The UK Cinema Association has today confirmed the next steps on their pioneering Technology Challenge Fund, established to stimulate technological innovation that will allow people with hearing loss to have a more inclusive cinema experience.
The UK Cinema Association - working with partners at the autism charity Dimensions and the BFI Film Audience Network - has today launched training resources for cinemas wishing to offer autism friendly screenings and establish a cinema environment more sympathetic to people with autism.
Almost 400 cinema industry professionals gathered in London this week to discuss the opportunities presented to the sector by exciting new developments in cinema technology.
The UK Cinema Association was very saddened to learn this week that longstanding member Hollywood Cinemas had gone into administration.
The UK Cinema Association has today put tickets on sale for its upcoming conference 'TECH - New horizons for the big screen experience'.
Another strong showing for cinema admissions in November has kept UK cinema on course for its highest annual admissions in almost 50 years.
The UK Cinema Association has welcomed an announcement this week from the Scottish Government that it will not be proceeding with previously-announced plans which would have seen 'out of town' retailers - including cinemas - potentially subject to a business rates surcharge.
The UK Cinema Association has this week added its voice to those of a wide range of retail and business interests in Scotland, calling on the Government there to scrap plans which could penalise 'out of town' retailers.
UK cinema admissions figures for October 2018 were an incredible 32 per cent up on the same month in the previous year, pushing the sector a full 5 per cent ahead of the same point in 2017.
Admissions at UK cinemas reached over 19 million in August, almost a third higher than the same month in 2017 and the biggest cinema-going month for seven years.