returning to the Halloween film franchise, we, the general public, are going to be treated to…

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