Exhibition news


Philip Knatchbull

Curzon to give ‘Parasite’ full theatrical window release in the UK (exclusive)

The news was revealed by CEO Philip Knatchbull during a keynote speech at CONNeXT in Ghent.

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Chinese buyers remain cautious in sensitive year

While official policy is still unclear, buyers are avoiding US indie, Swedish and South Korean films.

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UK’s Secret Cinema to launch ‘Casino Royale’ event in China

Immersive cinema event company will partner with Shanghai Media Group on first international show.

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UK’s Distributor Slate Day attracts 30 companies for fifth edition

Major companies including Paramount will mix with indies such as Parkland.

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Sarajevo region to launch €1m film and TV production subsidy in 2020

The Sarajevo Canton government will provide the money for the grants.


Netflix presence in Venice Competition provokes criticism from European cinemas body UNIC

Venice has programmed Netflix’s The Laundromat and Marriage Story in this year’s Competition.

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Serge Toubiana re-elected as president of France's Unifrance

His first task in new two-year term will be appointing replacement for managing director Isabelle Giordano.

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Philippines introduces new guidelines for theatrical releases

Opening days to be moved from Wednesday to Friday and films to be kept in cinemas for a minimum of one week.


'Pavarotti' to be Saudi Arabia's first wide theatrical documentary release

The Front Row, KNCC release follows the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s 30-year cinema ban at the end of 2017.

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CineEurope 2019: the key talking points

Topics ranged from emerging markets, digital challenges, and the combined might of Disney and Fox.

UNIC Women's Cinema Leadership Programme

UNIC unveils participants of third Women’s Cinema Leadership Programme

The initiative aims to boost women executives in the European exhibition sector.

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Phil Clapp re-elected president of European cinemas body UNIC

UK Cinema Association head Clapp has been UNIC president since 2013.