Interviews

paul-donovan-ceoPAUL DONOVAN, CEO – ODEON & UCI Cinemas
ODEON and UCI Cinemas Group is a leading pan European cinema operator and a box office market leader in the UK & Ireland, Spain and Italy. The group has a strong brand presence in Germany, Austria and Portugal.Read More +
john-zeng JOHN ZENG – President, Wanda Cinema Line
The largest theatre operator in Asia, the Beijing-based Wanda Cinema Line has 240 cinemas and 2,133 screens, covering 115 cities nationwide. The cinema chain aims to account for 10% of Chinese cinema screen coverage and 20% of its market share in future. John Zeng (Zeng Mao Jun), President, Wanda Cinema Line, tells TheatreWorld what makes Wanda Cinema Line the No. 1 in China.Read More +
pv-sunil PV SUNIL – CEO & Director, Carnival Cinemas
With 327 screens at 126 properties spread across 92 cities, including metros and smaller cities, Carnival Cinemas has an increasing nationwide presence succoured by organic and inorganic modes of expansion. PV Sunil, CEO and Director, Carnival Cinemas, has propelled the company on an unprecedented growth trajectory. TheatreWorld gets upclose with the man himself.Read More +
pv-sunilAJAY BIJLI – Chairman & Managing Director, PVR Ltd
Listed as the most trusted brand in the Brand Trust Report, 2015, PVR Ltd is the largest cinema exhibition company in India. In fact, the Brand PVR has been listed consecutively in the last three studies as the most trusted in the Entertainment category.Read More +
pv-sunilCORINNE THIBAUT – International Director, Cinema & Leisure, Coca-Cola
Listed as the most trusted brand in the Brand Trust Report, 2015, PVR Ltd is the largest cinema exhibition The Coca-Cola Company, known for its flagship beverage Coca-Cola, has been omnipresent at the cinema exhibition businesses world over. The main sponsor for this year’s CineEurope convention at Spain, Coca-Cola once again enthralled the audiences by showcasing a new theme for the lounge.Read More +
brainVALMIR FERNANDES – President, Cinemark International
TheatreWorld congratulates Cinemark on receiving the Global Achievement Award in Exhibition at this year’s CinemaCon. Excerpts from an interview with Valmir Fernandes, President, Cinemark International, LLC.Read More +
brainBRIAN HALL – CEO, Embassy Diplomat Screens
Brian Hall, CEO of Embassy Diplomat Screens, tells TheatreWorld what sets this opulent all-VIP cinema destination apart from the rest…Read More +
john-zengTIM RICHARDS – Founder & CEO, Vue International
He is a man who makes you believe that an accomplished entrepreneur can also be a compassionate philanthropist. With his exemplary endeavours in cinema exhibition and humanitarian causes, Tim Richards, Founder & CEO of Vue International, sets a compelling example for the Gen-next.Read More +
alain-chamaillard-volfoniALAIN CHAMAILLARD – Managing Director (EMEA, CIS & Russian), Volfoni
Volfoni, the renowned 3D technology provider, maintains control over its entire manufacturing chain, from R&D to mass production, Volfoni is one of the few companies in the world offering a wide variety of 3D technologies for Cinema. TheatreWorld (TW) speaks to Mr. Alain Chamaillard who is in-charge of EMEA, CIS and Russian markets about its market, technology and future of the company in 3D solutions.Read More +
sachin-shettySACHIN SHETTY – Country Head, GDC Technology India
Sachin Shetty has over ten years of experience in the field of cinema exhibition across the entire gamut of exhibition. He was actively involved in the core management team of Big Cinemas (previously known as Adlabs) in various roles catapulting its growth from its first multiplex in Mumbai to becoming one of the leading cinema chains in India.Read More +
Dmitri-Kazuto-Director-KINO-EXPO Place to be this September – Russia
TheatreWorld in conversation with Dmitri Kazuto, Director of KINO EXPO International Convention & Trade Fair and KINOALLIANCE – Cinema Exhibitors’ Association of Russian Federation.
Michael-HawkinsAustralian Open
TheatreWorld in conversation with Michael Hawkins, company director of diverse commercial experience. His roles include Executive Director of the National Association of Cinema Operators – Australasia; Chair of the Australian International Movie Convention and Director of the Intellectual Property Awareness Foundation Ltd. He is also the Chair of Screen Queensland and a director of Qi Power Limited. He serves on the Foundations of the Queensland State Library and the University of Queensland Diamantina Research Institute.
adam3D Ruling the Market…..
Adam MacDonald (AM) – Sales Manager EMEA, Digital Cinema for MasterImage 3D, London, is an industry veteran with over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry. He has worked for some of the biggest names in digital cinema including DTS Digital Cinema, 20th Century Fox and Panavision.

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