return Home

Empire magazine partners with Picturehouse Cinemas for 30th anniversary screenings

Bauer Media’s movie magazine Empire has partnered with Picturehouse Cinemas to provide a specially curated series of screenings in joint celebration of both brands 30th anniversaries.

Empire is using its anniversary year to celebrate the work of the 30 most adventurous filmmakers from the past three decades in the magazine, online, in the highly successful Empire podcast and with bespoke events. 


Empire magazine ()


The programme of thirty nationwide screenings, specially created by the Empire team, will reflect the work of the 30 adventurous filmmakers, including films from Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow and Patty Jenkins to name a few.

Two of the screenings (The Bourne Ultimatum and Mission Impossible: Fallout) will be available exclusively for Empire subscribers and Picturehouse members. Some of the screenings will also include introductions from Empire writers and special guests and Empire subscribers and Picturehouse Members will also be entitled to discounted tickets.

Commenting on the partnership, Patrick Horton, managing director of Bauer Media UK’s film and music portfolio said: “For 30 years, Empire has celebrated filmmakers who haven’t been afraid to take risks and get the very best out of the cinematic experience. We wanted to use the occasion of our 30th birthday to show the best of their work through a series of special screenings and events.  Working with Picturehouse, who also turn 30 this year and share Empire’s passion for adventurous filmmaking, makes for a perfect partnership.”

Carol McKay, director of programming at Picturehouse Cinemas added: “Picturehouse is excited to join forces with Empire magazine as we both celebrate our 30th anniversary. For the last three decades, both companies have relished in our passion for cinema and love helping a large audience discover great film. We're really looking forward to welcoming Empire's 30 epic movies from some truly adventurous filmmakers back to our big screens nationwide.“ 

The first film, Get Out, directed by Jordan Peele, will screen on Saturday 30 March. For more details and ticket information please visit

Bauer Media is a member of FIPP.


More like this

Empire magazine to publish first ever talking voice-responsive cover

Bauer Media's Grazia mag to publish covers challenging issues of diversity and inclusion in fashion

  • Print ‘thriving in wider publishing ecosystem’, finds UPM white paper

    Print continues to play a pivotal role in multi-platform, multi-channel strategies for publishers. This was one of the key takeaways from a presentation at FIPP Insider in Paris based on a UPM white paper on the future of media. 

    10th Oct 2019 Features
  • Low-friction models gaining traction to supplement magazine subscription strategies

    While magazine media has shifted to focus on reader revenue streams over the last 18 months or so, the landscape is still fraught with questions and uncertainties. No surprise then that subscriptions have been top of mind for media this year; the subject has been discussed at INMA's Subscription Summit, and snapshotted by FIPP's Global Digital Subscription Snapshot. 

    14th Oct 2019 Features
  • 10 startups solving key issues for media companies and magazine publishers

    The last few years have witnessed a renaissance in media focused startups. Powered by initiatives like Artificial Intelligence and blockchain, the new breed of companies have sought to answer some of the key issues that have dogged media and publishing companies for the past decade. How can they scale the amount of content they produce? How can they increase the number of people paying for it? And how best to harness social media to target new consumers and turn them into regular followers - and maybe even paying customers? Here, then, are ten new-ish companies that have all made great strides in their attempt to simplify the world of media.

    14th Oct 2019 Features
  • Chart of the week: Subscription is the main source of revenue for UK TV

    After surpassing advertising earnings nearly 15 years ago, subscriptions remain the top source of revenue for the television industry in the UK, according to Ofcom estimates. Growth in this arena remains strong and consistent, though online profit is accelerating at a breakneck pace.

    14th Oct 2019 Insight News
  • How to innovate

    In the fast-changing publishing world, every business is looking to innovate. But getting it wrong can cost money and leave you trailing behind the competition. In advance of a major session on innovation at the forthcoming FIPP World Media Congress, a selection of experts, including speakers Martha Stone Williams and Robin Govik, offer tips for harnessing innovation in your business.

    16th Oct 2019 Features
Go to Full Site