CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 17 October 2017

Dear Junkies, VR is a poor fit for cinema. So why is everyone from AMC and IMAX to Paris art-house exhibitor MK2 leaping into the virtual reality business? Hype and fear of being seen to be overtaken by new technology/content…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 22 August 2017

No PVoD agreement, Regal Re-seating, Lotte corruption accusations, PVR takes “Inhumas” wide, Vista buys Senda stake, Odeon audio complaints, Paraguay cinema boom, South Africa ticket hike, “Annabelle” frightens, Lego ScreenX, Dirty Dancing outdoor fail, India anthem arrests and vintage posters…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 28 July 2017

Earnings: Regal, Imax, PVR and Inox. Cinepolis India 600 by 2022, Montreal’s Cinéma Impérial loses power, “Battleship Island” on 50 ScreenX, “Okja” 300K admissions, German cine ads up 36.5% 1H’17, Tyneside Cinema CEO steps down, Rieu record redux, Hammer House of Horror…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Thursday 8 June 2017

Germany: Kmap-Lintfort on track Japan: first Kid’s screen & ScreenX Canada: Fort McMurray’s Landmark UK: Liverpool Everyman, Montrose competition, St Enoch 24-hour licence, South Ruislip Cineworld, Haverfordwest withdrawal New Zealand: Palmerston Focal delayed USA: Rialto luxury-plex China: CHAO film club Finally:…

Cinema Surround Screens Battle For Film Content

The battle between three rival cinema surround-screen operators is heating up, with different films used to promote the various immersive premium large format (PLF) propositions. CJ 4DPlex has secured two major Hollywood titles for ScreenX, while Barco’s Escape will next focus…

CJ China Cinema News – Monday 22 May 2017

Wanda gets Bona cinemas, yet isn’t China’s largest circuit; Dadi launches event cinema; Dangal surprise Bollywood blockbuster; BesTV signs private cinema agreement; Times United Cinema IPO; no summer blackout for Hollywood; The Great Wall earnings; Shanghai DFC Baoshan Studios loyalty push; King…

CGV Plants Flag in United States with Buena Park Opening

On Friday, January 27th CJ CGV, the South Korean based cinema operator, jump started its expansion into the United States market when it opened a brand new theatre complex in Buena Park, California. The venue, which will act as their…

CJ @ IBC: Immersive Cinema – Pictures

This is a live transcript of the presentations made at this year’s IBC Big Screen conference strand held in Amsterdam in September. As such we sometimes paraphrase what is said on stage and any errors are most likely the fault…

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…

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