PRESS RELEASES

  • August 15, 2006

    New Open Design Intended to Integrate with Existing Exhibition Systems

    Kodak Digital Cinema and National CineMedia (NCM) have begun a collaborative arrangement to develop the next generation digital cinema theatre management software (TMS). The TMS will be designed to integrate with existing exhibition equipment, management systems and digital cinema system components from other manufacturers. The new software is expected to allow theatre owners to integrate all aspects of digital cinema with the business...
  • July 27, 2006

    Deal Includes Previews of New Fall Drama Prior to Network Broadcast

    NBC's marketing in the digital arena takes a new turn as the network expands its corporate partnerships with National CineMedia, Nissan and Apple's iTunes to cross-promote its new Fall drama "Heroes" by finding new ways to incorporate the products into scripts organically and offering consumers the chance to be the first to see the series. The announcement was made by John Miller, Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Universal Television Group...
  • June 28, 2006
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 28, 2006--Former Loews Cineplex Entertainment President and CEO Travis Reid has been retained by National CineMedia (NCM), the joint venture of AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA, Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) to lead the effort to create a business plan for the financing of digital cinema with the major studios. The announcement was made today by Kurt Hall, chairman and chief executive officer of NCM. In his new role, Mr. Reid will work with...
  • June 28, 2006
    NEW YORK & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 28, 2006--National CineMedia, LLC (NCM), the media, marketing and content distribution venture of AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA, Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group (REG, NYSE: RGC), has selected JPMorgan to assist with the evaluation and development of a financing plan to help support the exhibition and motion picture industries' transition from film to digital cinema. NCM is actively developing a digital cinema financing and equipment...
  • June 18, 2006

    Total Revenue for Cinema Advertising Category Passes Half-Billion Dollar Mark for 1st Time;

    Growth Driven by Auto, Home Video/DVD and Consumer Electronics Categories

    The Cinema Advertising Council (CAC), today unveiled its 2005 report on cinema advertising revenues. According to the association’s report, cinema advertising industry revenues grew by 20.6 percent to $527,859,000* in 2005 as compared to a total of $437,555,000* in 2004. The announcement of the report – which was independently tabulated by Miller, Kaplan, Arase & Co. LLP – was made today by Robert E. (Bob) Martin, president and chairman of...
  • May 9, 2006

    Winning Entrant Eligible for Prestigious One Show Gold Pencil

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    Winning Cinema Advertising Entry to be Produced by RSA Films

    The One Club, the world's foremost non-profit organization for the recognition and promotion of excellence in advertising, and National CineMedia, the leading digital content and advertising provider for movie theatres in the U.S., are partnering to broaden the One Show Non-Broadcast category to include a new cinema advertising competition. The new cinema category invites the creative community to submit storyboards beginning in...
  • March 11, 2006

    Pioneering "Show Us Your Character" Multi-Tiered Campaign Seeks Most Unique Character In The U.S.A.

    Expanding the scope of its successful Characters Welcome branding initiative, USA Network is launching a groundbreaking multi-tiered marketing campaign, Show Us Your Character, it was announced today by Chris McCumber, senior vice president of marketing and brand strategy at USA. The campaign marks the most aggressive digital marketing initiative in the channel's history and centers around the launch of ShowUsYourCharacter.com, cable...
  • January 1, 2006

    New Alliance Provides Studio Content to State-of-the-Art Digital Pre-Feature Program in AMC, Cinemark, Regal Entertainment Group and other Select Movie Theatres Nationwide

    Twentieth Century Fox and National CineMedia (NCM), have entered into a multi-year strategic content and marketing alliance to provide entertaining promotional segments for NCM’s Digital Content Network SM (“DCN”) distribution system beginning in January 2006. The announcement was made today by Pam Levine, co-president of domestic theatrical marketing for Twentieth Century Fox and Cliff Marks, president of sales and chief marketing...