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Since our first live session we've received so much feedback, emails and questions we feel it would be wrong just to store it all as a survey response. 

For that reason we've created this community where you'll be able to bring up new topics, ask questions, discuss directly with each other, and continue the discussion also after the webinar has ended.

On behalf of the cinema community: Thank you for contributing!

Rob Arthur
Founder and Director
#CJCinemaSummit 2 - Thursday 26th March at 4.00pm GMT...“You can buy someone’s time... But you cannot buy enthusiasm; you cannot buy initiative, you cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.” IME. We earn these through leadership that employees respect, admire and want to emulate.
Cinemas re-opening after the global pandemic - in 1918.
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Reopening
J. Sperling Reich
Executive Editor of Celluloid Junkie

How cinemas will allocate seating when they reopen after the pandemic will be dependent upon a number of factors:

  1. Infection rate trends in the geographic area in which a cinema is located.
  2. Where the cinema is located geographically and what the local health guidance or regulations are in that area.
  3. Whether a cinema has technology capable of selling seats with an appropriate "social distance" between them.
  4. A cinema operator's willingness, both financially and operationally, for reducing their auditorium capacity.

Item number 1 may dictate when cinemas reopen in a certain geographic area, what the health guidelines are (item 2), whether... (More)

Rob Arthur
Founder and Director
Thank you so much to our friends at IMAX and NevaFilm for translating the InfoGraphic for use in Russian speaking territories... (More)