The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas and the Film Expo Group have announced the recipients of the 2022 CineEurope Gold Awards, given to cinema professionals in recognition of their outstanding dedication and service to the sector. The Awards will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on June 23 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
In cooperation with The University of Gothenburg and Region Västra Götaland, the Göteborg Film Fund 2022 is now opening the call for three residencies with a duration of three months each. The Göteborg Film Fund is an initiative from Göteborg Film Festival to support films and filmmakers in regions where filmmaking is difficult, due to economic or political reasons.
Strong MDI Screen Systems has entered into a cooperative agreement with Lemmens in Belgium, to facilitate expedited screen shipments for cinema industry customers in Europe and the Middle East.
Géke Roelink, managing director of Filmhuis Den Haag, has been named the 2022 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 23 June at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
Arts Alliance Media has agreed to a strategic partnership with Shenzhen Timewaying Co. Ltd, a leading technology manufacturer specializing in 3D and LED solutions, to become an official reseller of HeyLED.
European film and television represent 32 percent of all content found on TVOD and 35 percent of SVOD in the EU. For all VOD catalogues (TVOD and SVOD), European content took a share of 33 percent, according to a report from the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
CGR Cinemas, France’s second biggest multiplex chain behind Pathé, has been put on the market by its owners, Luc and Charles Raymond. The family-owned business has an estimated value of about $1.1 billion, according to Jocelyn Bouyssy, CGR’s long-time managing director who has been assigned to find a buyer for the group.
Following celebrations at the Academy Awards and the BAFTA’s, the 60th Anniversary celebrations of 007 continue with UK and Irish cinema screenings of 25 Bond titles culminating in Global Bond Day on 5th October.
Who owns the media in Europe? Who has the power over the information we receive? And who can safeguard against monopolies becoming too powerful a voice in the media landscape? While European media players are looking to form super groups with enough reach and scale to count among the global players, one may wonder who is keeping an eye on the transparency of media ownership. Who are the watchdogs? And who is watching the watchdogs? This timely new report, Transparency of Media Ownership, by the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has spotlighted these issues.
Unique X today announced a resale partnership with France’s newest cinema integrator La Cabinerie. Based in Lyons, La Cabinerie will offer Unique X’s RosettaBridge TMS, RosettaNet CMS and BaseKey KDM services to the French Exhibitor market.