On-demand cinemas save box office: hosting your own movie nights a big hit

CLIENT: TUGG
OUTLET: GOLD COAST BULLETIN

HOSTING your own movie night at the cinema is proving to be the biggest box office hit of the year, with smart hosts even making money from it. Just this week alone the new service accounted for the sale of $70,000 worth of cinema tickets around Australia, with hosts who managed to fill their theatre receiving 5 per cent of box office takings. Founded in the US, online service TUGG allows the “promoter” to pick the film, date, time and cinema for their screening.

HOSTING your own movie night at the cinema is proving to be the biggest box office hit of the year, with smart hosts even making money from it.

Just this week alone the new service accounted for the sale of $70,000 worth of cinema tickets around Australia, with hosts who managed to fill their theatre receiving 5 per cent of box office takings.

Founded in the US, online service TUGG allows the “promoter” to pick the film, date, time and cinema for their screening.