The UK Cinema Association has warmly welcomed today's announcement by the Scottish Government of over £3.5 million of funding to independent cinemas in Scotland, the overwhelming majority of whom are Association members.
First awards to cinemas from £30 million BFI Culture Recovery Fund welcomed by UK Cinema Association
42 cinemas across England have today been confirmed as the first beneficiaries of the £30 million Culture Recovery Fund established to support independent venues during COViD-19.
The UK Cinema Association has welcomed today's announcement by cinema service company CinemaNext that the UK Digital Funding Partnership (DFP) - the grouping of smaller operators established by Association in 2010 to support the digitisation of smaller cinema operators - has now fully recouped on its VPF funding.
Cinema First, the industry body charged with the promotion of UK cinemagoing, has today launched #Lovecinema, a nationwide campaign designed to capture the attention of audiences across the country and remind them of the unique experience that only the big screen can offer.
The Global Cinema Federation, the worldwide grouping of cinema operators and trade bodies, has called for industry unity and support for the global cinema workforce during the current Coronavirus outbreak.
The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today issued a statement calling on the entire film industry to show solidarity and unity of purpose during the current Coronavirus outbreak.
The UK Cinema Association has today warmly welcomed a message of support to UK cinemas sent by colleagues in film distribution through their trade body, the Film Distributors' Association (FDA).
European cinema admissions increased by 4.5 per cent in 2019, with over 1.34 billion visits across the region – a record-breaking feat unmatched since the early 1990s
The UK Cinema Association has welcomed today's announcement that the ground-breaking Meerkat Movies 2 for 1 cinema ticket promotion will be extended for a further three years.
The UK Cinema Association has today welcomed an announcement by Government that should this year see a significant number of cinemas in England benefit from a business rates discount of up to 50 per cent.