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UK cinemas' week of Autism Friendly ScreeningsFebruary 20, 2014
UK cinema operators have come together to host the first ever national week of Autism Friendly Screenings in support of World Autism Awareness Day.Read more
"The Lego Movie" stands four-square in film theft fightFebruary 17, 2014
A new trailer from the Industry Trust's Moments Worth Paying For campaign has brought the full weight of "The Lego Movie" behind efforts to tackle film theft.Read more
Muppets join film theft fightFebruary 7, 2014
Friday 7th February will mark the launch of a new in-theatre trailer which sees Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy guiding cinema audiences to choose official film.Read more
2013 cinema sector positive despite challenging yearJanuary 14, 2014
The UK cinema sector remains positive despite latest figures showing that UK box office last year was slightly down on 2012.Read more
CEA criticises Government plans for deregulationDecember 22, 2013
Despite strong representations made by cinemas across the country, the Government has confirmed plans to loosen the laws around film exhibition through its Deregulation Bill.Read more
Cinema staff rewarded for protecting filmsDecember 19, 2013
Cash rewards were presented this week to 15 vigilant staff members from cinemas across the UK at a ceremony hosted at Universal Pictures.Read more