There were 120 3D screens in Scandinavia at the end of last year, which reps 6% of the total 2,000 venues, many of which are situated in rural areas and equipped with only one screen. The research…
Cannes Film Festival
Germany's independent distribs enjoyed a terrific year at the box office in 2009 thanks to a winning combination of hugely successful local pics and licensed titles.
When it comes to 3D, it's a tale of two Germanys.
Many libraries of classic indie and arthouse films aren't in a fit state to exploit the digital future, and library holders lack the resources to invest in the necessary technical upgrade, according…
Still a phenomenom, China's B.O. racked up $910 million last year.
Russian exhibitors are rapidly embracing 3D projection as the popularity of Hollywood releases in the format continues to pull in auds.
In 2009, an avalanche of Hollywood 3D tentpoles, including "Avatar" and "Ice Age 3," drove the French B.O. to an all-time record high with €1.2 billion ($1.8 billion) from some 200 million…
Theatrical remains king in Latin America, where the box office has expanded despite the financial crisis of recent years.
China has taken to 3D enthusiastically, and the biz is obsessed with developing the format as a way of competing internationally, but also appeasing a domestic aud madly engaged about that third…
Nicholas Chartier, you've just won the Oscar. What are you going to do next?
Bank gap finance used to be a key element of indie film finance, but today it's the exception rather than the rule.