ECA Box Office Awards Winners Announced

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Mon, 09/28/2015 - 12:50 -- Nick Dager

The Event Cinema Association’s Box Office ECA Awards winners have just been announced, along with nominees for the hotly anticipated Awards of Excellence.  The Awards, which recognize excellence in international box office admissions, programming, distribution and exhibition in all fields of the Event Cinema sector are in their third year and are sponsored by Rentrak.  

The Awards Ceremony takes place at October 19 at the ECA Conference, at the Picturehouse Central Cinema in London.  The U.S. distribution company Fathom Events received an unprecedented 7 Bronze Box Office Awards, an indication of the year-on-year exponential growth of event cinema worldwide.  In all, 12 Bronze medals were awarded this year, more than double the number of awards in 2014. Bronze winners sold at least 100,000 tickets to event cinema events over the past year, Silver winners, 250,000 and Gold winners 500,000.

Gold and Silver Box Office Award Winners

One Direction – Where We Are (Arts Alliance) – Gold Award

The Drop Box (Fathom Events) – Silver Award

Monty Python Live (Almost) (Picturehouse Entertainment) – Silver Award

Bronze Award Winners

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (Arts Alliance)

Vincent Van Gogh – A New Way of Seeing (Exhibition on Screen/Arts Alliance)

André Rieu Maastricht 2014 Concert (CinemaLive)

Dr Who U.S. Season Premiere (Fathom Events)

DragonBallZ: Battle of the Gods (Fathom Events)

Four Blood Moons (Fathom Events)

Irreplaceable (Fathom Events)

TCM Presents Gone With The Wind (Fathom Events)

TCM Presents The Sound of Music Anniversary (Fathom Events)

Swan Lake  (Bolshoi Ballet/Pathé Live)

The Nutcracker (Bolshoi Ballet/Pathé Live)

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Royal Opera House (Arts Alliance)

Swan Lake – Royal Opera House (Arts Alliance)

The Event Cinema Association