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Recipients of 2024 CineEurope Gold Awards Announced


BRUSSELS, BELGIUM AND NEW JERSEY, USA — April 2024: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) and the Film Expo Group are delighted to announce the 2024 recipients of the CineEurope Gold Awards, given to cinema professionals for their outstanding dedication and service to the sector. The Awards will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 20 June at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.

The Gold Awards, introduced at CineEurope 2018, recognise those individuals who have made an exceptional contribution both to the ongoing success of their company or organisation and also to the wider European cinema industry.

The recipients of the 2024 Gold Awards are as follows: 

Christin Berg, Nordisk Film Cinemas
Greg Hayko, Cineworld
Stephan Herzog, Pathé Suisse
Gianluca Pantano, UCI Italy, ODEON Cinemas Group
Grégoire Schnegg, blue Cinema
Andrea Stratta, Notorious Cinemas
Jurgita Vaišienė, CINAMON Group
Kinga Zaborowska, HELIOS

Welcoming the announcement of the Awards, President of UNIC Phil Clapp said:

“Congratulations to all this year's nominees, whose outstanding contribution and dedication to excellence are a source of huge inspiration. Each individual’s recognition is richly deserved.”

Andrew Sunshine, President of The Film Expo Group, added:

“On behalf of our entire team at the Film Expo Group, we would like to congratulate all of those being recognized with a Gold Award this year for their continued support and dedication to our great industry.”  

About CineEurope

CineEurope 2024 will take place 17-20 June at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain. CineEurope is the longest-running and most successful European convention and trade show for major, regional, and independent cinema professionals. CineEurope will feature exclusive screenings and product presentations of upcoming films, sponsored events, timely and informative seminars, and the CineEurope Trade Show. CineEurope is the Official Convention of the Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC).

About UNIC

The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 39 countries in Europe and in neighbouring regions.

About Film Expo Group

The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineEurope, held in Barcelona; ShowEast, held in Miami; and CineAsia, held in Bangkok.

Additional information can be found at www.filmexpos.com.

Media Contact:

dawn.blaschick@filmexpos.com

Further enquiries:

lgaltier@unic-cinemas.org

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