As anyone who has been to a movie theater knows, a lot of seats are usually empty. Add up those empties over the course of a year, according to Atom Tickets, a start-up based here, and more than 5 billion seats go unsold annually...
Some Facebook users have noticed a new section called “Movies” appearing in the mobile app’s main navigation. The feature, which has just appeared for many U.S. Facebook users, offers a way to see which movies are playing nearby, available showtimes and a list of local theaters and their movie selections.
Atom Tickets has signed partnerships with the two largest theater chains in the U.S., assuring that its nationwide launch this summer will cover much of the nation…
Atom Tickets & T-Mobile Bring Families Together With A Special Ticket Offer To See 'My Little Pony: The Movie' In Theaters For $2
Announced today, the cutting-edge mobile movie ticketing platform Atom Tickets and T-Mobile are teaming up again to bring T-Mobile customers an exclusive ticket offer to see 'My Little Pony: The Movie' for $2 through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app.
“Three hundred million customers are visiting your cinemas in Europe and not buying anything,” was how Coca-Cola’s International Director of Cinema and Leisure Corinne Thibaut opened this year’s CineEurope Retail Seminar. With 30% of movie goers not buying anything, “you have a massive headroom for growth in retail,” she admonished the audience...
Facebook appears to be testing a Movies feature in the More menu of its flagship application, including the option to buy tickets via Atom Tickets. Users with access to the feature can search nearby movie options by film or theater, and they will see a list of showtimes and have the opportunity to purchase tickets without leaving the app, via an integration with Atom Tickets.
The annual mega-launch of new Star Wars merchandize is an exciting day for many. For the wannabe Jedi, today’s toy bonanza is not only an opportunity to stock up on the latest Millennium Falcon sets, but also a way to get a sneak peek into some of the upcoming characters in the next installment of the popular film series.
Moviegoers to B&B Theatres, Flix Brewhouse and Southern Theatres will soon be able to buy their tickets in advance through Atom Tickets. The Santa Monica, California-based mobile movie ticketing app also has made good on a partnership announced in January, launching on 267 screens in Bow Tie Cinemas locations. The three new exhibitors add 891 screens to the platform, bringing Atom Tickets’ service to a total of 18,500 screens across North America.
‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Flexes Muscle With $21M+ During The Lowest-Grossing Weekend Of 2017 To Date – Sunday AM
One means for Lionsgate to cut through the social media distraction that moviegoers continually face was by partnering with T-Mobile and Atom Tickets for their ‘T-Mobile Tuesdays’. They gained access to 50M impressions via T-Mobile’s promotional efforts. Eighty percent of Atom’s Hitman’s Bodyguard ticket buyers were 39 or younger. The mobile ticketing app has seen more than twice their movie ticket sale volume driven by the T-Mobile promotion.
Atom Tickets Teams Up With Paramount Pictures And Participant Media On “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power”
Atom Tickets, the cutting-edge theatrical mobile ticketing platform, is partnering with Paramount Pictures and Participant Media to offer its users the chance to join the conversation with access to special public screenings featuring a Q&A with Al Gore for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the inspirational sequel to the Oscar-winning documentary about climate change.
The IMDboat sets sail for Comic-Con with host Kevin Smith, celebrities, top brands, and the launch of IMDb ticketing powered by Atom Tickets
IMDb's coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 includes: exclusive interviews with top celebrities; a star-studded live show (IMDb LIVE at San Diego Comic-Con, Presented by XFINITY) that will be broadcast on IMDb, Twitch, and Twitter...
Atom Tickets and Chase Pay® are making it simpler for movie fans to plan, order and pay for their theatre experience entirely from their mobile device.
For the July 11th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $4 ticket to see War for the Planet of the Apes. The movie opens on July 14th, and T-Mobile says that the $4 ticket will be good through opening weekend.
New mobile movie ticketing platform Atom Tickets and T-Mobile are bringing Paramount Pictures’ Transformers: The Last Knight to millions of T-Mobile customers with an exclusive offer through the “T-Mobile Tuesdays” app. Starting Tuesday, June 20, T-Mobile customers can redeem the exclusive offer from the T-Mobile Tuesdays app and purchase their tickets on the Atom Tickets app.
Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor that owns and operates one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, reveals a new website developed in partnership with Atom Tickets, the fastest-growing movie ticketing platform in North America. The new REGmovies.com provides a modern, user-friendly experience that allows moviegoers to browse movies, watch trailers, view exclusive movie content and purchase tickets in one place.
Over the weekend, Wonder Woman charted the best opening for a film by a female director (Patty Jenkins) with $103.25M, and arguably the fourth-best debut for the first chapter of a solo superhero franchise. Last Tuesday, Wonder Woman set a record on Atom Tickets for the most tickets sold on the movie ticket app for any title in a 24-hour period. The Atom cross promotion offered $4 tickets to T-Mobile customers to see Wonder Woman during its opening weekend.
Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind mobile movie-ticketing platform, announced a partnership with Bow Tie Cinemas, the oldest theatre circuit in North America, that will expand its availability in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, Maryland and Virginia.
Mobile ticketing app Atom Tickets has partnered on a year-long free movie ticket campaign on Fridays with the iHeartMedia radio network, Variety has learned exclusively. Free Movie Friday — which kicks off this Friday — will offer thousands of free movie tickets every Friday for an entire year across iHeartMedia’s radio stations and digital platforms through more than 500 radio stations in over 100 markets across the country.
Atom Tickets, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based mobile movie ticket app maker, will enable users to pay via Chase Pay early next year, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. spreads its digital payments solution beyond brick-and-mortar merchants.
Online movie ticketing app Atom Tickets is expanding its pre-order food and beverage service to include AMC Theatres in addition to Regal Theatres. The enhanced service, which begins rolling out Thursday at 28 AMC locations across the country, is designed to allow customers to avoid standing in regular concession lines.
If you were buying advance tickets to Disney’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story tonight, you may have waited 20-30 minutes before your purchase was complete, or worst case scenario — you were timed out... The long lines at Fandango, prompted its competitor Atom Tickets to scream like C3-PO in Star Wars, “Over here! Hey! Hey!”, as the company, as well as a slew of people on Twitter, observed the short wait on the ticketing platform app and began tubthumping it.
From robots with human facial expressions to virtual reality cameras, Disney is investing in startups that could be entertainment's future. Visiting the Disney Studios complex in Burbank is always surprising for an outsider. The company’s attention to detail shows up much the same way it does at theme parks...
Atom Tickets lets you pre-order movie tickets and popcorn, splitting the cost with a friend. Ader connects marketers with video-game enthusiasts who’ll talk about their products while playing competitively online. And Pley lets you rent toys from brands like Lego and American Girl for a $13-a-month subscription fee. Those companies are among nine that participated in Walt Disney Co.’s Accelerator program this year.
This marks the first time that Disney has run its accelerator fully in-house without relying on Techstars, the outside partner that helped it get the program off the ground in 2014. Watch the Disney Accelerator Demo Day...
Stan Meyers has two conditions for going to a movie: It has to be in an IMAX theater, and he has to be able to reserve a seat in the top two rows...
Lionsgate is pushing its YA film Nerve back into 600 theaters this weekend to take advantage of the Labor Day holiday when kids are out of school. The film was released July 27 and became a hit among its core audience of young girls...
Going to the movies is too complicated. That's why a former Lionsgate executive and veteran Amazon engineer built Atom Tickets, a Santa Monica startup that wants to simplify every part of the movie theater experience down to the line for popcorn...
Hollywood and Silicon Valley Executives Matthew Bakal and Ameesh Paleja jointly founded a new tech startup app called Atom Tickets that aims to solve a few challenges of filmgoing...
Paramount Pictures is looking to supercharge “Star Trek Beyond” ticket sales — in a few select markets in the U.S. and Canada — under a two-week marketing pact with Atom Tickets, a studio-backed mobile-ticketing provider...
Walt Disney Co. reveals 9 new startups in the Disney Accelerator spanning robotics, cinematic VR and AI
The Walt Disney Co. is kicking off the third session of its corporate accelerator this week, and revealed 9 new companies admitted to the program...
Atom Tickets Co-Founders Matthew Bakal and Ameesh Paleja on the startup's app that aims to make the experience of going to the movies easier.
It's been a humdrum summer at the box office for anyone not named Dory or Tarzan. But with the help of movie-ticketing apps such as the just-launched Atom Tickets, theater owners are hoping to get butts in seats, while also giving filmgoers bang for their buck...
The movie industry faces a persistent problem that even the biggest blockbusters can’t solve – empty auditoriums at theaters across the country. Some 5.5 billion seats go empty every year, roughly quadruple the number of tickets sold annually in the U.S. and Canada. Enter Atom Tickets...
Ever gone to see a movie and felt like you were practically the only person in the theater? Those empty seats are a big and growing problem in the cinema world. About 5.5 billion movie seats go unsold every year in the U.S. and Canada...
“There are a lot of people who think about going to a movie, but many fewer of those people actually go to a movie. And the question is: Why is this happening?” Matthew Bakal, executive chairman and co-founder of Atom Tickets, believes he’s found the answer behind that motivational gap, and has developed a potential remedy...
Think back to the last time you tried to organize a group of friends to see a movie. Were you the organizer, sending out emails, texts, and tweets? Did people take ages to get back to you? Were there awkward moments when it came to getting reimbursed for tickets or popcorn? Atom Tickets may well provide a solution...
