China Cinema News – New Year Special 2018

Chinese New Year is over (also known as Spring or Lunar Festival) and with it a record box office haul for the world’s second biggest cinema market, as we enter the Year of the Dog. After last year failed to…

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 Digest – Monday 17 October 2016

Anti-trust fine for CGV, EclairColor goes LA, SPI goes Mumbai, Lotte evacuation in dark, Mukta wants to double, new NEC projector, India to enforce MRP, Korean art-house, lots of German cinemas, restoring Birmingham’s art-deco cinema and “Save Our Butts 2″….

China Cinema Digest – Friday 15 May 2015

‘It’s going to be impossible in the 21st century for anyone to think about anything without a Chinese aspect.’ – Sir David Tang (bit.ly/1FRy1Zu) BREAKING NEWS: Wanda is rumoured to be acquiring Top 10 exhibitor Jin Yi Cinema and data platform Yi…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 13 February 2014

Regal has announced its 2014 Q4 figures, which are up, up, up in all departments, on the back of an improved film slate. Reason enough for it not to want to sell itself any longer. Dividend was also announced. Total…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 15 January 2015

UK – Cineworld clearly has to work on more LGBT awareness (not to mention common sense) for its staff, after a lesbian couple were evicted for (wait for it) using the Ladies toilet. A £20 voucher and two free tickets…

CJ@CineAsia CineAsia University – Lasers

In an effort to provide updates on the CineAsia 2014 conference and trade show presently taking place in Hong Kong SAR, this post was written live, and in the present tense, during one of the conference’s presentations. Comments attributed to…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 22 July 2014

Imax – According to Wall Street Journal China, Imax is planning to open a further 19 screens in partnership with local companies ahead of listing its local operation. Interestingly Richard Gelfond’s Chinese name is Gail Fang. IMAX theater will open…

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