Our cinemas

Cinema partners

We work collaboratively with every type of cinema in the UK, providing us with unique knowledge of the industry.

This knowledge enables us to support our cinema owners and offer advertisers and agencies the most relevant and engaging advertising opportunities.


Cineworld Group plc was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading cinema groups globally. Originally a private company, it re-registered as a public company in May 2006 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in May 2007. In December 2012, the Group acquired the Picturehouse chain of cinemas and, in February 2014, the combination with Cinema City completed, creating the second largest cinema business in Europe (by number of screens). In 2017 Cineworld acquired Regal Cinemas in the USA, making them the second largest cinema operator in the world. Cineworld currently operating in 10 countries with over 750 sites and over 9,000 screens including exclusivity of 4DX and ScreenX formats in the UK, alongside Cineworld VIP, IMAX and Super Screen. Cineworld also operate the biggest cinema in London, the 02 which has over 4,500 seats!

Partner details:
  • 1077 screens
  • 101 cinemas


Founded in 1930, Odeon is the largest cinema chain in the UK and Ireland in terms of cinemas. Perry Barr, Birmingham was the first Odeon cinema to open its doors,  establishing the brand as not only somewhere to watch films, but also somewhere to experience them too. Iconic art deco architecture and the very latest technology became synonymous with ODEON where you didn’t just go to see a film, you went to the cinema.

Odeon were acquired by AMC Theatres in 2016, making them a part of the largest Exhibitor in the world. Since then Odeon have kept themselves at the forefront of cinematic experiences offering iSense, Dolby and IMAX screens and sound technology offer extraordinary cinema viewing. Odeon’s also provide a premium food and beverage offerings, form their partnership with Costa Coffee in many of their cinemas, to their ’Oscar’s Bar’ cocktail lounge’s at many locations and Odeon LUXE & Dine.

Odeon also launched Odeon LUXE in 2017, and now over 50% of the Odeon estate is represented by this premium cinema brand which includes fully reclining seats, 3 x the standard leg room and built in table for your concessions.

The Odeon estate also includes the world-famous Odeon Luxe Leicester Square has hosted hundreds of Europe’s biggest film premieres and is now the first Dolby Cinema™ in the UK.

Partner details:
  • 868 screens
  • 106 cinemas


Formed in 2003, Vue International is a world-class operator and developer of modern state‑of‑the-art multiplex cinemas. Following the acquisition of the Apollo UK circuit in 2012, and the acquisition of Multikino in Poland 2013, Vue now operates over 2,000 screens across 200 cinemas in 8 territories including the UK, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Taiwan.

In addition to the big screen Vue have also digitised their entire estate with over 750 portrait digital panels, 50 Trailer Walls and the Jumbotron outside the Vue West End in Leicester Square – all of which are available to brands to amplify big screen messaging.

Partner details:
  • 855 screens
  • 89 cinemas

Picturehouse Cinemas

Formed in 1989 to challenge the multiplex model, Picturehouse Cinemas own and operate 26 cinemas and also programme a number of other venues across the UK.

Picturehouse Cinemas are located in city centres and are architecturally unique venues that provide café bars, restaurants and live events alongside the traditional movie-going experience. Their programmes encompass quality mainstream, family, art house, independent, foreign-language and documentary films.

The company also runs its own film distribution company, Picturehouse Entertainment, which distributes high-profile alternative content to cinemas throughout the UK and internationally.

Picturehouse Cinemas are a proud champion of independent cinema, providing the broadest range of content of any UK exhibition. The company's strong history in being social and cultural cinemas, who’s programming, in addition to cafes, bars and restaurants place them at the very heart of the communities they represent.

Picturehouse Cinemas are a market leader in sustainability, and are also committed to growing the sector with multiple new cinema's opening next year, as well as Picturehouse Outdoor and the Sundance Film Festival: London.

Partner details:
  • 104 screens
  • 26 cinemas

The Light

The Light started its journey in New Brighton, bringing a new approach to cinema to the local market, now owning and operating 13 venues offering state-of-the-art cinemas and entertainment spaces across the UK. 

They are proud to not only screen the hottest blockbusters and most anticipated new releases but to showcase the best of independent British and World cinema, arthouse, family favourites, event cinema and documentaries, and bring back beloved classics to the big screen. Their programming is lovingly curated for each venue, catering to local demographics and audience needs. They passionately champion accessible cinema, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the magic of the big screen. 

The Light creates unique, high-quality spaces that bring friends and family together to engage in competitive social activities and experience exceptional cinema.  All located within towns with a strong catchment and demographic mix, their expansive venues offer luxurious viewing experiences with comfortable seats as standard, and recliners, sofas and full-length loungers in many of their screens. Not only do they deliver an unbeatable cinema experience with expertly crafted cocktails and delicious food from their bars and restaurants which can be taken into the screen, but they also offer an exciting range of leisure experiences, including boutique bowling, climbing, mini-golf and axe throwing. 

Offering a unique customer experience with a focus on attentive service, diverse film content, exciting and fun leisure activities and quality food and drink, The Light look to offer guests the best in entertainment. Their teams are passionate, innovative and always focused on ensuring everyone has a great time.  

Partner details:
  • 99 screens
  • 13 cinemas


DCMs Independent sites make up 10% of our overall estate and are synonymous with independent film, appealing to a more discerning, affluent and eclectic audience.

We represent a diverse mixture of cinema types across the country including high-end boutique cinemas, community-based cinemas, charity-run cinemas and arthouse cinemas, all of which can uniquely complement any national campaign.

Most of our independent cinemas also feature a bar/restaurant on site, with cinemagoers spending, an additional hour on average within the cinema venues.

Partner details:
  • 116 exhibitors
  • 544 screens
  • 189 cinemas