CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 17 January 2017

China: Beijing luxury cinema, 83rd CFGS PLF screen opens, Indonesia: Cinemaxx Junior, USA: Alamo Cinco Ranch, Switzerland: Stücki mall transformed to cinema, Germany: Esso to become Capitol, Ireland: Solas building resumes, UK: Odeon Bournemouth preview, Dover work starts, South Port community cinema. Re-opening/Refurbs: Erlangen’s Manhattan goes VIP, Helios Gorzowa work completed, Islington residents don’t want a VIP Carlton re-opened, Blackpool’s Regent gets more couple seats, Hot Springs VIP cinema, Pocono makeover, Storfors & Blackeberga re-open cinemas. Closing: Tokyo’s New Hachioji Cinema, Ibiza’s Cine Serra demolished….

PLF: Investment In The Next Generation of Cinema Exhibition

The following post is a synopsis taken from the recent report on PLF Cinema from IHS Technology, published in June 2015. Premium large format (PLF) is one of the fastest growing and most active areas of cinema exhibition with significant potential…

China Cinema Digest – Friday 15 May 2015

‘It’s going to be impossible in the 21st century for anyone to think about anything without a Chinese aspect.’ – Sir David Tang (bit.ly/1FRy1Zu) BREAKING NEWS: Wanda is rumoured to be acquiring Top 10 exhibitor Jin Yi Cinema and data platform Yi…

China Cinema Digest – Wednesday 5 November 20

Not a month seems to go by without China breaking a new box office record. The Mainland box office is now on course to hit USD $5 billion (30 billion yuan) by the end of this year according to the Chinese…

IHS: 72 PLF Brands Compete With Imax (But Only Two Are a Threat)

IHS Technology recently published an Insight Report on “The market for Premium Large Format (PLF) cinema” as part of its Cinema Intelligence Service. Authored by Principal Analyst Charlotte Jones, the report does an excellent job of providing a comprehensive and…

RoboCop’s 3D Success in China Spells Trouble for Imax

The 10-day haul of RMB 76.3 million (USD $42 million) of RoboCop in China spells major challenge for Imax, as it affirms the arrival of its biggest potential rival on the large format (LF) and 3D scene in China and possibly…

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