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Movie Theaters Nationwide Celebrate National Popcorn Day January 19

(Los Angeles, CA – 17 January, 2023) –—At the movies, every day is popcorn day, but this year, The Cinema Foundation, in partnership with Fandango, announced that movie theaters across the country will take part in National Popcorn Day, January 19. So far, movie theaters comprising more than 34,000 screens have agreed to participate, with promotions… Read more »

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 »

Ernst & Young Study Shows Massive Economic Impact of Movie Theaters

Moviegoers drive $5 billion in spending to nearby business (Los Angeles – 18 August 2021) As movie theaters rebound from the pandemic, they will also drive the recovery of surrounding businesses, a new study shows. Ernst & Young today released a detailed analysis focused on the broader economic impact of movie theaters. The study, Economic… 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 »