Cinema News Digest – Friday 29 June 2018

Dear Junkies, We have come to the half-way point for domestic (US and Chinese) and global box office, with the news being good all around. Ticket sales in North America are up more than 8% with over USD $6 billion…

CJ CGV to Raise $280m From PE Funds

Korean and global exhibition major CJ CGV is looking to raise around USD $280 million through a private equity placement that would significantly reduce the stake of parent company CJ. The announcement comes as CJ CGV’s share price recovers from…

Cinema News Digest – Monday 26 January 2018

Miles & Co. exit Regal; “Black Panther” augers well for 2018; 10 Saudi cinemas to open in March; Samsung Cinema LED screen coming to LA; Russian cinema fined for “Death of Stalin”; Aussies protest tax money for cinema; more films…

China Cinema News – Monday 8 January 2018

China’s BO returns to growth in 2017 – just about; interesting cinema year 2018 ahead with BO predicted to his CNY 60 bn ($8.5bn); growth of cinemas in smaller cities but average attendance low; authorities to push cinemas to show…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 29 August 2017

CGV to buy Karo? US cinema advertising up; ‘Cine Cool’ in eastern France, Alamo goes clowns-only for ‘It’; Cineville stormed on terrorist fears; “Game of Thrones” in cinemas; LightVibes to foil piracy; Cinepolis Kochi closed; “Gone With the Wind” de-programmed…

Asia-Pac Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 23 August 2017

Korea first Cine Q, CGV in Bulsan; China new Cinker, oval dome IMAX; Japan Aeon in Nagano; India PVR Icon & regular multiplex in Pune; Singapore: Cathay in Parkway; Australia Event Cinema Sunshine Coast Closing: Lotte Jeju.  Korea (Republic of, South) – New…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 18 January 2017

CGV Blits is now CGV Cinemas, Curzon wins BAFTA, VIP screens in UAE, 50+ screen in Qatar next six months, Mizrahi talks Ymagis at Oddo, Russian BO up in 2016, Art House Convergence underway & Ira Deutchman wins award, man falls form Cinema De Lux roof, PVR heart attack death during “Dangal”, hatchet man arrested in Glasgow, KY cinema and why bad films release in January. …

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