CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 12 December 2016

Alibaba invests in Showtime, GIC pumps $260m into Cinema XXI, Atom Tickets profiled Redux, cinema stocks fall, Odeon-AMC Manchester conflict, Showtime Taipei is Christie Vive’s 400th, Korean cinemas’ variable pricing, Canada cinema hack, Indian cinema national anthem arrests, Inox plans, MK2 VR venue plans, Dutch supply Chinese VR, Malick’s UltraWidescreen, DepthQ US patent, PVR to install 10x4DX, Sawhney is Carnival COO, DCM signs Everyman, NCM signs Bow Tie, MK2’s Music Cinema Club, ECA Russian chapter, Sherlock IV in cinemas, raunchy mom in cinema pilloried. …

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 5 December 2016

Insights from This Way Up, Cinema evolution, CGV to buyMalaysia’s GSC, Fandango buys Cinepapaya, Indian mandates patriotism in cinemas, India multiplex consolidation, Event Cinema racism, S. Korea attendance drop, Ymagis+Open Sky, Smart Pricer partners Compeso, Mark Schubin on “Billy Lynn”, pro and con eating in cinema, Indian MRP water fight, NCM promotes Lupo & Tursi, DCM upfront, Cinemaxx VIP seating, #MannequinChallenge….

GST Tax Reform Boosts Indian Multiplexes

The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India looks set to add 4%-5% to the EBITDA of multiplex operators like PVR and Inox in a major boost for the sector. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 21 January 2016

India – Could the Indian box office boom be undermined by single screen cinema closing faster than multiplexes are adding new screens? Like the PVR five-screen cinema at Grand Mall in Chennai’s Velachery, there are dozens of multiplexes across India ready…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 2 October 2015

On September 27th Secret Cinema ended its 100-day run of “Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in London, which despite opening to lukewarm reviews, was a financial success taking in GBP £6.45 million (EUR €8.7 million or…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 18 September 2015

This weekend “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” opens in cinemas around the world where it hasn’t already debuted. The sequel to last year’s box office winner “The Maze Runner” is also providing Barco with another opportunity to show off and…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 11 September 2015

Australia’s Village Roadshow has entered the Sri Lankan market through an agreement with the local media and entertainment company EAP Group. The deal will see the companies jointly develop multiplexes across the island. EAP is said to own 15 cinemas…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 8 June 2015

France/Switzerland – A major eSports event cinema deal announced by the Electronic Sports League (ESL), BY Experience and Pathe Live. Today, the manic and sports world enters a new dimension. ESL partners with BY Experience , a global leader alternative…

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