Tag Archive | cinema

The Best Movies You Didn’t See in 2016

In terms of box office gross, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most profitable years in movie history. As of Dec. 11, the cumulative box office gross for the year has surpassed $10 billion, outpacing 2015 by 3.9 percent.

Source: PrettyFamous

North American Cinemas Raise Prices as the Audience Shrinks

Movie viewers in North America are frequenting the theater less often. According to research for the MPAA, box office revenues in the U.S. and Canada fell 5% in 2014 to $10.4 billion. Meanwhile, the number of tickets sold declined 6% to 1.27 billion.

via eMarketer

Movie Producer Revenue will Reach $76.4 Billion in 2018

Worldwide revenue earned by movie producers from online and offline distribution will increase from $62.7 billion to $76.4 billion between 2014 and 2018. That is a healthy 18% increase.

Global online distribution of movies is expected to grow from 5.6% of revenues in 2014 to 16.6% in 2018.

via nScreenMedia

Transmedia: Exploring Three ‘Planet of the Apes’ Short Films

Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with Vice Media’s Motherboard to release three short films documenting what happened during the 10 years that have passed between “Rise” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

The “Before the Dawn” short films will show fans what happened during that decade, which led to mankind’s descent into destruction.

via Variety

Hollywood Studios 2013 Box Office Performance Review

Hollywood studios are reviewing their 2013 performance via the Cinema channel. For the first time ever, Warner Brothers surpassed $3 billion for international box office revenue.

With total revenues at $5.04 billion — $3.14 billion from international sales and $1.90 billion from domestic — Warner topped the list of Hollywood studios —  and a total of 19 new releases during 2013.

via Screen Digest

U.S. Total 3D Movie Revenue will Reach $2.2 Billion in 2013

Consumer spending on 3D movies across cinema, video discs and pay-TV VOD platforms will reach a combined $2.2 billion within the U.S. market in 2013.

Total consumer spending on movies across cinema, both physical and digital video sectors, as well as transactional and subscription VOD platforms, is forecast to reach $23.2 million this year — therefore 3D movies will account for one tenth of the entire U.S. movies market.

via Screen Digest

UK Cinema Advertising Spend is a Victim of Digital Media Surge

Cinema advertising spend is the latest victim of the ongoing declines in traditional media, according to figures from the UK Advertising Association. Cinema spend is expected to reduce by 15% in 2013, on the back of a 9% decline in the first half of the year.

While digital spend is clearly the fastest-growing sector, driven by display, and mobile, the speed of growth is slowing slightly — down from 16.3% in H1 to 13.2% in H2 in 2013.

via eMarketer

Explore Digital Cinema Movie Distribution in the 21st Century

The North American satellite delivery network for movies and other content has gone live, heralding the beginning of a true digital cinema environment both for projection and distribution.

Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) has launched to 17,000 screens in 1,200 sites across the continent. The essence of the system is a ‘smart pipe’, bringing content into the cinema by satellite, broadband or even hard drive if necessary.

via Screen Digest

How Global 3D Cinema Revenue is Driven by Local Movies

Global box office revenue from 3D cinema screens recorded a new high of $7.29 billion in 2012 — that’s up from $6.99 billion the previous year, a steady 3.3 percent rise and representing a slowdown from the larger 14.5 percent increase in 2011.

Local 3D movies became, for the first time, a key element driving the steady growth in the global 3D cinema box office.

via Screen Digest

First Laser Projector Launches the Next-Gen of Digital Cinema

The world’s first commercially-acquired laser projector in a cinema will be showcased at the Seattle Cinerama Theatre. The 4K digital laser projector, with scalable light output up to 60,000 lumens, is expected to be installed in early 2014.

Laser could provide a great visual experience with better clarity and more brightness for the screen compared to the current Xenon/UHP (and now mercury) illumination systems.

via Screen Digest