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Snack Corner 12-14
Digital discounts: Coupons remain a potent sales tool

I recently read an article on digital coupons and their effectiveness. If offered great ideas and some thought-provoking questions. More »

European Update 12-14
‘Ida’ leads European Film Awards race with five nominations

After their respective success as Palme d’Or and screenplay winners at the Festival de Cannes, Winter Sleep (from Turkey) and Leviathan (Russia) joined the ranks of Ida (five nominations in major categories for Poland) and Force Majeure (from Sweden) as the contenders for best picture at the 27th European Film Awards (EFA). More »

Asia Roundabout 12-14
‘Outcast’ gets a second chance in China

On Sept. 26, the period action film Outcast, a France/U.S.A./China co-production, was withdrawn by Chinese studio Yunnan Film Group, its principal local investor, without any immediate explanation and just two hours before its scheduled midnight previews in Beijing. More »

Down Under 12-14
Film production is booming in New Zealand

New Zealand is suddenly a hive of activity on the filming front. More »

Russia may limit number of foreign releases

The State Duma (Russian Parliament) is once more considering a reduction in the number of foreign films in Russian cinemas. More »

An Open Letter to Netflix’s Ted Sarandos

Dear Ted: You’ve been bugging us a lot over the past several months. More »

FJI Columns

In Focus

Commentary on issues impacting the motion picture theatre industry, from the Editor's desk. More »

The People Factor

Keith Wiedenkeller, AMC Entertainment Senior VP of Human Resources, offers insights on hiring and training employees and maintaining a productive and cordial work environment. More »

Asia/Pacific Roundabout

FJI Far East Bureau Chief Scott Rosenberg looks at developments in Asia from his home base in Bangkok, Thailand. More »

Day & Date Down Under

David Pearce reports from New South Wales on movie industry news in Australia and New Zealand. More »

ICTA Insights

Experts from the International Cinema Technology Association share their knowledge of the latest technologies and trends affecting movie theatre operations. More »

Snack Corner

FJI Concessions Editor Anita Watts surveys the latest products and trends related to the cinema's profit center, the concession stand. More »

European Update

FJI Exhibition/Business Editor Andreas Fuchs reports on the latest exhibition news all across Europe. More »

Canadian Newsfront

Adina Lebo of the Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada provides cinema news from our northern neighbors. More »

Russia in Review

Russian correspondent Vladislav Vorotnikov relays the latest news from Russia's growing movie industry. More »

UNIC Perspectives

Representatives from the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the European association representing cinema owners across 28 territories, weigh in on issues impacting the European continent. More »



NATO issues technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection

NATO has released technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection systems More »

Introducing, a new search site to help you find movies you love

Our six member studios of the MPAA have created a new search site called More »

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