'Film Journal International' enjoys saluting professionals in the cinema channel. This month, we hail a truly “seasoned” professional, Theresa Boysen, sales director, theatre/concessions at Kernel Season’s.
On May 4, the VOX Cinemas Riyadh Park became the second movie theatre in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to open to the public after a 35-year ban, just a few weeks after the debut of an AMC single-screen cinema in the same city.
AMC Theatres made history on April 18 with the opening of the first cinema in Saudi Arabia in 35 years. 'FJI' queried AMC’s Adam Aron and two other top exhibitors about their plans to operate movie theatres in this newly welcoming market.
Highly regarded man-about-the-industry Patrick Wachsberger reaches a new summit and passes through a new gate as the 2018 recipient of CineEurope’s prestigious “International Distributor of the Year” Award.
Cinema attendance in Russia soared by ten percent last year, so it makes perfect sense that CineEurope’s 2018 “International Exhibitor of Year” Award is being presented to Olga Zinyakova, president of one of the country’s most innovative and successful theatre chains, KARO Cinemas.
The European movie exhibition community is in for a very full week when the 27th annual CineEurope convention commences on June 11 at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.