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National Association of Theater Owners
Friday, Aug. 21, 2020
As movie theaters come back to life across the country, the National Association of Theater Owners is helping to take the guess work out of safe operating practices in the era of COVID-19.
The trade organization is announcing a set of health and safety protocols Friday based on research...
Thursday, Jul. 23, 2020
A long time ago in a pre-COVID universe far, far away, blockbusters opened around the globe simultaneously or nearly so. In 1975, "Jaws" set the blueprint. Concentrate marketing. Open wide. Pack them in.
Since then, Hollywood has turned opening weekends into an all-out assault. Staggered...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
After three months of near total blackout of cinemas nationwide, movie theaters are preparing to reopen — even if it means only a few titles on the marquee and showings limited to as little as 25% capacity.
AMC Theaters, the world's largest theater operator, said Tuesday that it expects...
Monday, Mar. 16, 2020
U.S. movie theaters nationwide are preparing to shut down after President Donald Trump announced new guidelines urging against gatherings of more than 10 people because of the coronavirus pandemic. With big screens across the country going dark, Hollywood moved to rush some new releases onto...
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017
The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences.
At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the National Association of Theater Owners touted the importance of both groups in growing the movie business.
Higher ticket prices helped...