CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 21 October 2016

Great & Unwatchable Billy Lynn, AMC $1.4bn new debt, Helios expansion, THX sold (again), Indian cinema growth, UFO’s theatres, Indian cinema violence threat and paraplegic attack, Unique’s Rosetta Live, Cinépolis <3 4DX, Picturehouse's Goleby out, Schulman goes DTS:X with GDC, The Lot in San Ramon, Alamo in Brooklyn, Odeon Oldham Old Town Hall, Marlow Pop Up cinema, France's second business cinema expanded, Odeon Newcastle to be demolished and London's last sex cinema closed (again)....

CJ Cinema Digest – Tuesday 23 February 2016

Could Poland’s Helios make an attractive acquisition target, Carnival’s secret strategy for India revealed, Imax expands in France with Pathe and in UK (with everyone?), Movio-Vue partner for analytics…

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…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 3 September 2015

Wanda Cinema Line has signed a major deal with Christie Digital to deploy the latter’s projectors and audio solutions in its cinemas. The deal covers Christie’s 2K and 4K digital cinema projectors, Christie 6P laser projectors and Christie Vive Audio solutions,…

China Cinema Digest – July 2015

This is a round-up of cinema industry news from China that made the headlines in the month of July. Regular weekly updates resume in August. THX is launching in China in partnership with 20th Century Fox, which has committed to…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 20 May 2015

France – More details about the MK2 ‘Cinema Paradiso’ 11-day event planned for Paris’ Grande Palais, that we reported about last week. Much like Secret Cinema, the aim is to make it a brand and expand it to other cities:…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 5 February 2015

“Who stole my box office takings?!” Ten Chinese cinemas have been named-and-shamed for operating dual ticketing systems that enabled box office fraud. This is down from 16 in the last quarter of 2014. China The film Distribution and Exhibition Association…

China Cinema Digest – Wednesday 5 November 20

Not a month seems to go by without China breaking a new box office record. The Mainland box office is now on course to hit USD $5 billion (30 billion yuan) by the end of this year according to the Chinese…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 3 November 2014

Mexican/international chain Cinepolis is mentioned as one of the potential bidders for Regal, according to the LA Times. Other potential buyers mentioned include No. 3 US chain Cinemark, Shanghai Film Group Corp., Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba, or South Korea’s CJ Group. It…

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