CineEurope: Engaging the Audience – Interactive Pre-Show Entertainment

The first day of CineEurope, before the official opening ceremony Prometheus Global Media Film Expo Group, the show’s producer, traditionally holds several educational seminars and panel discussions centering around trends and subjects of interest to the worldwide exhibition industry. This…

CinemaCon: Barco Looks to Post-VPF Future

“VPFs are gone and they are not coming back,” was the stark message from Barco’s Todd Hoddick, delivered at Barco’s big CinemaCon press event on Tuesday. While this should not come as a surprise to any cinema industry insider, this…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 February 2015

India – Having confirmed its new acquisition, Cinepolis won’t just re-brand the Fun cinema circuit but revamp its entire portfolio, we are told. And it also plans a significant – but realistic – organic expansion. Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd, the…

Daily Cinema Digest – Saturday 22 November 2014

A study by Google called “Behind the Box Office: What Influences the Films We See” has found that trailers are by far the biggest determinant of what movies moviegoers chose. While the study come out in favour of YouTube, the infographics…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 22 August 2014

Cinema advertising is experiencing major growth in China, with a 33% year-on-year increase even as the spot-per-screen-per-play cost has fallen from 16 yuan [USD $2.60] in 2011 to 12 yuan [USD $1.95] this year. As so often we are indebted…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 19 March 2014

A long running wage dispute between staff at south London’s Ritzy Cinema and the  owners Picturehouse Cinema (owned by Cineworld) has intensified, with the the disgruntled workers releasing a new statement. Their latest statement – signed by the ‘Ritzy crew’…

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