TIP Theatrical Industry Press
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
is bringing the most prestigious
Hollywood films of 2023 to auditoriums across the nation with the return of its annual Oscar® Movie Week festival. In theaters from Monday, March 4 through Sunday, March 10,
Oscar® Movie Week makes it easy for moviegoers to catch up on the celebrated Best Picture and Live Action and Animated Short Film nominees with a convenient, all-inclusive festival pass for the true cinephiles, as well as single showtime tickets for those interested in select titles. The festival is being held at more than 120 participating Cinemark theaters
nationwide in advance of the 96th Oscars®, which airs March 10 on ABC. Festival passes are on sale now at Cinemark.com/movieweek with individual showtime tickets going on sale Jan. 26.
“The Oscars® are about celebrating the art of cinema, and there is no better way to experience thrilling Hollywood content than in the immersive, cinematic environment of one of our auditoriums,” said Wanda Gierhart Fearing, Cinemark Chief Marketing and Content
Officer. “Oscar® Movie Week returns to Cinemark again this year, offering moviegoers their chance to catch these films on the big screen before the revered awards ceremony. Then once cinema lovers are settled in for the big night, they can elevate their in-home viewing experiences with favorite movie theater concessions delivered directly to their doors through our partnerships with major third-party delivery platforms.”
Brought back by popular demand, the festival pass allows moviegoers to fully experience the most cinematic moments of the year with the convenience of one easily accessible ticket.
For only $40, the pass grants access to showtimes for all participating Oscar® film nominees and comes with a glittering 50% discount on any size popcorn during the festival week, as no cinematic experience is complete without the gold star of movie theater snacks.
In addition to the festival pass, individual tickets will go on sale for each title beginning Friday, Jan. 26. Tickets for the feature-length Best Picture nominees are available at standard pricing, with showtimes beginning on Monday, March 4. All Live Action and Animated Short Film nominees are bundled into one $10 viewing, available Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10.
Broadcast Music Incorporated
BMI presented its signature panel “Music & Film: The Creative Process” at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 22, at The Box in Park City, Utah. The conversation focused on the music in the film Exhibiting Forgiveness, which made its world premiere at the Festival and is in dramatic competition. Panelists included the film’s director Titus Kaphar, GRAMMY and Golden Globe award-winning BMI singer/songwriter and actress Andra Day, and BMI composer Jherek Bischoff. The ensemble spoke about their musical vision for Exhibiting Forgiveness, including the power behind a well-crafted score, how original music can shape the narrative and the magic of bringing this film to life through the marriage of sound and visuals. The panel was moderated by BMI’s VP of Creative, Film, TV and Visual Media, Tracy McKnight and wrapped with an audience Q&A.