DCM Taking Over The Light’s Cinema Advertising Business

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 09:58 -- Nick Dager

The British independent cinema chain, The Light, has appointed Digital Cinema Media to grow its ad revenue and build brand partnerships across its portfolio. After a competitive pitch process, DCM will take over the current contract, which is held by Pearl & Dean, starting January 12. The new partnership gives DCM two percent of the UK cinema market.

Celebrated Indie Film Bushman Restored

Tue, 01/02/2024 - 09:43 -- Nick Dager

A new 4K restoration of David Schickele’s Bushman (1971) will make its North American debut this year, marking the first time in decades that this celebrated landmark of American independent cinema will be widely available. Overseen by the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and The Film Foundation, the restoration will be distributed worldwide in all media by Milestone Films and Kino Lorber. Funding for the restoration was provided by the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation, with additional support provided by Peter Conheim, Cinema Preservation Alliance.

Cinergy Entertainment Group Launches Membership Program

Fri, 12/29/2023 - 11:11 -- Nick Dager

The Cinergy Entertainment Group today launched Cinergy Elite Plus, which the company says is a first-of-its-kind monthly membership program. Officially kicking off on January 1, the company says Cinergy Elite Plus will become the only subscription-based program to offer free monthly movies with rollovers, along with free weekly games and attractions, discounts on concessions, and many more exclusive benefits.

Cool Runnings UK’s Favorite Sports Movie of All Time

Wed, 12/20/2023 - 12:14 -- Nick Dager

Cool Runnings has been named the UK’s favorite sports movie of all time, according to new national research released today. The 1993 favorite, depicting a Jamaican bobsleigh team’s journey to the Winter Olympics, took 18 percent of the vote, narrowly beating out competition from Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky (17 percent) and 80s classic Chariots of Fire (16 percent).

Gower Street Projects Uncertain 2024 Box Office Numbers

Tue, 12/19/2023 - 12:35 -- Nick Dager

The London-based research firm Gower Street Analytics estimates 2024 Global box office will reach $31.5 billion. This marks the first post-pandemic downturn in Gower Street’s annual forecast, with 2024 currently anticipated to finish approximately five percent behind the estimated full year 2023 result currently estimated at $33.4 billion. A final Gower Street 2023 Global Box Office estimate will be released in the first week of January.


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