Cinema News Digest – Thursday 2 November 2017

Dear Junkies, Strikes at UCI and Picturehouse makes us wonder what employees think of working at cinemas. Rather than putting that awkward question to the teen serving you popcorn before the next showing of “Thor Ragnarok”, you can find out…

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 – Tuesday 15 August 2017

Paris indie cinema pre-pay card, Helios profits, CGV weak local BO, Inox to grow to +500 screens, UK/US cinema films released annually, tech of S.African cinemas, N.Ireland Cinema Day, new CEO for Nordisk, Indian censor fired, Ozark Henry in Auro…

The Cyber Threat(s) Facing Cinemas

When discussing threats facing the cinema business, Netflix, piracy and shorter release windows always seem to come before any discussion about hacking and cyber threats. Yet as cinemas increasingly rely on complex databases, social media marketing, online transactions, networked point…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 7 April 2017

Jan Runge leaving UNIC, Tour des Cinemas report in English, Ster-Kinekor hacked, South Korean cinema “wage theft”, actors protest Picturehouse, CGV’s siesta cinema, Lotte chairman denies corruption, UK indies and cinema, Senegal cinema revival, Shia LaBouef film has just one viewer…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 1 April 2015

Celluloid Junkie can exclusively reveal that in an effort to spur uptake of immersive audio for cinema Dolby and Barco have concluded a groundbreaking agreement to merge their Atmos and Auro systems. While a formal announcement is not expected before…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 4 December 2014

With Hoyt having called off an IPO of its exhibition business earlier this year, there is now speculation that it could be sold to a private equity investor instead. Sydney-based Pacific Equity Partners is negotiating to sell the Hoyts chain…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 1 December 2014

France – The merger of Ymagis and dcinex is going well, with streamlining already well underway. It seems like with the colocations and regroupings it will fairly rapidly be able to offer an integrated operation. In Germany, where both YMAGIS…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 28 May 2014

UK – An alleged case of E-Coli in a restaurant owned by a Belfast-based cinema. The list of charges is pretty disturbing and disgusting. Read it for yourself. As more and more cinemas focus on premium F&B options, food safety and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 2 May 2014 (Bumper Issue!)

It is not often that we start with a ‘Digital Death Watch’-type of story, but the Graham is not just an amazingly resilient single-screen cinema in North Carolina. This is also example of terrific college journalism that incorporates video (below),…

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