Posts Categorized: Reel Blog

NATO Executive Board Approves Resolution to Begin Exhibitor-Led Testing of Digital Cinema Technologies

(Beverly Hills, Calif. – October 1, 2019)  The Executive Board of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), at the association’s annual Membership and Board Meetings at the Beverly Hilton, 23-24 September 2019, approved a resolution (attached) laying out aspects of a digital cinema technology evaluation program. “Digital cinema has opened up the door to… Read more »

John Fithian Delivers 2019 State of the Industry

During his annual speech at CinemaCon, John Fithian celebrated a record, year in 2018, the importance of moviegoing, and directly addressed the dynamic between theatrical and streaming. “We understand that some movies will continue to go straight to the home and skip theatrical. There is nothing revolutionary about that idea. All we ask is that… Read more »

Taxation, Depreciation, and Legislation: NATO Takes to Capitol Hill to Lobby on Tax Policy

At NATO, one of our most significant priorities in Washington is acting as an effective voice for our members with the government.  Favorable laws and regulations are essential to keep movie theaters in the United States healthy, prosperous, and sustainable. But no successful legislative campaign is complete without business owners talking directly to their elected… Read more »