CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 16 May 2017

CGV hit by ransomware, no ticket price cap on weekends, Reading earthquake pay-out, EU cinema attendance, Spanish cinemas down, Inox ‘not for sale’ interview, GSC also not for sale, Myanmar cinema growth, Disney & DeinKinoTicket.de, international BO importance, Screenvision sells…

Cinema Going Was Up in Europe in 2016

While the film screened there don’t contribute significantly to the European box office, the just concluded Berlin Film Festival is the occasion for publishing provisional statistics on the past year’s cinema attendance across Europe. No less than three trade bodies issued…

Local Films to Blame for Decline in European Box Office in 2013

The European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) has released its statistics on European cinema admissions in 2013 ahead of the Cannes Film Festival and they make for grim reading. We have already written about the preliminary figures (Europe’s Cinema Attendance Decline is…

Europe’s Cinema Attendance Decline is Greatly Exagerated

It is appropriate that the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) should release its cinema admissions report at the Berlin Film Festival rather than Cannes, because it appeared not to make for sunny or cheerful reading. The headline figure of 4.1 per…

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