Leading cinema operator, Galaxy Theatres has netted a record $10 million in ticket sales from its online platform in the past year. The theatre operator with locations in California, Nevada, Texas, Washington and Iowa, has reported consistently high returns from investment in its web presence; online revenue has doubled every year for the last four years at a time when overall box office sales has slowed in the US.
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AMC Theatres and Movio today announced a multi-year partnership to ensure movies of all scope, size and budget are more effectively promoted to guests who are most likely to be interested. The partnership, which is scheduled for rollout in July, will help ensure movie enthusiasts can find relevant information about all films, including independent productions and foreign language films, in a way that’s tailored to the specific guest based on their movie going habits and interests.
Movio has introduced Movio Media. Designed for, and Beta-tested by, US film studios and distributors, Movio Media allows movie marketers to analyze and connect with the most avid moviegoers (those attending films six times a year or more) for more targeted messaging, interactive conversation and increased ROI.
New Zealand based cinema software and analytics company, Vista Group International has acquired Ticketsoft. Founded in 2001 and based in Dallas, Texas, Ticketsoft’s cinema management software systems are used by more than 200 cinemas across North America, representing more than 2,000 cinema screens. Both large chain and independent cinema exhibitors use Ticketsoft’s software for their point of sale, ticketing, loyalty, management and analysis, and corporate office systems.
GDC Technology Limited has announced that its SX-3000 Standalone Integrated Media Block is now fully compliant with High-Definition Multimedia Interface standards.
MovieTickets.com has entered into an agreement with Regal Entertainment Group to offer its ticketing services across all 572 Regal Cinemas theaters with 7,356 screens, including its three main brands: Regal Cinemas, Edwards Theatres, and United Artists Theatres.
Cinemeccanica is now offering Screenwriter, Arts Alliance Media’s Theatre Management System, with its Cinecloud server.
After entering into a long-term strategic partnership last month, Arts Alliance Media and Wanda Cinema have concluded a deal for all of Wanda’s sites in China to be powered by AAM cinema technology. AAM’s Lifeguard hardware monitoring system and Screenwriter Theatre Management System will be installed on over 1,500 screens initially, a footprint that will grow over the coming years as Wanda Cinema maintains its position as China’s largest circuit. The rollout of the software will begin immediately.
Showcase Cinemas UK is now using the Movio Cinema platform to manage and analyze customer data.
Yummi Media Group, Singapore, has reached an exclusive licensing and partnership agreement with Wanda cinema chain in China, to enable the country's growing number of cinema-goers to access movies and interactive content from its new mobile app, WeDong.