The ECA is dedicated to supporting and promoting event cinema on behalf of exhibitors and distributors and to raise awareness with the general public.
Gather and share insights as a community focused on the growth of event cinema.
Regular Box office reports from multiple territories.
Audience segmentation and insights to help with audience development.
Sector interviews and case studies
ECA Annual report
Survey report on sector topics/trends.
Monthly newsletter sharing local and international news as well as hosted on the website
One spotlight event per month to highlight a short-led time release.
Content Showreel for cinema website and in-screen advertising (quarterly).
Promotional showreel to market the category to the industry and other sectors.
Option for members to promote content at industry trade shows and ECA events
A defined schedule of events including an annual conference and the highly popular ECA Slate Day.
Established presence at key industry events globally.
Annual product presentations at key trade shows such a CineEurope and CinemaCon
Working groups on key issues,meetings to be held at key events to ensure optimal participation (once or twice a year)
Regular rountable discussions and networking events.
Ensuring that the position of the Association and wider industry on key issues around Event Cinema is represented and communicated effectively both within and outside of the film industry.
Keep abreast of international policies and the impact on the category and communicate key issues to members.
Key policy areas include; the social, cultural and economic value of cinema exhibition, Digital Cinema/ technology, Film Theft and Copyright, Classification, Release Windows, Premium VOD, Music Rights Management, and Disability and Access.
Establish a dialogue with neighbouring industries around content and seek to host networking events to showcase opportunities between the event cinema sector and other industries such as music, gaming and theatre.