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The key challenges facing European cinemas in 2018

Ahead of CineEurope, Laura Houlgatte discusses the SVoD/festival debate, gender diversity and digital single...


Indie Biz Champ Among CineEurope Honorees

At CineEurope, the European movie-theater operators’ conference that runs June 11-14 in Barcelona, three...


Movie Business Weighs Ways to Reach Out to Women in Europe

Women want female characters in films who are more than just “eye candy,” says Laura Houlgatte, CEO of UNIC, a...


Laura Houlgatte and Edna Epelbaum look to empower women in exhibition

In their respective roles as chief executive officer and VP of Europe’s International Union of Cinemas (UNIC),...


European Organisations Support Continued Funding for Creative Europe MEDIA Programme

Eleven European film organisations have released a joint statement in favour of preserving and strengthening...


European cinema organisations call for "ambitious" Creative Europe budget

Leading European cinema organisations have called on the European Commission to provide an ‘ambitious budget’...


CJ’s Top 50 Women in Global Cinema – 2018

We are proud to announce that Laura Houlgatte, CEO at UNIC, made it to the 2018 list of top women in global...


European cinemas show overall growth

Love was in the air on Feb. 14, as UNIC and MEDIA Salles both reported some lovely numbers for European...


Jean-Pierre Decrette to receive UNIC Achievement Award

Jean-Pierre Decrette, the former Director of Development at Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé, has been named as the...


CineEurope 2018 : un exploitant français lauréat de l'Unic Achievement Award

Jean-Pierre Decrette recevra sa récompense le 14 juin lors de la remise des prix CineEurope à Barcelone.


UNIC tackles the future of the European cinema industry

UNIC has held a conference entitled “Investing in the Future of the European Cinema Industry” at the European...


Europeans at the cinema, from East to West

According to data gathered by UNIC, both admissions and profits are growing in all the Visegrad countries...


Box Office Growth Across CEE Territories in 2017

UNIC reports an increase in box office in all CEE countries except Slovenia and the Czech Republic in its 2017...


KARO's Olga Zinyakova to receive CineEurope Exhibitor Award

Olga Zinyakova, president of the KARO cinema chain, was named the 2018 recipient of CineEurope's...


The gold rush for Saudi cinemas

With the announcement that Saudi Arabia will allow cinemas once again after a 35-year hiatus, Western cinema...