Film buyer to receive 2009 exhibition award

ShowEast has tapped Mike Moraskie, head film buyer for Caribbean Cinemas, as its recipient for the 2009 Intl. Achievement Award in Exhibition.

Moraskie has only been with Caribbean Cinemas since August, where he is responsible for acquiring and programming films in the company’s 42 theaters throughout the Caribbean.

Before Caribbean Cinemas, Moraskie worked for Cinepolis, based in Mexico, as head film buyer. He helped the theater chain grow from a 500-screen circuit in 1997 to 2,050 screens today.

The honor will be given out at the ShowEast convention, which takes place in Orlando from Oct. 26-29.

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