How Patrons Are Supporting Cinemas Around the World

The film industry, and exhibition in particular, is in a state of flux. With the US box office reporting $0 for the first time, exhibitors of all sizes around the world are going to find the next few months difficult,…

“So, What Happens Now?” How UK Cinemas Keep Going

It’s been a long old year, this week. It’s a sobering thought that our industry, like many others, temporarily doesn’t exist. In a little more than a week we at Celluloid Junkie have gone from tracking and reporting on the…

How Will Cinemas Treat Their Staff While Closed?

In less than 24 hours two starkly different approaches emerged as to how cinemas in the UK will treat their staff while they are closed because of the Coronavirus outbreak. This was also one of the hot topics at yesterday’s…

Coronavirus Cinema Update – Monday 16 March 2020

This post will be updated throughout today. Please check back for updates.  It is sadly becoming easier to track which countries haven’t closed their cinemas, than keeping track of all the ones where they have closed. Germany, Sweden, UK and…

2020 For Women in Cinema

The first ever spacewalk made by an all female team. The European Commission’s first woman President and the most gender-balanced college in history. Finland’s all female government coalition led by the youngest head of state in the world – these…

Coronavirus Cinema Update – Tuesday 10 March 2020

As Bond is followed by the bunny in getting its release date shifted, with SPE’s “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” moved from March 27 (Easter) to August (five month later), we look at the latest news from around the world…

COVID-19 Cinema Update – 2 March 2020

Here is a roundup of the latest news in the global cinema market as it relates to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. China – Beijing Municipal Government held its 34th coronavirus press conference, stating that the local cinema industry is not…

COVID-19 Cinema Update – 26 February 2020

This is a roundup of cinema news related to the global Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak. It is important to remember that while the virus is more contagious than previous SARS outbreaks, it has a relatively low mortality rate of 2%…

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…

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