CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 25 August 2017

Vista and Kinepolis results are good; UK passes 100m admissions; BO summer actually not bad; Carnival buy Singapore cinemas and Umrothkar new CEO; Star Wars fan brawl in cinema; Cineworld evacuation, IBC session on cinema innovation and “Dunkirk” aspect ratio rant….

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 March 2017

Vista conference, OurScreen+Odeon, Credit Suisse ‘Underperforms’ AMC, record Mexican BO, Indian $3 ticket cap, Korea voucher expiry worry, Carmike turns to AMC, Ian Shepherd to leave Odeon, Movio Sarah promoted, André Rieu takes event cinema in-house, EclairColor CinemaCon demo, first 4DX…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 4 December 2014

Wanda Cinemas has been given the OK for an IPO in China in its second attempt. So much for all of our conspiracy theories that it would list elsewhere. Wanda Cinema Line Co. Ltd., a movie theater company controlled by…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 26 November 2014

While Secret Cinema has been getting lots of publicity, it is only now that there is recognition for Experience Cinema, which hosted 280 sold-out Rooftop Film Club events in London this summer, as well as 70 drive-in screenings and now also…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 13 August 2014

Alamo Drafthouse is coming to downtown Los Angeles. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the quirky Austin-based theater chain known for its beer and food service, is expanding into downtown Los Angeles. The cinema chain, which specializes in independent and repertory films, will…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 11 August 2014

New Zealand – Ticketing software company Vista is off to a good start after debuting on the Kiwi boeurse.   Shares of Vista Group International rose as much as 8.1 percent on their NZX debut, after the cinema software and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 18 July 2014

New Zealand – Ticketing specialist Vista has been valued at $188 million. Not clear if US or NZ dollars, but as it is on the NZX bourse most likely the latter, meaning it is would be worth USD $163.4 million….

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 20 March 2014

CinemaCon is just around the  corner. The biggest annual get-together of cinema owners and operators from all over the world takes place 24-27 March and Celluloid Junkie will be there. Please note that there will be NO Daily Cinema Digest…

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