Global Movie Theater & Cinema Industry
The global movie theater and cinema industry refers to establishments providing video movies and screen films. Such venues include video theaters, auditoriums, cinemas, open-air movie theaters, and other establishments that screen films or video movies to the paying public. These venues can be of various types from small-scale, single-screen independent outfits, to chain operators or large multi-screen multiplexes.
A large percentage of the revenue generated from ticket sales is collected by the production companies, and so movie theaters make their profit for the most part in concession sales, which represent their main revenue. Movie screening establishments can also generate revenue through advertisements prior to the feature screening, arcade rooms, and cinema pubs or cafes serving snacks and beverages.