Distribution & Exhibition

PVR Inox, Malayalam Film Industry Still at Odds

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 10:39 -- Nick Dager

The dispute between the Malayalam film industry and exhibitor PVR Inox remains unresolved. The Malayalam film industry recently suffered a major setback when PVR Inox pulled Malayalam films from the screens across the country. Even other film industries like Telugu, which had bought the dubbing rights for Malayalam films, suffered losses as the films were abruptly withdrawn.

National CineMedia Announces the 2024 US Young Lions Winners

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 10:30 -- Nick Dager

National CineMedia, the US representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has announced the winners of the 2024 US Young Lions competition. More than 500 teams of young professionals across the advertising, digital, media, creative and public relations industries registered for the competition this year, up 20 percent year over year. There were 333 official competition entries, an increase of 17 percent compared to last year. The five winning teams were named and honored by NCM at the Team USA Winners Announcement event, hosted by Initiative, with all 25 finalist teams in attendance.

Warner Bros. Tops Billion Dollar Mark at the Box Office

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 09:09 -- Nick Dager

Warner Bros. has crossed the one-billion-dollar mark at the international box office, becoming the first studio to reach the milestone this year. At 15 weeks, this is also the fastest the Studio has topped one billion dollars overseas. Warner Bros.’ previous record was 17 weeks in 2018. Projections through Sunday are $1.040 billion.

Trafalgar’s Latest K-Pop Concert Film Tops $10 Million at the Box Office

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 10:26 -- Nick Dager

Trafalgar Releasing and Hybe have announced the record-setting success of the cinematic cut of Suga Agust D Tour D-Day the Movie. Inclusive of the screenings on April 10 through April 14, the concert film has grossed a total of $10.16 million worldwide from limited showtimes. This gross gives Agust D, aka Suga of 21st century pop icons BTS, the highest grossing U.S. and worldwide concert film of 2024 as well as the highest grossing cinema event ever from a K-pop solo artist.


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