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What Now..?

What Now..?

You're asking what now..? We have all been there. We can't read your mind but we are pretty sure you want to make more money. Maybe you want to start a new business, increase ticket sales, maximize Free advertising or Increase traffic. Since we can’t read your mind...

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Pre-Show Ideas for Pop-Up Cinema Events

Pre-Show Ideas for Pop-Up Cinema Events

“You’re only as good as your last show”: Use pre-show time to engage with your audience. This list was created to give you the owner some pre-show ideas for pop-up cinema events. A microphone is always handy. It's a great way to make announcements easily and while you...

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Word Of Mouth is FREE Advertising

Word Of Mouth is FREE Advertising

You won’t find a more powerful way to accomplish your goals than by getting people talking about your event and recommending your open-air cinema to their peers. Word of Mouth is essentially free advertising triggered by customer experiences and plays a huge role in...

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Social Media 101 for Pop-up Cinema Businesses

Social Media 101 for Pop-up Cinema Businesses

If you stumbled across this post it’s probably because you are a hot nonstop entrepreneur googling "the next great business venture" - if this is true then you should probably pop on over to the Own Your Own page to buy a screen, think of a name, get a package and...

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How to handle not so nice reviews

How to handle not so nice reviews

So you got a “not so nice” review?   LET'S RECAP ON WHY REVIEWS MATTER FIRST Nearly all consumers (97%) now use online media when researching products or services in their local area 91% of 18-34 year olds trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations,...

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What do I do if I can’t afford a paid listing?

What do I do if I can’t afford a paid listing?

Can’t afford a paid listing? No worries, we got you, start with a Free listing! They now include a custom image, a preferred link and business hours. With that said, paid listings will still give you more traction, like the chewy tires on a 4x4, because you can...

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Do I need a licence or permit to screen films?

Do I need a licence or permit to screen films?

The first question many ask when planning your own pop-up cinema event is, ‘how does the movie licensing work?’ and 'Do I need a licence or permit to screen films?' Well, even we have broken our wifi trying to find an exact answer on the internet. The only certainty...

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Who is Pop-Up Cinema?

Who is Pop-Up Cinema?

Because pop-upcinema.com is about you, the filmgoer, the pop-up cinema business owner, and those who want to rent a cinema for their own event (i.e. event planners, festival runners, fundraisers, educators and corporations) we are foregoing the traditional ABOUT US...

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The History of Outdoor Cinema

The History of Outdoor Cinema

"The Lumiere Brothers are the true pioneers of Cinema".  They’re considered to be some of the earliest filmmakers in history. They created the cinematographe, a revolutionary camera and projector with which the brothers used to make and screen their first motion...

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Should I offer refunds?

Should I offer refunds?

Remember, pop-up cinema is weather reliant. I mean they are mostly outdoor. Threats of severe weather can force outdoor cinemas and drive-ins to cancel or postpone, leaving you to ask yourself, "Should I offer refunds?" You cannot control the weather, so we suggest...

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Are you a POP-UP Cinema owner?

Stop suffering from FOMO and get listed on the Pop-Up cinema directory! With all the increased traffic you are going to have to deal with you may have to hire car guards. Click the button, choose your package, fill in the form, upload your images and you’re good to go! And don’t worry, you can actually preview your listing before you commit…
because we all know commitment can be scary.

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