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 – Wednesday 3 August 2016

Cinépolis grows in the US, Imax Private Theatre in Dubai, Ptmind & Cinema City track traffic, AAM + Jinyi GuangMei, Unique + Cinedavis, Bangkok Cineplex fire, Cineworld blackout angers, Romeo & Juliette seen both ways, Spencer Klein awarded, Basildon Estate cinema plans dropped, Edinburgh old Odeon plans announced, Blackpool’s Regent re-opens, Gaumont’s Ambassade on Champs-Élysées closes and pets go to Cinesa. …

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 2 March 2015

3D equipment maker Volfoni is looking to capitalise on many of RealD’s 3D lease contracts coming to an end in the next 12-24 months by ramping up production capacity in China and France. After just 15 months since its launch…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 27 February 2015

US advertising major National CineMedia has published its quarterly and full year results. Q4 was up slightly but the year as a whole was down, in line with box office. Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 increased 0.3%…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 15 December 2014

Perhaps the biggest news announced at CineAsia was Arts Alliance Media partnership with Wanda Cinemas. It would be good, however, to have a bit more specifics on what exactly the deal entails for both parties. The partnership will see AAM…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 29 October 2014

“Psst, wanna buy a cinema?” That seems to be the not-so-subtle message from Regal, the largest cinema chain in the United States, which unexpectedly put a ‘For Sale’ sign on the front door. Speculations immediately focused on Alibab’s Jack Ma,…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 24 October 2014

The acquisition of dcinex by Ymagis has finally been approved by shareholders. This is the single largest and most important digital cinema consolidation in Europe as dcinex/Ymagis is without a pan-European competitor of similar size, facing instead competition on the…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 4 September

IBC is less than a week away and the IBC Big Screen Experience (free for all attendees!) will hear an urgent appeal for digital cinema manufacturers, exhibitors and others to resolve the vexing issue of software upgrades. John Hurst, co-founder…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 26 August 2014

USA (NY) – Manhattan’s arthouse Quad Cinema has been sold and it could frankly not have asked for a better new owner. At first, news that the revered Quad Cinema in New York’s Greenwich Village had been sold to a…

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