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The past several weeks have been devastating for Sony Pictures and the motion picture industry. More »
As an entire nation feverishly awaited the Thailand premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1 on Nov. 20, moviegoers in the capital Bangkok were in for a big surprise when the film was abruptly canceled by the operator of the inner-city Scala and Lido theatres literally hours before its scheduled first screening, apparently due to political factors. More »
I recently read an article on digital coupons and their effectiveness. If offered great ideas and some thought-provoking questions. More »
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 »
On Sept. 26, the period action film Outcast, a France/U.S.A./China co-production, was withdrawn by Chinese studio Yunnan Film Group, its principal local investor, without any immediate explanation and just two hours before its scheduled midnight previews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 »
Commentary on issues impacting the motion picture theatre industry, from the Editor's desk. More »
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 »
FJI Far East Bureau Chief Scott Rosenberg looks at developments in Asia from his home base in Bangkok, Thailand. More »
David Pearce reports from New South Wales on movie industry news in Australia and New Zealand. More »
Experts from the International Cinema Technology Association share their knowledge of the latest technologies and trends affecting movie theatre operations. More »
FJI Concessions Editor Anita Watts surveys the latest products and trends related to the cinema's profit center, the concession stand. More »
FJI Exhibition/Business Editor Andreas Fuchs reports on the latest exhibition news all across Europe. More »
Adina Lebo of the Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada provides cinema news from our northern neighbors. More »
Russian correspondent Vladislav Vorotnikov relays the latest news from Russia's growing movie industry. More »
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 »
The fifth annual CinemaCon will return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on April 20-23 More »
NATO has released technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection systems More »
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