Cinema News Digest – Friday 29 June 2018

Dear Junkies, We have come to the half-way point for domestic (US and Chinese) and global box office, with the news being good all around. Ticket sales in North America are up more than 8% with over USD $6 billion…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 27 March 2018

Dear Junkies, This week children burnt to death in a cinema where they had gone to watch “Sherlock Gnomes”. 11-year old Viktoria Pochankina called her aunt to tell her that her school-class was trapped in the cinema auditorium and everything…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 11 September 2017

Irma closes Florida cinemas; Showcase UK makes loss; two analysts weigh in on cinema upgrades; Spain’s 20% cinema VAT won’t be reduced yet; CNC is filthy rich; Bollywood films get shorter; scary clown in cinema auditorium; Val Morgan grows cine…

CJ Cinema Digest – Thursday 24 November 2016

Marcus buys Wehrenberg, Spain ticket price questioned, Wanda “monopolises”, CineStar roach case dropped, India’s Tier II & III cities tempt cinemas, Demonetisation hurts Indian cinemas (or not), LA cinema ad convention reviewed, renewed Rieu record, Fathom’s sensory-friendly Nutcracker and more “Billy Lynn” musings….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 2 September 2016

Wanda’s PVR interest and HY results, China cinema law, CGV brand win, Spain 21% cinema VAT anger, German small cinema growth, no Odeon Bath 3am shows, Amazon open air car cinema Poland, Prospero on UK’s outdoor cinema love, Cinex Plaza and Majestic NZ go digital, Celebration! closed caption, Dan Fuhlendorrf sues UCS, German cinema robbery, LFF temporary Thames screen, The Light Bolton sees light of day, art deco cinema saved in Belfast but lost in London, and dog cinema in Norway. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 22 August 2016

Jim Patterson RIP, CGV increases Blitz stake, Carnival buys Bombay Talkies, Spain BO up, German BO down, UK’s cheapest cinema tickets, Beth Figge joins QSC, SF Norway’s Supersalen PLF, German CineApp, popcorn by weight in India,smuggling watermelons into cinema, popcorn fire in Sydney, sex assault in Vue, Germany ‘self defence’ gun in cinema, French outdoor cinema cancelled over security, Wildwood grows, first new cinema in Congo in 25 years and stop-motion Lego marriage proposal in cinema….

40 Under 40 EUR: Arturo Guillén of comScore

This story first appeared in a special CineEurope 2016 issue of BoxOffice magazine. To subscribe to the magazine click here. Name: Arturo Guillén Company: ComScore Title: Vice President of EMEA and India Country: Spain “Non stop crying watching ‘Bambi’ in a…

40 Under 40 EUR: Fernando Evole of Cinépolis Spain, Yelmo Cines

This story first appeared in a special CineEurope 2016 issue of BoxOffice magazine. To subscribe to the magazine click here. Name: Fernando Evole Company: Cinépolis Spain, Yelmo Cinemas Title: Country Manager Country: Spain Fernando Evole says that he was born…

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 May 2016

Re-seating is key for Regal and AMC, cheap Spanish cinema, Secret Cinema secrets revealed, Cineplex’s Langhammer is Exhibitor of the Year, Reel’s VIP cinemas, #Cinnovate in Cannes, Cineworld 4DX x10, Jakarta cinema for blind, Indian cinema F&B feast, Lotte in Hong Kong and burn in hell movie pirates. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 4 December 2015

Sweden – A Swedish cinema chain has stopped accepting cash payments in all of its venues after disturbances involving gangs of youth. Björnbiografer AB no longer accept cash for its cinemas in Falun, Gagnef, Ludvika, Rättvik, Sandviken, Tierp and Vansbro. In one incident…

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