Cinema News Digest – Friday 12 January 2018

Indian national anthem not compulsory for cinemas; best Dutch film year since 1978/1965; good BO year for Ireland but bad for Italy; positive coverage of dynamic pricing announcement in Germany; cinema “better investment proposition” than restaurants in UK; Rec Room…

Cinema News Digest – Monday 20 November 2017

Paramount VR ‘cinema’; Bloomberg’s Q3 summary; CGR buys Cap’Cinema; Cinefamily to close after scandals; first cinema to boycott ‘Star Wars VIII‘; PVR expands VKAAO; re-birth of community cinemas in UK; single screens cling on in UAE; Bernadette McCabe joins MoviePass;…

CJ Top 50 Women in Cinema: Laura Fumagalli of Arcadia

This story first appeared in the June 2017 issue of BoxOffice magazine. To subscribe to the magazine click here. Name: Laura Fumagalli Company: Arcadia Title: Marketing & Events Manager Country: Italy “Since Arcadia is the family business, I have been involved in the exhibition industry…

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 19 September 2016

Indian cinemas love online ticketing, UNIC-CICAE statement, GSC for sale, Imax VR details, Everyman to double, PVR NCDs for acquisition, Cinepolis India to spend & grow, Italy €2 cinema scheme a hit, Madrid €6 cinema, Argentina cinema on curriculum, EclairColor in Deauville, Numero win Roadside, SmartPricer expands UCI trial, West Africa’s first Imax, oral sex in cinema, TIFF film too ‘Raw’, Imax in Asfotd, Picturehouse in Chester, Berlin’s Delphi Lux, Regal Hamilton 8, save Curzon Mayfair, Wellington’s ‘secret’ 38-seat cinema for sale. …

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 June 2014

File under ‘Keep Calm & Carry On’ – online film distribution revenue will overtake cinema box office in 2017, according to a new report by PwC. But box office is actually predicted to keep rising, while the real loser will…

Cinemeccanica Brings Laser Projection to Europe

Italian projector manufacturer Cinemeccanica has announced a test bed installation of its Cinecloud™ Lux laser driven projector in Venezia Mestre, Italy. Calling it “Immersive Cinema” the manufacturer does not go easy on the hyperbole for the installation with IMG Cinema Multiplex: The…

Italian exhibs see b’buster “cannibal effect”

Italian exhibitors are officially not happy about the front loading of blockbusters in the early part of this year. From The Hollywood Reporter: Paolo Protti, president of the [Italy’s national association of exhibitors], known as ANEC, called the situation the…

Warner Bros. Goes With Kodak Pre-show In Italy

Kodak Digital Cinema is notching a win in its belt after Warner Bros. International Cinemas selected them to run digital pre-show in their theatres throughout Italy. Kodak will install pre-show systems on 172 in 17 venues throughout the country starting…

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