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ADMISSIONS DOWN IN U.S., UP ALMOST EVERYWHERE ELSE

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total box office receipts came to $1.7 billion. China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reported that the nation’s theaters […]

RALLIES BRING OUT THOUSANDS OF NEW ZEALAND FILM WORKERS

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Thousands of workers in New Zealand’s film industry staged rallies throughout the country today (Monday) as Warner Bros. executives arrived to consider moving the production of the two The Hobbit movies to a different country. Actor Mark Harrison, who organized the rallies, told The Australian newspaper, “With Warner Bros. coming here to have crisis talks […]

RUSSIAN FILM INDUSTRY GROWING EXPONENTIALLY

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A new report indicates that the Russian film industry experienced astounding growth during 2009 and the first half of 2010 despite a downturn in the first half of 2009. The study by research firm Nevafilm for the European Audiovisual Observatory disclosed that movie theater admissions rose by 14 percent during the year, aided considerably by […]