The acquisition by the Walt Disney Company this week of 21st Century Fox brings to an end an illustrious chapter for 20th Century Fox, one of the most widely-admired and respected of the major US studios.
Last week saw cinema staff from across the country rewarded for their vigilance in helping to disrupt attempts to record films in UK cinema theatres.
The UK Cinema Association has warmly welcomed yesterday's decision by Spelthorne Borough Council to grant outline planning permission for the improvement and expansion of the world-renowned Shepperton Studios site.
Cinema First, the cross-industry body working to promote UK cinema-going, has today announced that Iain Jacob, formerly CEO of Publicis Media EMEA, has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chair.
The UK Cinema Association has confirmed plans to continue its role as ‘Key Partner Sponsor’ for the National Film and Television School (NFTS), including support for two scholarships for students on the School’s Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition MA.
UK cinema operators were again to the fore when the industry gathered this week to recognise and celebrate excellence at the 2018 Screen Awards.
The cross-industry body Cinema First - bringing together cinema operators and film distributors to promote and develop UK cinema-going - is looking to recruit a new independent Chair.
Simultaneous screenings of Dr Seuss' The Grinch at cinemas in Manchester, London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh have kicked off the 2018 Into Film Festival, the largest free festival of its kind for children and young people in the World.
Peter Hoare, director of the WTW Scott Cinemas chain, is to receive the Exhibition Achievement Award at the 2018 Screen Awards.
Staff from cinemas across the UK and Ireland were formally recognised last week for their work in disrupting and preventing film piracy.