3D Captures Market Share in Emerging Cinema Markets

London ( December 9, 2019 ) -

Information released at the Emerging Cinema Markets Conference, Istanbul (Nov 19th – 21st), by RealD highlights the significant impact that 3D continues to have across the world, especially in new territories.

Emerging Cinema Markets are opening up new cinemas with the latest projection, sound, laser and lighting technology and coupled with the youthful age demographic creates a perfect storm for 3D!

The 3D % by Market in 2019 for movies released with a 3D format available – as verified by Comscore are in Emerging markets includes:

  • Moldova 99.8%
  • Uzbekistan 98.4%
  • Tajikistan 97.7%
  • Kyrgyzstan 94.2%
  • Georgia 90.7%
  • Azerbaijan 90.4%
  • China 87.5%
  • Turkmenistan 87.0%
  • Mozambique 81.9%
  • Belarus 61.2%
  • Turkey 56.6%
  • 3D % of Box Office Films released with a 3D Format Available (29/10/18 – 28/10/19) -Comscore

John Trafford-Owen, Managing Director of RealD EMEAR, said: “We would like to thank the ECM Conference for allowing us to be part of the event this year. 3D is such an important premium, helping exhibitors to maximise revenues and offer customers a true differentiation from any experience they can have in their own homes. As the data shows, 3D can work in every territory and at RealD we want to help support the efforts of those emerging markets to ensure that the experience they provide is second to none and help sustain that growth and success.”

Rob Arthur, Co-Founder of DCS Events says, “The Emerging Cinema Markets Conference, Istanbul showcased 3D and highlighted that in Emerging Cinema Markets all stakeholders have to think differently. It is the new frontier”.


This event is being organised by Digital Cinema Solutions Events (DCS Events) – an independent events company to the cinema industry. The event will be held at the Grand Tarabya Hotel in Istanbul on 19th – 21st November 2019. Industry professionals Rob Arthur, Julie Harriss and Dan Harriss formed DCS Events in 2018. Full conference details and tickets are available at www.ecm19.com 


Named three times as “Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company, RealD’s mission is to perfect the visual experience on every screen and on every device. RealD pioneered digital 3D cinema and today has the world’s largest 3D cinema platform with well over 2 billion people having experienced a movie in RealD 3D. RealD’s network of theaters includes more than 30,000 installed screens in 75 countries with over 1,200 exhibition partners. As the world’s premier visual technology innovator, RealD designs and licenses cutting-edge technologies that enable a premium viewing experience in the theater, at home and on personal devices.