Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 February 2015

India – Having confirmed its new acquisition, Cinepolis won’t just re-brand the Fun cinema circuit but revamp its entire portfolio, we are told. And it also plans a significant – but realistic – organic expansion. Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd, the…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 10 November 2014

Variety reports that Australian exhibitor Hoyts’ IPO has been called off. The flotation had been expected to value the company at up to A$900 million ($773 million) in a pre-Christmas sale handled by investment bank UBS. The sale process was…

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 – Friday 16 May 2014

USA (NY) – National CineMedia has announced the details of its partnership with Shazam, to create audio-embedded links in its adverts for enhanced content. There are further partnerships with Disney’s Maker Studios and Idea United. National CineMedia revealed intriguing partnerships with…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 13 February 2014

A self-professed computer nerd in Shanghai who broke up with (or was dumped by?) his girlfriend last year is making V-Day plans difficult for romantically inclined cinema visitors. “Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day at one Chinese cinema…

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