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Cinema industry trends

cinema screens and theatres by exhibitor, 1998–2022

Next update February 2024

There are three cinema chains in Australia that together account for more than 1,100 screens or almost half the national total. These chains are Event Cinemas (encompassing Greater Union and Birch Carroll & Coyle), Hoyts and Village. Other chains include Reading, Palace and Wallis Theatres. Independents account for 31 per cent of screens.