CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 10 March 2017

Cinépolis Jr horrifies, Canal Olympia’s African ambitions, Lotte workers pay docked, Eclair partners AHC, Cineworld profits, GSC celebrates 30th, PVR’s Bijli 20th, MVP fires back at Vincon, CGV-Hana barcode pay, Los Angeles cheapest cinema, Printemps du Cinema returns, Gaumont assigns seating,…

Disney and Fathom Team Up to Help “Newsies” Make Headlines

When “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!” screened in movie theatres in February as a three-day event cinema offering, there was a good chance it would be a financial success for all involved; Disney Theatrical Productions, which produced all aspects of…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 28 February 2017

IMAX reups with Disney through 2019, Bona Film Group will install 30 IMAX screens in China, Reading Cinemas orders a drink, RealD buys MasterImage, Volfoni expands in Egypt, CJ 4DPlex expands in Austria, MediaMation grows in China, “Newsies” is a hit…

CJ Cinema Digest – Thursday 24 November 2016

Marcus buys Wehrenberg, Spain ticket price questioned, Wanda “monopolises”, CineStar roach case dropped, India’s Tier II & III cities tempt cinemas, Demonetisation hurts Indian cinemas (or not), LA cinema ad convention reviewed, renewed Rieu record, Fathom’s sensory-friendly Nutcracker and more “Billy Lynn” musings….

Fathom Events and US Cinemas Find the Faith(ful)

One if the fastest growing genres of event cinema (a.k.a. alternative content) is the uniquely US-focused rise of faith-based events in cinemas. Fathom Events has been a driving force behind this, with three faith-based events this past autumn. Fathom attributes its…

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 – Wednesday 14 May 2014

An in-depth interview with Tim League, founder and CEO of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a true pioneer in the American exhibition industry. Very disarming and insightful. How did the dining experience while watching a movie come about? There was a theater in…

NCM’s Acquisition of Screenvision Is Hard To Fathom

  To say the announcement of National CineMedia’s acquisition of arch-rival Screenvision stunned the cinema industry would be an understatement, even though the deal had been anticipated for some time. Within the cozy confines of the cinema advertising industry this…

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