News





Second annual Event Cinema Conference announces lineup

Sept 2, 2014

The Event Cinema Association (ECA) announced the lineup for its second annual conference, taking place at the recently restored independent cinema The Genesis in Mile End, East London, on Oct. 16, 2014.

Featuring two panel discussions concerning marketing event cinema and a focus on new business models and technology, the conference also has a new format, a total of six breakout sessions taking place over the course of the day. Sponsors of the conference include DSAT Cinema, LANsat, Rentrak, Philips, DCM and Audience Entertainment.

Melissa Cogavin, managing director of the ECA, said, “Last year’s conference was a sell-out event, attended by 180 delegates from 19 countries worldwide, and we were delighted by the demand, emphasizing the need for such an event at a key time in the sector’s growth. We listened to feedback afterwards and felt that given the diverse nature of the audience, comprised of all manner of business backgrounds, it’s impossible to make every topic on the stage relevant to everyone. The creation of breakout sessions means the delegates can choose subjects that interest them particularly and meet with like-minded people and ultimately it’s better value for money, especially given the distances some will be traveling.”
 
Speakers from the U.K., U.S., Canada, France, Poland and Germany, among others, are due to take the stage during the course of the day, and the breakout sessions will tackle subjects rarely given serious attention, but which are essential to Event Cinema, such as “Production and Financing,” “Rights Acquisition,” “Practicalities in Live Delivery” and “Utilizing the Intermission to Generate Revenue.”

The second annual ECA Awards, sponsored by Rentrak, which will also take place at the conference. Categories include Best Box Office, Excellence in Programming and Excellence in Exhibition. The ECA’s annual general meeting will also take place for members on the morning of the conference.

Tickets and regular program, sponsor and speaker updates are available at: www.eventcinemaassociation.org.


Second annual Event Cinema Conference announces lineup

Sept 2, 2014

The Event Cinema Association (ECA) announced the lineup for its second annual conference, taking place at the recently restored independent cinema The Genesis in Mile End, East London, on Oct. 16, 2014.

Featuring two panel discussions concerning marketing event cinema and a focus on new business models and technology, the conference also has a new format, a total of six breakout sessions taking place over the course of the day. Sponsors of the conference include DSAT Cinema, LANsat, Rentrak, Philips, DCM and Audience Entertainment.

Melissa Cogavin, managing director of the ECA, said, “Last year’s conference was a sell-out event, attended by 180 delegates from 19 countries worldwide, and we were delighted by the demand, emphasizing the need for such an event at a key time in the sector’s growth. We listened to feedback afterwards and felt that given the diverse nature of the audience, comprised of all manner of business backgrounds, it’s impossible to make every topic on the stage relevant to everyone. The creation of breakout sessions means the delegates can choose subjects that interest them particularly and meet with like-minded people and ultimately it’s better value for money, especially given the distances some will be traveling.”
 
Speakers from the U.K., U.S., Canada, France, Poland and Germany, among others, are due to take the stage during the course of the day, and the breakout sessions will tackle subjects rarely given serious attention, but which are essential to Event Cinema, such as “Production and Financing,” “Rights Acquisition,” “Practicalities in Live Delivery” and “Utilizing the Intermission to Generate Revenue.”

The second annual ECA Awards, sponsored by Rentrak, which will also take place at the conference. Categories include Best Box Office, Excellence in Programming and Excellence in Exhibition. The ECA’s annual general meeting will also take place for members on the morning of the conference.

Tickets and regular program, sponsor and speaker updates are available at: www.eventcinemaassociation.org.

More Cinemas

NCM's 'FirstLook' is now Shazamable

Shazam and National CineMedia announced the full national rollout of their exclusive deal More »

Seattle Cinerama unveils state-of-the-art renovation

Seattle’s Cinerama has been upgraded with state-of-the-art sight and sound More »

NCM and Screenvision respond to Justice Department action

National CineMedia, Inc. and Screenvision, LLC defended their proposed merger in response to a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice More »

Carmike rolls out Veterans Day promotion

Carmike Cinemas announced a special Veterans Day promotion More »

ADVERTISEMENT



REVIEWS

Hunger Games - Mockingjay Pt 1
Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Darker, less action-packed first half of the final installment of the popular franchise moves from arenas to rubble aplenty as Jennifer Lawrence’s super-heroine is called upon to serve her beleaguered and much-destroyed nation as propaganda instrument and leader. Fans of the books and previous two films get a less flashy palette here, but the engaging characters and strong story return to stir interest for the scheduled November 2015 finale. More »

Foxcatcher review
Film Review: Foxcatcher

Character is destiny in this masterfully controlled true-crime sports drama that will likely catapult Steve Carell into the Oscar race. More »

Player for the Film Journal International website.


ADVERTISEMENT



INDUSTRY GUIDES

» Blue Sheets
FJI's guide to upcoming movie releases, including films in production and development. Check back weekly for the latest additions.

» Distribution Guide
» Equipment Guide
» Exhibition Guide

ORDER A PRINT SUBSCRIPTION

Film Journal International

Subscribe to the monthly print edition of Film Journal International and get the full visual impact of this valuable resource for the cinema business.

» Click Here

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Learn how to promote your company at the Film Expo Group events: ShowEast, CineEurope, and CineAsia.

» Click Here