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Snack Nov.
Secret snackers: How should theatres deal with food smuggling?

The issue of smuggling food into theatres has come up many times in my conversations and travels over the past few months. More »

Euro Nov.
Promoting European films in Busan and Moscow

During the month of October, European Film Promotion covers two key events. More »

Asia Nov.
China casts out ‘Outcast’

Once again, China has pulled a major English-language movie literally hours before its scheduled opening. More »

Down Under Nov.
Roadshow shifts to day-and-date releases

It used to be that films had very different release patterns Down Under compared to the U.S. More »

Russia in Review
New pact may boost actors’ fees in Russia

The International Federation of Actors has requested that Russian lawmakers expedite the process for the ratification of the Beijing agreement, which stipulates that actors receive cash payments for any use of films with their participation, according to Denis Kiris, head of the country’s Independent Trade Union of Film and Theatre Actors. More »

The accessibility challenge: New cinema rules proposed for hearing and visually impaired

The U.S. Department of Justice has proposed new regulations to require closed captioning and “audio description” in theatres. 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 »



CineAsia to honor Major Cineplex's Vicha Poolvarluk

Vicha Poolvarluk, chairman of Major Cineplex Group, will receive the 2014 “Exhibitor of the Year” Award at CineAsia More »

Australian International Movie Convention announces diverse program

The 69th Australian International Movie Convention will be held Oct. 12-16 at Jupiters Hotel & Casino More »

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