Pathé Buying Out Gaumont Signals Further Cinema Consolidation

Gaumont is selling its 34% stake in the cinema chain Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé to majority shareholder Pathé for around EUR €380 million (USD $400 million). The circuit has 108 cinemas with 1,076 screens across France – where it is the…

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 3 August 2016

Cinépolis grows in the US, Imax Private Theatre in Dubai, Ptmind & Cinema City track traffic, AAM + Jinyi GuangMei, Unique + Cinedavis, Bangkok Cineplex fire, Cineworld blackout angers, Romeo & Juliette seen both ways, Spencer Klein awarded, Basildon Estate cinema plans dropped, Edinburgh old Odeon plans announced, Blackpool’s Regent re-opens, Gaumont’s Ambassade on Champs-Élysées closes and pets go to Cinesa. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 6 November 2015

France – Gaumont-Pathé is today opening a new cinema in Paris that is exclusively programming old and restored films. The former Gaumont Gobelins is now a beautifully refurbished five-screen cinema located opposite the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé – Monsieur Seydoux was himself the driving…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 31 July 2015

India – After its deal with Austria’s Cineplexx, Dolby has tied up with PVR to launch Atmos in 50 of the chain’s auditoriums over the next two years at a cost of INR 40 crore (USD $6.26 million). This will…

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