CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 20 April 2017

F8 and BJIFF special: “Furious 8” does glorious business, Omnijoi-IMAX pact for +40 cinemas, Hollywood quota speculation and why Hollywood alone can’t save China’s BO, per-screen takings keep falling, yet more BO fraud, BJIFF opens, New Wave Forum panel, FIPL…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 18 April 2017

Vue to buy Printworks, Odeon-Imax plans, fatal Showcase stabbing, Netflix France cinema pressure, India price cap, Cinepolis India UPI, 21% Germans ‘never’ go to cinema, 700 films banned in German cinemas, INCAA sacking protest, Picturehouse strike, Showcase shooting, another cinema…

Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017 – Part 1.5

CinemaCon is a NATO construct built on the pillars of The Exhibitor’s movie palaces, The Studio’s mix of movies, and The Techniques and Technology that brings them to life. The pillars sit on a wild and nuanced history which reflects…

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 News Digest – Friday 24 February 2017

Imax Q4 figures, NCM Q4, Belgian 2016 cinema figures, multiplexes anchor Indian malls, Cult Sauce in Manchester, Barco explains HDR, GFT wins autism friendly award, 35% of Aussies won’t watch subtitled films, Portland cinemas remembered. Canada – Q4 earnings were…

CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 16 February 2017

“La La Land” can’t save Spring Festival BO, January BO up but fraud returns, Nomura analyst bullish (again), pessimism about Tier 2&3 cities, Wanda’s Shimao deal shrinks as January smiles, Jinyi and Imax to launch VR halls, summer season out…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 23 January 2017

“Lost in London” finds success, PVR launches Vkaao, US cinema ticket price up in 2016, Korea’s cinema attendance down, KinoNor becomes first environmentally certified cinema chain, UK indie cinemas are doing just fine, QSC certifies three cinemas, AMC expands Imax partnership, French kids can watch sex in cinema again, Indian national anthem fracas, bed cinema in Belarus (indoor) and Australia (outdoor), Barco’s Wim Buyens is AIS chairman, Marcus cinema fire scare and International Popcorn Day….

CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 12 January 2017

CJ China Cinema News is back, looking at stolen BO, consolidation in 2017, staffing & training woes, a Trump year ahead, BBC goes Imax, Wanda opens 200th Imax screen, lost iPhones, private cinema prosecuted, China Intercom and Dadi, plus blind “see” cinema….

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 10 January 2017

USA: Cinépolis goes VIP in NE, Carmike in Anderson Towne, Morehead Foundry down with hipsters, CinéBistro hiring in Baltimore; India: Cinépolis in Hyderabad; Gulf: Nov’s laser Imax in Qater, Reel and City Walk become Roxy in Dubai; France: Paris’ Etoile Cinémas is arthouse of tomorrow, quality three-screener in Castelnaudary; UK: Curzon Colchester in September; Philippines: SMLEI’s first concept cinema in Manila’s Mall of Asia. Renovation/Re-opening: Les 3 Luxembourg’s in Paris, Scotland’s Screen Machine. Closing: Cinema City out of Budapest’s MOM Park, Mainz’s Residenz closes, demolition starts at Newcastle’s Odeon. …

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