Dynamic pricing, group sales, and high-profile partnerships. Can a start-up revolutionize mobile ticketing?
“Captain America: Civil War” kicks off the summer moviegoing season next weekend with the kind of blockbuster event that’d be fun to experience as a group. But between picking a day and showtime, finding a theater, and figuring out who’s going to pay for the tickets (and then chasing down your buddies to pay you back), who has the time or energy?
Whatever you might think of the current offerings playing down at the multiplex, these are good days to be in the movie business. Global box office was more than $38 billion last year. But, and yeah, there's always that but, the number of times we go to the movies has on average slipped in the last decade...
Adam Aron has been head of AMC Entertainment for less than four months, but in that short time he’s already orchestrated one of the most significant deals in the country’s history. In February, AMC announced that it has an agreement to buy Carmike, propelling it from being the second-biggest exhibitor in the country to the world’s top movie theater chain...
Mobile movie ticketing systems moved to the front of the line at CinemaCon, the theater owners convention taking place in Las Vegas, as Atom Tickets, Fandango and MovieTickets.com announced deals on Tuesday...
LAS VEGAS—The proposed merger of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. and Carmike Cinemas Inc., creating the nation’s largest movie-theater chain, is moving through a Justice Department antitrust review despite continued shareholder scrutiny, the companies’ chief executives said Monday...
In an effort to drive attendance and engagement, Regal Entertainment Group announced on April 11 that it has teamed up with Atom Tickets, a mobile ticketing platform and app. The Tennessee-based company, which has theaters in 42 states, intends to utilize Atom's social invitation features and preordering feature for tickets and concessions...
CinemaCon, the annual love fest between theater owners and studios, kicks off this week in Las Vegas with the entertainment industry at an inflection point. Over four decibel-pounding days, exhibitors will be treated to footage and trailers for upcoming blockbusters such as a “Ghostbusters” reboot and an “X-Men” sequel, as well as a screening of “Captain America: Civil War.”
Popcorn prices aren’t necessarily going down anytime soon, but Landmark Cinemas is looking to alleviate the second issue with an Uber-like mobile app that lets moviegoers order and pay for snacks on their phone, then pick them up at a dedicated kiosk in the theatre...
Going to the movies is only partly about the images on screen -- it's a social experience, too -- and a mobile application just launched at Knoxville Regal Entertainment locations is meant to tap into that. Atom Tickets, a Santa Monica-Calif.-based startup, has produced an app that is designed to make the movie experience -- from buying tickets and popcorn to rounding up friends to see a film -- as seamless and convenient as possible.
For years, some moviegoers have wondered why theaters didn’t offer discounts on bombs or films fast approaching the end of their run. Now several studios are backing a startup called Atom Tickets that will let movie houses offer variable pricing...
A new ticketing app backed by major studios that aims to make planning movie outings simpler and allow patrons to avoid lineups at the concession stands and box office is making its Canadian debut in Calgary...
Box office revenue set a record last year, thanks in part to higher ticket prices. But the relatively low number of people actually going to theaters has the industry wringing its hands....
Fandango has some competition. Three studios are investing in a new app that they hope will make movie theater outings more popular. With more movies available to stream online, less people have been dishing out money to actually go to a theater. Ticket sales have subsequently fallen over the…
A Hollywood-backed startup wants to help theaters offer discounts. Film studios and theaters are trying to convince more people to spend a night out at the movies with a new app backed by some of Hollywood’s biggest players. The app, Atom Tickets, could make it easier to…
Three studios are leading a $50 million investment in a new company looking to solve one of Hollywood's oldest problems: How to get more people into movie theaters. Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox's Twentieth Century Fox, and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. are backing Atom Tickets, a mobile startup that can organize groups to go to movies and enable discounts for less-popular screenings, a controversial practice in the industry.
Disney, Fox and Lionsgate are teaming to lead a $50 million investment in the Atom Tickets mobile ticketing app that will roll out later this year. Atom Tickets is touting itself as a platform designed to make movie-going simple that can be used to pre-purchase tickets and concessions…
Startup Atom Tickets is designed to make it easier for friends and larger groups to arrange a rendezvous at the theater. A trio of Hollywood studios are leading a $50 million investment in startup Atom Tickets, an online movie ticketing app that's set to launch this summer…
Digital lifestyle expert Randi Zuckerberg, host of Dot Complicated on Sirius XM, shows Willie Geist the latest apps to make your holidays easier, including ticket-buying app Atom Tickets…
LOS ANGELES — The next big multiplex trend involves eliminating what some theater owners call the “popcorn pinch point.” The largest multiplex chains in North America, AMC Theaters and Regal Entertainment, are rolling out technology that allows customers to preorder and prepay for…