Counting the cost: the impact of cinema ticket prices in Australia

Verhoeven, Deb and Coate, Bronwyn 2015, Counting the cost: the impact of cinema ticket prices in Australia, Metro, no. 186, Spring, pp. 118-123.

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Title Counting the cost: the impact of cinema ticket prices in Australia
Author(s) Verhoeven, DebORCID iD for Verhoeven, Deb
Coate, Bronwyn
Journal name Metro
Issue number 186
Season Spring
Start page 118
End page 123
Total pages 6
Publisher Austalian Teachers of Media
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2015-10-01
ISSN 0312-2654
Keyword(s) Cinema Studies
Film Industry
Ticket Prices
Creative Industries
Cultural Economics
Summary The authors discuss the change in cinema ticket price and its effect on audience perception on cinema attendance in Australia. Topics discussed include the comparison of ticket prices in Australia to countries such as the U.S., Japan, and New Zealand, the reason of high ticket prices in Australia such as high wages in theatre operation and piracy, and the drop of cinema admission as result of high ticket prices. They mention the social equity issues raised by the high cost of cinema tickets.
Language eng
Field of Research 1902 Film, Television And Digital Media
2001 Communication And Media Studies
190201 Cinema Studies
Socio Economic Objective 909902 Recreational Services
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
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