Fathom Events Honored With Unprecedented 11 Box Office Awards at 2018 Event Cinema Association Conference, Including Year’s Only Gold Award
Recognized for the Third Consecutive Year for Outstanding Box Office Success
DENVER – February 12, 2018 – Leading event cinema company Fathom Events received an unprecedented 11 total Box Office Awards at the 2018 Event Cinema Association (ECA) Conference that took place in London last week, including this year’s only Gold Award (500,000+ admissions) for “Pokémon The Movie – I Choose You!” The annual conference honors achievements in the field of event cinema and recognized Fathom Events’ success at the box office for the third consecutive year, highlighting the company’s continued strength in distribution and content development.
Fathom Events was also honored with 10 Bronze Box Office Awards for the following events:
- Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!
- Is Genesis History?
- In Our Hands: The Battle For Jerusalem
- Jeepers Creepers 3
- Samaritan’s Purse Presents Facing Darkness
- TCM Big Screen Classics: The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary (1987)
- Steve McQueen: American Icon
- TCM Big Screen Classics: Singin’ in the Rain 65th Anniversary (1952)
- Genesis Paradise Lost
“Fathom Events is honored to once again receive recognition from the ECA and more awards than any other event cinema organization internationally when measured by total admissions,” said Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt. “We are extremely excited about the future of this industry and look forward to continuing to push boundaries, offer top-quality programming and evolve the event cinema experience.”
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with participating theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas®, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top stage productions including Newsies! The Broadway Musical and George Takei’s Allegiance, major sporting events such as Mayweather vs. McGregor, epic concerts with artists like Grateful Dead and Dixie Chicks, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events such as Steve McQueen: American Icon and In Our Hands, and beloved anime titles like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 897 locations and 1,387 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
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