CJ Opinion: For Cinema, the Best Defence is Offence

There are many nice things about garden leave, as I have found since leaving Odeon/UCI last year. One is having the time to think and reflect on lessons learned. Another is reconnecting with friends in other industries, which apart from…

EXCLUSIVE: CJ Interviews Paul Donovan, former CEO of Odeon & UCI

Having turned around the fortunes of Odeon & UCI, the company’s CEO Paul Donovan stunned the cinema industry by announcing that he was stepping down shortly after the exhibitors’ sale to Wanda-owned AMC. After a period of well-deserved holiday, decompression and…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 March 2017

Vista conference, OurScreen+Odeon, Credit Suisse ‘Underperforms’ AMC, record Mexican BO, Indian $3 ticket cap, Korea voucher expiry worry, Carmike turns to AMC, Ian Shepherd to leave Odeon, Movio Sarah promoted, André Rieu takes event cinema in-house, EclairColor CinemaCon demo, first 4DX…

CJ @ IBC: Cinema 2020 – Seeing the Future Business Today

This is a live transcript of the presentations made at this year’s IBC Big Screen conference strand held in Amsterdam in September. As such we sometimes paraphrase what is said on stage and any errors are most likely the fault…

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