Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 12 June 2014

We’ve featured MasterImage, DepthQ and Volfoni, but the 3D presentations at this year’s CineEurope will be courtesy of RealD. Exhibiting from the grand CCIB Auditorium, RealD will be at the very heart of the proceedings using our innovative 2D and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 11 June 2014

Carmike Cinemas’ share price is up 166% in the last two year, but that’s not necessarily a good thing, according to research analyst Gary Bourgeault. This long article looks at Carmike’s rollup and acquisition strategy, whether it will be bought by…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 9 June 2014

Event cinema is used to trade accusation between New York’s Metropolitan opera and London’s Royal Opera House, with the former arguing that it is simply cannibalizing existing audiences, while ROH takes a more constructive view. It is a somewhat unedifying…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 6 June 2014

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” Mark Twain once said. Is the same true for declining cinema youth attendance? Not in France, which is making sure that the next generation values and keeps the ‘7th…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 5 June 2014

Don’t go short on AMC! If you only read one cinema-related article this week (other than one of ours) make it this one. Heck, forward or print it out and give it to your colleagues. This is one of the…

Cinema Audiences Getting Older, German Study Finds

The German Federal Film Board (FFA – Filmförderungsanstalt) has published its annual reports on cinema attendance and Top 75 films for Germany in 2013. Noting successes for German titles last year, the two reports also record a significant decline in cinema…

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…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 3 June 2014

The fact that China’s box office is booming is taken as a given, but depending on how you look at the figures, some more troubling aspects shine through. Grace, vice president of Arts and Consulting Research told the “First Financial…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 2 June 2014

“Farewell My Concubine” had its global premiere yesterday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; the first ever Chinese 3D opera in Atmos to be shown in cinemas. Yesterday, appears on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles of…

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