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 cinemas in 2018 saw the highest attendance levels for almost 50 years, figures published today confirm.
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 operators were again to the fore when the industry gathered this week to recognise and celebrate excellence at the 2018 Screen Awards.
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.
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.