Tag Archives: cinema

Theaters Need to Get Creative

They were back. Nearly 3,500 theater owners from 80 countries cheering, clapping as studio executives said they had learned their lesson and were going to put their new, exciting, ... More

Building on Oregon’s Cinema Legacy (EP Blog)

How improved tax Incentives, job training, and production infrastructure is expanding the filmmaking industry in the Pacific Northwest.... More

Real-Time Rendering Helps Studio Create Cinematic Battle Between Characters From ‘Diablo Immortal’ (NVIDIA Blog)

Real-time rendering is helping one studio take virtual production to impossible heights.... More

Is Hypnosis the Future of Cinema? (NME)

Göteborg Film Festival will put select audiences in a trance this year. Scandinavia’s biggest annual movie-TV happening has been getting a name for itself as the forum for unusu... More

Will Apple Be the Next Tech Giant to Buy a Studio? (THR)

The iPhone maker has a huge entertainment industry footprint, but its streamer Apple TV+ lacks a huge library, like "a mansion with hardly any furniture in it."... More

Analyst: Box Office in 2023 Could Return to 2018-2019 Levels (CNBC)

A discussion about whether box office can continue to rebound after a strong Memorial Day weekend.... More

RIP to the 90-Day Theatrical Window (Variety)

The decades-old staple of the film world slipped the surly bonds of Earth during COVID, perhaps the most consequential example of how the pandemic has upended the cinema business.... More

Survey: 72% of UK-Ireland Cinemagoers Planning to Return in First Few Months (ScreenDaily)

Indoor cinemas in the UK are allowed to re-open across the next two weeks, having been closed since December 2020. Ireland is planning to allow cinemas to reopen from June, althoug... More

M&E Industry Has Changed but the Change Wasn’t Equitable

Have you ever been suddenly awakened from a really, really bad dream? Yeah, that’s about what the Oscars felt like this year. There were a lot of great projects lying around t... More

Vue Cinemas to Reopen All UK Venues From May 17 (Screen Daily)

The cinema chain – the third largest in the UK by number of screens – closed all of its venues from December 31, 2020, when all areas of the UK and Ireland were under pandemic ... More

Why the New Normal at Theaters May Mean a Premium Experience for Moviegoers (THR)

As vaccines roll out, restrictions lift and theaters reopen, audiences have been willing to pay more for an enhanced experience because — after a year stuck at home — "why do t... More

UK Audience Appetite for Cinema Return Revealed (Screen Daily)

As some UK cinemas prepare to reopen next month, 40% of audiences plan to return in the first few weeks, according to a survey commissioned by the Film Distributors’ Association.... More

England’s Independent Cinemas Awarded £6.5M in Second Round of Pandemic Support (Screen Daily)

More than 90 independent cinemas across England have been awarded grants by the UK government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help support their reopening and recovery. The grants are... More

Think of M&E as People Entertainment, Not Winners vs. Losers

A week or so ago we attended what has to be about our fifth movie screening (thanks to THR and the sponsors). We like them because we enjoy the Q&A with the directors, producers an... More

It’s Important for M&E Participants to Play the Long Game

Our daughter surprised us before Christmas saying one of the things she would really like to be “surprised” with was a chess set. She got the idea for the “gotta have” gift... More

Does the Movie or Theater Make Content Great?

Do we have to say it? Christmas and now New Year’s didn’t panning out exactly as we envisioned last year. Even if our local IMAX had been open, there’s no way we would h... More

UK Pay TV Giant Sky Unveils Major Push Into Film (ScreenDaily)

Sky is to launch 30 new Sky Original films this year and will increase this to one a week from 2022 in a bid to become 'the best home cinema service in the world'. The plan to laun... More

The Talking Points for the Global Film Industry in 2021 (ScreenDaily)

A closer look at what to expect from the filmmakers, festivals, studios and moviegoers in 2021.... More

The Talking Points for the Global Film Industry in 2021 (ScreenDaily)

A closer look at what to expect from the filmmakers, festivals, studios and moviegoers in 2021.... More

Does the Movie or the Theater Make Content Great?

Do we have to say it? Christmas and New Year’s didn’t panning out exactly as we envisioned last year. Not by a long shot! Even if our local IMAX had been open, there’s n... More