CJ China Cinema News – Friday 18 August 2017

Private Cinemas for Tier 3 & 4, Luxe Laser in Shangahi, JD.com + WePiao, Dadi’s Deputy GM Xu interview, HG Entertainment fund expansion, Evergrande 100th cinema, “Wolf Warrior 2” ticket fraud, fans ‘lock’ screenings for stars, “Manchester by the Sea”…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 3 September 2015

Wanda Cinema Line has signed a major deal with Christie Digital to deploy the latter’s projectors and audio solutions in its cinemas. The deal covers Christie’s 2K and 4K digital cinema projectors, Christie 6P laser projectors and Christie Vive Audio solutions,…

China Cinema Digest – June 2015

As we clear the backlog of news, here is a summary of major cinema news in China from the month of June. I know that we are now in August, but July will follow soon (hopefully), after which we resume…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 21 May 2015

GDC has been touting the home cinema potential of its DCI system in China. At Beijing Wangjing mansion the company showcased its Jie Terui (JETREEL) brand on 12 May, screening “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. GDC claims to have had 60 titles in…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 2 April 2015

Wanda is expecting year-on-year profits to increase by 40% to 60%, with quarterly profit of CNY ¥298 million (USD $48 million), wheres in 2014 its profit was CNY ¥213 million (USD $34.4 million) over the same period. Growth is attributed to funds…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 27 November 2014

Universal has set up an office in Beijing, joining the other Hollywood majors to want a permanent foothold in the Chinese market, not least as it has also just opened the Universal Studios project just outside of Beijing. Universal Pictures…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 1 September 2014

China (PRC) – Korea’s CGV is expanding aggressively in Mainland China. With its latest opening in Chengdu the city now has more Imax screens than any other in China. In “5 yuan fare” era, the price war to Chengdu nationally…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 6 August 2014

Often the overlooked cinema major in Asia, the Japanese cinema market is still dynamic, as witnessed by this $100m acquisition of United Cinemas, with its 36 cinema complexes. Convenience store operator Lawson Inc. announced Wednesday it will acquire United Cinemas Co.,…

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