Cinémas Guzzo Deploys Geekco Technologies Tell Me App

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 08:32 -- Nick Dager

Geekco Technologies has deployed its Tell Me application throughout the Cinémas Guzzo Mega Plex in Montreal and suburban metropolitan area. All seven Guzzo Megaplex Cinémas will soon be launching the Tell Me app by offering exclusive promotions and special events as an addition to its existing marketing incentive and rewards program.

Hot Docs Film Festival Temporarily Closes Toronto Theatre

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 10:32 -- Nick Dager

Ongoing financial uncertainty is forcing the Hot Docs Film Festival to temporarily close its flagship Toronto theatre and lay off staff for about three months, the organization said. Canada’s largest documentary film festival said it will shutter the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema starting June 12 as the organization tries to find a path back to profitability.

Blu Digital Group Opens Montreal Facility

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 09:36 -- Nick Dager

The Blu Digital Group, a provider of media and entertainment digital media services and software, has opened operations in Montreal, Québec. "We are thrilled to establish our presence in Montreal, a strategic move that underscores our commitment to global expansion and our dedication to providing comprehensive media services," said Paulette Pantoja, CEO of Blu Digital Group.

Independent Canadian Exhibitors Operating at a Loss

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 09:56 -- Nick Dager

A study from the Network of Independent Canadian Exhibitors says that 60 per cent of independent cinema operators surveyed between December and February operated at a loss at the end of their most recent fiscal year. About two-thirds of the 67 respondents reported that they need increased public funding to remain operational. It was estimated that they would need about $50,000 in extra funding annually for three years to close the immediate gaps they face.


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