Interview with Alban Dechelotte, Senior Entertainment Marketing Manager, The Coca-Cola Company A lot of people outside of the gaming community have difficulty understanding the appeal of eSports. When did Coca-Cola see the potential of the concept? We began to see a shift in 2010, when online streaming platforms enabled fans
The Fate of the Furious is off to a fast start overseas. The film grossed $58.4 million from 41 markets yesterday, leading Universal to its highest grossing Thursday of all time by trouncing the previous record-holder, Furious 7, by more than $15 million. The early overseas total, including Wednesday and Thursday
The Force is upon us once again. Disney’s official teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi dropped earlier today, along with a new poster for Rian Johnson’s entry in the franchise. Star Wars: The Last Jedi will hit theaters on December 15. The official poster and stills from the film
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast became the latest film to join the studio’s vaunted billion dollar club, hitting the milestone days into Q2 and becoming 2017’s highest-grossing film worldwide to date, highest grossing live-action movie musical of all time and a global phenomenon.
PRESS RELEASE Mesa, Arizona, USA, April 12, 2017 – Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the cinema, commercial, pro AV, and home theater markets, has enhanced its cinema screen price estimator for its dealer base with Spanish and Portuguese language options. The price
Interview with Mark Zoradi, Chief Executive Officer, Cinemark Mark Zoradi succeeded Tim Warner as Cinemark CEO in August 2015. A 30-year veteran at Disney, Zoradi’s most recent posts include tenures as chief operating officer of DreamWorks Animation and president and COO of Dick Cook Studios. Crossing over to exhibition wasn’t
2016 was a rebound year for Lionsgate, the studio successfully transitioning from a tentpole-focused strategy to one that pursues relationships with heralded filmmakers while releasing a diverse set of films across a variety of genres. Their presentation at CinemaCon proved the company will remain committed to that approach. Footage from
Fox decided to emphasize exhibition’s roots in showmanship with its presentation, opening with an intricately choreographed dance number and closing with a slew of executives singing on stage. The studio’s highlights included an advance look at the upcoming survivalist drama The Mountain Between Us, starring Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, and
Each year in the lead-up to CinemaCon, journalists and exhibitors attempt to predict the topics and questions that will dominate the convention. This year, in addition to the regular wedge issues and hype concerning evolving distribution business models, an inopportune quote from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was getting outsize attention.
Christopher Nolan isn’t known for making too many promotional appearances, let alone sharing advance looks at his upcoming projects. CinemaCon attendees only have to look back to the 2014 edition of the event, where Nolan sat down for an extended conversation ahead of the release of Interstellar but refrained from