CJ Cinema New Digest – Friday 20 January 2017

China Film buying Ymagis stake, Warburg Pincus buys PVR stake, Mamut want to buy Cinema Park, Webedia buys Peach, Polish 11-year olds exposed to sexologist in cinema. cheap UK cinema tickets guide, interviews with Cinemaxx’s Carsten Horn, Secret Cinema Fabien Riggell, Showtime Analytics’ Ritchie Power, Coca-Cola-National Amusements agreement, Christie Vive Audio 500th with Cinemex, AAM at Sundance (Dolby too), “Hidden Figures” screening for disadvantaged families….

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 13 August 2015

Hong Kong-listed exhibitor Stellar Media International (SMI) recently issued securities (i.e. debt notes) backed by future ticket sales to fund its expansion. This is the first time funds have been raised this way in China. It is also a terrible way…

CJ @ CinemaCon: Q&A Interview with Arts Alliance Media

In the run-up to CinemaCon 2015 CJ is interviewing and profiling several leading companies, trade bodies and people to capture the mood of the cinema industry as it enters its post-digital era. Arts Alliance Media (AAM) was an early digital…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 13 February 2014

Regal has announced its 2014 Q4 figures, which are up, up, up in all departments, on the back of an improved film slate. Reason enough for it not to want to sell itself any longer. Dividend was also announced. Total…

Wanda Cinemas Announces 2014 Figures & AAM Tech Deal

Wanda Cinemas has published its first post-IPO figures for they whole of 2014 and they show overall growth in the number of screens and box office, though the exhibitor’s market share has slipped somewhat. Win Business Network reports that: Wanda…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 15 December 2014

Perhaps the biggest news announced at CineAsia was Arts Alliance Media partnership with Wanda Cinemas. It would be good, however, to have a bit more specifics on what exactly the deal entails for both parties. The partnership will see AAM…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 29 October 2014

“Psst, wanna buy a cinema?” That seems to be the not-so-subtle message from Regal, the largest cinema chain in the United States, which unexpectedly put a ‘For Sale’ sign on the front door. Speculations immediately focused on Alibab’s Jack Ma,…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 7 July 2014

What is the largest cinema screen in the world? According to Guinness World Records it is now in the tallest building in South Korea. So that’s officially official. The screen of the multiplex cinema which will open at the Lotte…

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