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CEA Chief Executive elected President of European Cinema grouping UNICMay 21, 2013
Cinema Exhibitors' Association Chief Executive Phil Clapp has been elected President of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the organisation representing the interests of cinema associations and key operators in Europe.Read more
CEA publishes 2012 Annual ReportMay 8, 2013
The CEA has today published its 2012 Annual Report, setting out progress on the range of activities undertaken by the Association last year, as well as tracking progress on admissions and box office both in the UK and Europe across the year.Read more
UK cinemas support National Deaf Awareness Week 2013May 3, 2013
Some of the UK's largest cinema operators will be supporting National Deaf Awareness Week for a second year running by increasing the number of subtitled screenings available for deaf and hard of hearing audiences during the week.Read more
David Williams receives MBEApril 29, 2013
David Williams, one of the most prominent and successful UK independent cinema operators, has recently visited Buckingham Palace to receive an MBE from HM the Queen.Read more
CEA welcomes BFI announcement on film education schemeApril 12, 2013
The CEA has warmly welcomed today's announcement that it has awarded responsibility for delivery of its £26 million film education scheme for 5-19 year olds to the new organisation Film Nation UK.Read more
cinemas bring big screen to people with autismApril 2, 2013
An initiative that has opened up the world of film to people who experience autism is to be rolled out across more cinemas in the UK due to the popularity of the project and the benefits it brings.Read more