Fathom Events Named Best Distributor (U.S.) at 2017 Event Cinema Association Conference and Receives Multiple Box Office Awards
Recognized for the Second Consecutive Year for Outstanding Distribution in the United States
Denver, CO (February 9, 2017) – Fathom Events, the recognized leader in event cinema, received the top honor of Best Distributor (U.S.) at the 2017 Event Cinema Association (ECA) Conference that took place in London last week. The ECA awards recognize the year’s best achievements in the field of event cinema and awarded Fathom Events the Best U.S. Distributor award for the second consecutive year, highlighting the company’s continued success in distribution and content development.
Fathom Events was honored with Silver Box Office Awards for “Batman: The Killing Joke” and U.S. distribution of “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F”, and a Bronze Box Office Award for “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”, in addition to Best Distributor Americas Award, alongside European event distributor Picturehouse, which received the U.K. award. Additional notables include the Metropolitan Opera, who received the best content provider for U.S. and Odeon, who won for Excellence in Exhibition (U.K.). In addition, Fathom Events CEO John Rubey and Brad LaDouceur of Cineplex Canada were appointed to the ECA board.
“Fathom Events is honored to once again receive this prestigious recognition by the ECA among a competitive group who are changing the landscape of event cinema,” said John Rubey, CEO Fathom Events. “We have continued to push boundaries of the types of content consumers can experience in their local cinemas and are thrilled to accept this award on behalf of our partners who play an important role in our distribution efforts.”
The Event Cinema Association serves nearly 200 members globally who acquire, develop and exhibit exciting limited run consumer ticketed events in over 4000 worldwide movie theaters.
To learn more about Fathom Events and upcoming productions, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event cinema with participating affiliate theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events such as live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions like the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live, sporting events like Copa America Centenario, concerts with artists like Michael Bublé, Rush and Mötley Crüe, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics film series and inspirational events such as To Joey With Love and Kirk Cameron’s Revive US. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 896 locations and 1,383 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.