MAIN NEW ELEMENTS IN THE
“EUROPEAN CINEMA YEARBOOK – 2004 ADVANCE EDITION”
INFORMATION ON THE NEW EDITION OF THE YEARBOOK
The “European Cinema Yearbook –
2004 advance edition” has been officially presented on 14 December
2004 in Rome (Italy), during the Professional Meeting Anec-Anem-Unidim.
The main new elements in this edition, covering the 1989/2003 period,
Increase in the number of countries reported on:
Tables on Western Europe:
The percentage variation in gross
box office has been added.
Tables on Eastern and Central Europe and the Mediterranean Rim:
The percentage variation in admissions,
already provided for Western Europe, and the percentage variation
in gross box office have been added.
The number of domestic films produced
in each country (including co-productions) has been added.
Screen density in monoscreen, multi-screen
cinemas and multiplexes has been added as well as the screen density
concentration of admissions and
box office throughout the territory;
concentration in exhibition;
concentration in distribution.
Section on cinemas worldwide:
A total of nine world markets are analysed in the Yearbook: three countries
(Russia, New Zealand and Israel) have been added to the six (United
States, Australia, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong and South Korea) for which
the Yearbook already collected data in previous editions.
To the complete list of multiplexes
updated at 1st January, information has been added on the year they
were opened and their catchment area, as well as the multiplexes operating
In the table “Admissions per
screen in multiplexes and other cinemas” a new indicator has
been added regarding the relative effectiveness of screens in multiplexes.
Section on digital cinema:
The complete list of digital cinemas worldwide has been updated as at