CJ China Cinema News – Friday 18 August 2017

Private Cinemas for Tier 3 & 4, Luxe Laser in Shangahi, JD.com + WePiao, Dadi’s Deputy GM Xu interview, HG Entertainment fund expansion, Evergrande 100th cinema, “Wolf Warrior 2” ticket fraud, fans ‘lock’ screenings for stars, “Manchester by the Sea”…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 17 December 2015

From left: Hu Qiming, Mao Zheng Jun, Lu Way, Yu Xin (photo: Mtime) Mtime hosted a cinema conference on 11 December with a panel on “Diversified Cinema Revenue”. With over 31,000 screens, 6,200 cinemas and CNY ¥40 billion (USD $6.17 billion) in…

PLF: Investment In The Next Generation of Cinema Exhibition

The following post is a synopsis taken from the recent report on PLF Cinema from IHS Technology, published in June 2015. Premium large format (PLF) is one of the fastest growing and most active areas of cinema exhibition with significant potential…

Why RealD is For Sale and Who Would Want to Buy It

Following a disappointing Q3 RealD has revealed that it has appointed investment banker Moelis & Co. to “explore a full range of strategic alternatives available to the Company”, which as Bloomberg notes is “language that typically means a company is seeking a…

China Cinema Digest – Wednesday 17 December 2014

Imax has crossed 200 screens in Mainland China following the latest deal announced with Wanda Cinemas. IMAX and Wanda Cinema, announced today that the company, along with Wanda Plaza is located in Hangzhou Gongshu Wanda IMAX theater opened, IMAX theater…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 15 December 2014

Perhaps the biggest news announced at CineAsia was Arts Alliance Media partnership with Wanda Cinemas. It would be good, however, to have a bit more specifics on what exactly the deal entails for both parties. The partnership will see AAM…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 4 August 2014

Guardian of the Galaxy earned around USD $94 million in the US alone this weekend. But thanks to the wonders of digital (cinema) technology, one set of cinema goers were in for a big surprise when the Regal cinema started…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 8 April 2014

Imax is to sell 20% of its China business to two Chinese-based entities in return for USD $80 million and a firmer foot hold in the world’s soon-to-be largest cinema market. IMAX Chief Executive Richard Gelfond said in an interview…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 28 February 2014

Secret Cinema‘s Grand Budapest Hotel throws open its doors in London… UK and Ireland get drive in cinemas (both showing Grease)… Chinese crack-down on ticket fraud… Brooklyn’s oldest independent cinema goes Indigogo for digital… Some news from Germany… Learn a…

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