The cinema companies shortlisted in two categories as Exhibitor of the Year in the 2013 Screen Awards have this week been announced.

The Awards, for the first time this year include two exhibition categories, one for companies operating more than 50 screens and the other for companies operating 50 screens and under. Each sponsored by the CEA, these categories are intended to recognise innovation and creativity in marketing, leading to enhanced performance.

The short-listed companies/sites are as follows

Cinema companies operating more than 50 screens:

  • Cineworld Cinemas
  • Odeon Cinemas
  • Vue Entertainment

Cinema companies operating 50 screens or fewer:

  • Everyman Cinemas
  • Filmhouse Cinema, Edinburgh
  • Glasgow Film Theatre
  • Kinema in the Woods
  • Light Cinema, New Brighton
  • Picturehouse Cinemas
  • Saffron Screen
  • Thurso Cinema

The winners in each category will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in London on 30 October 2013. More details of those nominated in other categories can be found at the Screen Awards website.