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.
The UK Cinema Association, in partnership with the charity Action on Hearing Loss, has today launched a Technology Challenge Fund intended to stimulate new innovations in the delivery of subtitling for people with hearing loss.
The Film & Television Charity has today announced plans to provide financial support to individuals undertaking the newly-established cinema operative apprenticeship.