Cineplex

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Lack of The Force sees attendance drop at Cineplex for Q4

Patrons are spending more money at the box office and concessions, but no Star Wars film for the holidays saw fewer tickets sold.

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Experimentation leading to new opps for creators: CMF Trends

The funder’s latest report explores the ways content producers can capitalize on new opportunities like interactive audio and location-based entertainment.

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In Brief: Media Ranch, Quebecor reveal format incubator participants

Plus: The Grizzlies wins a prize at Fabrique Du Cinema Awards in Rome, Fremantle elevates execs, and more.

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Film exhibition revenues up for Cineplex in Q3

Major films contributing to the bottom line in the quarter included Mission: Impossible Fallout, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

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Cineplex adding more immersive cinemas across Canada

The cinema giant is expanding its partnership with CJ 4DPLEX to add up to 13 new 4DX locations.

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Attendance uptick leads Cineplex to record Q2

The theatre company posted quarterly revenues of $409.1 million, with franchise titles including Avengers: Infinity War driving box office revenues up nearly 10%.

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Deals: Cineplex, CTV, DHX Distribution, Premiere Entertainment

(Updated) Newfoundland-shot drama Crown and Anchor heads to Cineplex in T.O and St. John’s, CTV picks up the Roseanne spin-off, plus more.

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Deals: Boat Rocker, TMN, Blue Ice, Kew Media

Boat Rocker Rights sells Bitz & Bob (pictured) abroad, Blue Ice Docs picks up Canadian rights to The Silence of Others, plus more.

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Cineplex revenues up despite 5.6% decline in annual attendance

The exhibitor saw strong quarterly and year-end growth in media, attendance revenues and amusements.

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Shaftesbury, Cineplex expand partnership

The Murdoch Mysteries holiday special will debut on cinema screens in 11 cities across the country ahead of its CBC debut.

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Attendance dips 13% in Cineplex’s third quarter

A sluggish summer at the domestic box office saw the theatre chain’s Q3 attendance fall by more than two million compared to last year.

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Cineplex partners with Barco Escape on panoramic screens

As earlier revealed, Minds Eye Entertainment, U.S.-based Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide are together producing a slate of films specifically for Barco Escape.