The total number of giant screens worldwide increased 18.5 per cent year-on-year in 2011, as the net balance of giant screens (GS) rose by 115, which includes a number of existing sites that were upgraded to digital during the year off set against just ten screens that closed.Of the total giant screen footprint, almost 80 per cent also have 3D capability-compared to 72per cent in 2010 and just 51 per cent in 2008.There was growth across the majority of world regions with the exception of Latin America and Africa/Middle East, which both finished flat year-on-year. Asia Pacific registered the largest annual percentage gain in net new giant screens.
Tables and charts included:
- Top ten territories for giant screens 2011;Giant screens split by format 2007 to 2011;Market share of giant screens by region 2000 to 2011;Territories ranked by giant screens in digital format 2011;Proportion of giant screens with digital capabilities, by territory, 2011
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Associate Director/Principal Analyst, Cinema, OMDIA
Charlotte is an Associate Director at OMDIA, focusing on the global cinema business and an expert on digital and technology market trends.