News & Features - Cinemas
A premium large-format cinema screen (PLF) is a clearly defined, technologically superior product, which can be marketed at a premium. In technology terms, 3D began the notion of a premium concept, but as 3D is now established in 39.3% of modern screens, cinema exhibitors believe they have found a new revenue driver in PLF. More »
Design results from many factors including location, context and surroundings, client programs, objectives and preferences, and budget. In cinema design, technology is always a major factor. More »
“The Woodstock Theatre project took monumentally long. It was challenging,” admits Willis Johnson. “But it was well worth the entire effort.” More »
“Cinemas are such visual and content-rich venues that integrating dynamic digital signage is a natural fit,” notes Thomas Evans from Samsung Electronics America. More »
This month’s “Concession Spotlight” moves back to the exhibitor side with a profile of John Curry, senior VP of food service and Cinebarre at leading circuit Regal Entertainment Group. More »
After soliciting exclusive insights from the top marketers of films and the theatrical experience, Film Journal International will now present on a regular basis some of the best in movie marketing from around the world. More »
Each year, vice president of Rouman Amusement Company George Rouman and vice president of F&F Management John Scaletta attempt to “find some type of a trend, or something important, or some key issue” affecting the movie theatre industry which they can explore at the Geneva Convention, says Rouman. More »
Over the course of his illustrious career in the business of cinéma, Marin Karmitz has worn many hats: cinematographer, director, producer and exhibitor, bookstore operator, architect and visionary, urban planner, cultural and political activist, philosopher. More »
This month’s Concession Spotlight swings back to the supply side of the industry with a profile of Neely Schiefelbein, VP of sales at Cinema Scene Marketing. More »
“With almost 400 attending, this was our largest conference to date,” says Ken Stein, executive director of the League of Historic American Theatres. More »
This year’s ShowSouth features a trio of highlights to which attendees of the intimate Atlanta, Georgia convention—those whom executive director Robin Miller calls “a big family”—can look forward. More »
“I cannot tell you how many times I had calls from trade and consumer press, television stations… They were always complaining and yapping about how theatres and stadiums could possibly charge so much for concessions?” Chuck Winans still sounds exasperated. More »
“Concessions are the backbone of the theatre industry. We implore our members and the concession industry as a whole to not be afraid to try new things and to always think outside the box.” More »
“As chairman of the NAC board, I have no responsibilities now,” chuckles John Evans Jr., senior VP, Gold Medal Products. More »
“Utilizing the assets of the organization, networking with colleagues and meeting with manufacturers, all of us sharing that wealth of experience has been great, not just for our business, but for me personally as well. NAC has been extremely valuable to me. It has been my educational process for the last 35 years.” More »
Former agent is drawn out of hiding to fight a Russian gang in a reboot of the 1980s television series. More »
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