Atom Tickets Partners With Cinepolis USA, CMX Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Maya Cinemas, and Far Away Entertainment
Atom Grows Theatrical Footprint By More Than 1,000 Screens Nationwide
Santa Monica, California (October 23, 2018) – Atom Tickets, the social movie ticketing platform, announced today it has partnered with Cinépolis USA, CMX Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Maya Cinemas, and Far Away Entertainment to expand its national theater footprint. The deals add over 100 theater locations and more than 1,000 screens to the Atom Tickets network, bringing Atom Tickets’ reach to more than 21,000 of the highest volume screens across North America.
“We’re thrilled to partner with these prestigious exhibitors to deepen our national reach,” said Matthew Bakal, Chairman and Co-Founder of Atom Tickets. “Our app makes it easy to invite friends to see a movie, buy tickets ahead of time and skip the lines at the theater. This experience is greatly enhanced by partnering with forward-thinking exhibitors such as Cinépolis USA, CMX Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Maya Cinemas, and Far Away Entertainment.”
“We look forward to working with Atom Tickets to deliver an enhanced digital movie ticketing experience that is consistent with the moviegoing experience our communities and customers have come to love about Cinepolis,” said Luis Olloqui, CEO of Cinepolis USA.
The theater partners bolster Atom Tickets’ geographic reach:
- Cinépolis USA is a leading world-class cinema exhibitor known for its enhanced movie-going concepts with theaters in California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Texas;
- CMX Cinemas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinemex, the sixth largest cinema chain in the world, and offers state-of-the art premium movie-going experiences with operations in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado and New York;
- Malco Theatres operates dozens of locations across six states including Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee;
- Maya Cinemas opened its first location in Salinas, CA in 2003. The company has since grown to include more California locations including Bakersfield, Fresno, Delano, and Pittsburg. They will expand further by the end of 2019 with sites opening in North Las Vegas, Nevada (opening Dec. 2018) and Dallas, Texas.
- Far Away Entertainment operates 10 theaters in Washington State including four art/historic cinemas and six first run locations. The company is known for catering to several of the distinct island communities in the Northwest.
The new exhibitors join an impressive list of Atom Tickets theater partners that includes AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, National Amusements’ Showcase Cinemas, Southern Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Bow Tie Cinemas, Landmark Cinemas of Canada, and Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres among others.
About Cinépolis USA
Cinépolis USA is a leading world-class cinema exhibitor that offers guests enhanced movie-going experiences through its “Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas” and “Cinépolis” theater concepts, and newly debuted 4DX and kid-approved Cinépolis Junior auditoriums. The Dallas-based theater chain opened its first theater in Del Mar, CA in July 2011 and has some of the top performing theaters in the country, currently operating a total of 20 luxury and premium theaters with a presence in Southern California, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Texas and Ohio. Additional theaters across the U.S. are planned to open in the next few years. Its México-based parent company, Cinépolis, is the fourth largest movie theater exhibitor in the world. For more information about Cinépolis USA, please visit www.cinepolisusa.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CinepolisUSA, Instagram at @CinepolisUSA or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CinepolisUSA.
About CMX Cinemas
CMX Cinemas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cinemex, opened its doors in April 2017 at Brickell City Centre, Miami, FL, offering new features to give guests an innovative and VIP movie-going experience. CMX provides state-of-the art technology that can be enjoyed through different types of experiences: CMX CinéBistro, the luxury dine-in and in-seat service; CMX Market, the gourmet grab and go movie experience and CMX Premium, the upgraded traditional theater with classic concessions. It also features the trendy and exclusive CMX Stone Sports Bar at selected theaters, making CMX the one-stop-destination for entertainment. CMX, with the opening of the New York theater, will have 37 sites, 388 screens and 2,450 employees, in venues located in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado and New York. New openings are scheduled in New Jersey, Illinois, Florida and Georgia during 2019.
About Malco Theatres
Memphis, TN-based Malco Theatres is a fourth-generation family owned and operated business that reached its 100th anniversary in 2015. Malco operates over 350 screens at 34 locations across the Mid-South, as well as bowling and family entertainment centers in Louisiana and Mississippi. Malco has projects under construction in Memphis, Tennessee; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Ridgeland, Mississippi; and Owensboro, Kentucky.
About Maya Cinemas
Maya Cinemas was chartered in 2000 with a mission to develop, build, own and operate modern, first-run, megaplex movie theaters in underserved, family oriented, Latino-dominant communities. Maya offers first-run Hollywood movies in high-end cinemas focused on quality of design and state-of-the-art presentation technologies while keeping a keen focus on superior customer service.
About Far Away Entertainment
Far Away Theaters are focused heavily on first run films and extensive community involvement utilizing its locations for a mixture of first run film, live entertainment and community events. The circuit consists of 31 screens, all locations are digital and has been operating since its formation in 1997. It’s Lynwood Theater on Bainbridge Island near Seattle is one of the oldest single screen movie houses on the West Coast operating non-stop since July, 1936.
About Atom Tickets
Atom Tickets is the first-of-its-kind social movie ticketing app. Backed by Lionsgate, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox Film, and Fidelity Management & Research Company, Atom Tickets allows consumers to search for films instantly, invite friends, buy tickets, pre-order concessions and more. Enabled on over 21,000 screens across the U.S., the platform’s innovative marketing capabilities help studios, exhibitors and brands maximize revenue opportunities. The company’s advisory board includes Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Tyler Perry, Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia who serve as resources to Atom in developing the most innovative and convenient theatrical movie experiences for consumers. Atom Tickets is available as a free app in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store and online at atomtickets.com.