CinemaCon: Worldwide Box Office Up 4% in 2013

March 26, 2014 - box office

by Ray Subers
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At attention entertainment CinemaCon in Las Vegas, NATO and a MPAA denounced their annual attention report, that featured sum information about 2013 box office. The news shows that worldwide box bureau increasing 4 percent to $35.9 billion, that is a new record.

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Most of that was driven by abroad growth: a general box bureau was adult 5 percent to $25 billion. The general box bureau now accounts for 70 percent of worldwide earnings, that is adult from 64 percent in 2009.

The biggest marketplace is now China, that accounted for $3.6 billion (up 25 percent from final year). Other vital markets were Japan ($2.4 billion), a U.K. ($1.7 billion), France ($1.6 billion) and India ($1.5 billion). In comparison, over $10.9 billion value of tickets were sole during a domestic box bureau in 2013.

While there was most sound about a decrease of 3D in 2013some of that came from this really publicationthe altogether trend wasn’t that bad. Domestic box bureau from 3D showings declined by one percent in 2013; in comparison, altogether sales were adult one percent.

The news includes endless information about visit moviegoers in a U.S., damaged down by demographics. It defines visit moviegoers as those who go to film theaters during slightest once a month: while they’re usually 11 percent of a population, they paint 50 percent of sales in 2013.

One notable tidbit: visit movie-going among 12-39 year-olds decreased 16 percent from 2012 to 2013. Still, while 12-39 year-olds usually paint 38 percent of a population, they still accounted for 58 percent of visit moviegoers.

Also, while Hispanics are usually 17 percent of a population, they make adult 32 percent of visit moviegoers. In comparison, Caucasians are 63 percent of a race though usually 49 percent of visit moviegoers.

The biggest states in a U.S. are California (7.41 million visit moviegoers), Texas (4.31 million), Florida (1.69 million), New York (1.51 million) and Illinois (1.49 million).

Another engaging note highlighted by Senator Chris Dodd, conduct of a MPAA: 74 percent of visit moviegoers possess during slightest 4 forms of record products. In comparison, usually 51 percent of a sum adult race possess that many. This suggests that record indeed increases moviegoing, as against to a other approach around. As Dodd remarkable in a press conference, there’s “a fake choice between record and content.”

Also suggested during a press conference: NATO (the National Association of Theater Owners) is formulation to examination with ignored sheet prices on Tuesdays. This is something that’s already being finished in Canada and Latin America, among other areas. The idea of this would be to fill dull weekday seats with some-more cost-conscious consumers who possibly can’t or won’t means standard dusk prices. NATO is operative on securing a state to exam in, though wouldn’t announce serve details.

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