Neon has wrapped production on Tilman Singer’s Cuckoo, the feature film debut of Hunter Schafer (Euphoria). The horror film, written and directed by Singer, was shot in Germany. With plot details being kept under wraps, post-production is currently underway for the film’s 2023 release
The Göteborg Film Festival has appointed Josef Kullengård head of industry. Kullengård has a broad background in film festivals and industry forums. He joined Göteborg Film Festival in 2017 as the industry producer for the Nordic Film Market and worked with the development of the industry program up until 2021.
CinemaNext has signed a service agreement with leading Scandinavian cinema chain Nordisk Film Cinemas to oversee remote technical support services for Nordisk’s entire network of 47 locations across Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, representing a total of 258 screens.
The International Union of Cinemas today published its annual report on key cinema trends in the region in 2021/22. The report provides an in-depth look at recent trends and developments in the European cinema industry, one of the most diverse, innovative, and dynamic in the world.
Odeon Cinemas Group and Imax Corporation today announced an expansion of their longstanding partnership spanning key European cinema markets. Under the agreement, Odeon will upgrade six Imax theatres across the UK with Imax with laser systems.
Unique X has announced a new agreement with Vue International to supply the company’s suite of sophisticated autonomous cinema products to all theatres across the exhibitor’s circuit.
Four Ukrainian directors and screenwriters have now been selected to the Göteborg residencies that were announced in May. Göteborg Film Fund: Ukraine is also now working on ways to offer additional support for dissemination of Ukrainian films, and for filmmakers working in Ukraine. More than 35 applications were submitted for the residency program, which is a cooperation with HDK-Valand, at the University of Gotenburg, and financed by Region Västra Götaland. Three of the participants will arrive during the end of June/beginning of July, and the fourth in August.
Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte, president and CEO respectively of the International Union of Cinemas, the European cinema trade group, today celebrated the Big Screen experience and the positive recovery results around Europe and globally at CineEurope 2022.
Unique X has renewed its long-term agreement with the Odeon Cinemas Group, Europe’s largest cinema operator, for the provision of RosettaBridge Theatre Management System, RosettaNet Circuit Management System and BaseKey. Unique X’s global digital cinema package delivery platform MovieTransit is already in operation at all Odeon Cinemas Group sites.
Showtime Analytics in conjunction with Comscore has announced an agreement with Filmpalast Group to provide an operational data platform system to the popular German movie theatre chain.