SCREENVISION MEDIA HIRES CRAIG O’CONNOR AS DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTION, EVENT CINEMA

SCREENVISION MEDIA HIRES CRAIG O’CONNOR AS DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTION, EVENT CINEMA

O’Connor’s Hire Precedes Debut of Screenvision Media’s First Event Cinema Program

New York, N.Y., March 23, 2016 — Screenvision Media, a national cinema advertising leader, today announced the hire of Craig O’Connor as Director of Distribution, Event Cinema. His addition to the Screenvision Media team comes in front of the company’s first highly anticipated Event Cinema program following their relaunch in partnership with KAOS Connect, premiering May 2016.  Within this new role, O’Connor will be responsible for the distribution strategy of all event cinema programs.

Prior to joining Screenvision Media, O’Connor was the Director of Business Development at Golden Link, Inc., an international merchandise and concessions company, where he oversaw key relationships with major film studios for over two years. Prior to his tenure at Golden Link, Inc., he spent nearly 17 years at Clearview Cinemas/Cablevision as the Director of Concessions and Marketing for 11 years, and as the Manager of Theatre Operations for six years. In the former role, O’Connor was instrumental in helping grow the company into a major regional circuit in the No. 1 DMA in the country.

“I started my career in the film industry at the age of 16 as an usher for Loews Theatres, and have loved it ever since,” said O’Connor. “I’m honored to have been given the opportunity to explore the incredible potential of Event Cinema and collaborate with such fantastic exhibitors on bringing compelling, unique content to Screenvision Media partners nationwide.”

“Craig brings a love and passion for the industry, as well as a full understanding of how theatres operate on a day-to-day basis, to Screenvision Media,” said Bernadette McCabe, Senior Vice President, overseeing Event Cinema at Screenvision Media,“We’re thrilled to have him on board as we kick off our Event Cinema initiatives.”

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ABOUT SCREENVISION MEDIA

Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision Media is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision Media cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,300 screens in 2,300+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6 of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: https://screenvisionmedia.com/.

Media Contacts:

Kate Carver – Olson Engage
212.656.9148
Kcarver@olson.com

Rachael Morrison – Olson Engage

212.656.9149

Rachael.morrison@olson.com

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