Posts By: Patrick Corcoran

The Quorum Study Shows Strong Interest In Non-Theatrical Content In Movie Theaters Among Underserved Audiences

(Los Angeles, CA – 16 November, 2022) – The Cinema Foundation, in partnership with leading film research firm The Quorum, today released a study demonstrating high interest among moviegoers, from frequent to non-active, in non-traditional programming in movie theaters. The study surveyed 5,940 people nationally between July 20 and August 5, 2022. READ THE EXECUTIVE… Read more »

NATO Promotes Jackie Brenneman to Executive Vice President and General Counsel; Todd Halstead Rejoins Staff as Director of Government Relations and Strategy Development

(Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. – 21 December 2021) The National Association of Theatre Owners today announced two association leadership decisions to increase the Association’s reach and effectiveness. With the support of NATO’s Executive Board of Directors, Jackie Brenneman has been promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel – a new, “second-in-command” position at… Read more »

NATO Statement on Passage of American Rescue Act

(Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, Calif. – 10 March 2021) NATO applauds the passage of the American Rescue Plan by Congress and looks forward to its rapid signature into law by the President. The Plan extends critical unemployment benefits to our furloughed workers, and preserves and expands important tax relief programs that give a much… Read more »

Global Cinema Federation Celebrates Record-Breaking Chinese Lunar New Year Box Office

(Beijing, Brussels, Los Angeles – 16 February 2021) The Global Cinema Federation (GCF) today celebrated the record opening weekend in China of Detective Chinatown 3. The title set a single market record for opening day of $163 million (RMB 1.05 billion) and opening weekend  $397 million (RMB 2.56 billion). This comes one year after China’s… Read more »

Theater Owners Call For Aid To Movie Theaters In Lame Duck Session Congress

Bipartisan SOS Act and Aid to Workers Urgently Needed (Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, Calif. – 9 November 2020) The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), Monday called for Congress and the Administration to act now to save local movie theaters devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic by passing relief legislation targeted to their circumstances. The… Read more »