Theater Collection and VPF Analysis

REGAL THEATERS:

VPF : 850

Shows : 4 Shows per day guaranteed

Share: Theater takes 60 to 70 percent of total collection as rent. Returns 30 to 40 percent based on how well the film runs. Avg. return is 35% of gross collection.

Time: Takes 2-3 months to get the amount from theater.

CARMIKE:

VPF: 850

Shows: 2-4 per day based on avialability and scale of movie

Share: Theater takes 35% as rent and returns 65% to exhibitor. If the theater fails to collect 500 dollars, theater may not return the 65% of 500 sometimes.

Time: Takes 2 to 3 months to get the amount from theater.

VPF: 0

Shows: 2-4 per day based on avialability and scale of movie.

Share: Theater takes 57.5% as rent and returns 42.5% to exhibitor. If the theater fails to collect 500 dollars, theater may not return the 42.5% of 500 dollars sometimes.

Time: Takes 2 to 3 months to get the amount from theater.

CINEMARK/CENTURY:

VPF:850

Shows: 2-4 per day based on avialability and scale of movie

Share: If the theater fails to collect 500 dollars, theater may not return anything. Percentages are calculated based on overall collection of film from all cinemark theaters only.

                                          0   – 50k       –    40%

                                      50k   – 100k     –     45%

                                     100k  – 200k     –     50%

                                     200k  – 300k     –     55%

                                    300k   – 400k     –     60%

                                    400k+                 –    65%

Time: Takes 2 to 3 months to get the amount from theater.

VPF – Limited Shows

Thursday 1 show – 50 dollars

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 150 dollars per show

Rave -Cinemark

VPF:285

INDEPENDENT – INDIAN THEATERS

VPF: Upfront Not Required (Most of the times)

VPF Range: 300 to 500

VPF is collected from collection. 

If movie fails to collect atleast. VPF, sometimes they ask distributor to pay VPF

Share: Based on collection, distributor may get from 50 to 75 percent of collection.

Time: Takes 3 to 4 months to get the amount from theater.