The International Union of Cinemas today launched the sixth edition of its Women’s Cinema Leadership Program, a 12-month mentoring scheme for women in cinema exhibition. Eleven talented female cinema professionals will get an exclusive opportunity to learn, enjoy networking opportunities and receive career advice from one of an outstanding group of women executives from across the cinema landscape, each recognized for their leadership and business success.
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.
The General Assembly of the International Union of Cinemas, the trade association representing cinema operators and their national associations across 39 European territories, today elected a new board to serve the organization for the next two years.
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.
The International Cinema Technology Association has announced the 2022 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector. The award winners are Le Grand Rex, Paris, Classic Cinema of the Year; UGC Ciné Cité Part-Dieu, Lyon, New Build Cinema of the Year; and Cineworld, Belfast, Best Cinema Refurbishment of the Year. Rolv Gjestland of Film & Kino Norway will be presented with a special recognition award to celebrate his contributions to cinema design, presentation excellence and international collaboration in cinema.
The International Cinema Technology Association has released the tentative program for its annual seminar in Barcelona in conjunction with CineEurope 2022. For the first time in two years, this year’s seminar will be conducted in person.
New York Women in Film & Television will officially co-host 14 films by women and Black, indigenous and people of color creators at the 2022 Tribeca Festival. The festival runs through June 19, both virtually and in-person in New York City.
In an effort to differentiate its members from the many so-called pop-up drive-ins that have been a big part of the pandemic movie scene, the United Drive-In Theatre Association has launched a website to define what theatres it says qualify as authentic drive-ins. On the website the association has posted a list of the qualifications and standards that have been created by the UDITOA to ensure that their guests will receive a genuine and authentic drive-in experience.
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has announced that its network’s live theatrical event footprint has now surpassed 800 sites, expanding the opportunity to bring more consumers together for exclusive live cinematic experiences. The 800-plus sites in DCDC’s growing network represent more than 3,100 theatres and more than 33,000 screens across the U.S.
New York Women in Film & Television is pleased to announce that 30 projects from 32 members have been officially selected for the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. The festival takes place June 8-19, both virtually and in-person in New York City.