18th KINO EXPO INTERNATIONAL Convention & Exhibition will take place in St. Petersburg, at Expoforum Congress Center, on 19 23 September 2016.

KINO EXPO Convention & Exhibition

KINO EXPO Convention is the one and only annual event for Russian/CIS cinema and entertainment industry, and at the same time the meeting point of Russian/CIS and international cinema business communities.

At KINO EXPO the major studios, Russian and international independent distribution and production companies present their upcoming films and product reels directly to the local cinema theatres operators, TV channels and digital media.

KINO EXPO Exhibition is the worlds third largest motion picture theatre equipment exhibition, which as well incorporates various entertainment systems/technologies and digital signage solutions for the cinemas and shopping malls.


CONTENT EXPO is the unique innovative format of presenting content for cinemas / TV / digital media and for showcasing products and services in the fields of content production, distribution, marketing, delivery and licensing.

Exhibition categories

  • Showcasing audiovisual content for cinemas, TV, new digital media, DVD/BD, rights trading.
  • Production, post production, visual effects.
  • Innovations for content creation, distribution and marketing.
  • Locations, financial incentives, film commissions.
  • Distribution cinemas, TV, digital, DVD/BD.
  • Marketing
  • Delivery technologies and services.
  • Licensing.

Presentations and screenings.

  • Films.
  • Alternative content for cinemas: concerts, opera, ballet, interactive entertainment, sports, live events.
  • Films in production work in progress.
  • TV content.

KINO EXPO Conferences

KINO EXPO features conferences and seminars, dedicated to content exhibition, distribution and production business issues, as well presentations of new cinema and entertainment product, services and technologies.

KINO EXPO University is the unique series of free to attend technical and marketing presentations/demonstrations by worlds leading cinema equipment manufacturers.

Concessions business development conference and seminar program, hosted by The Coca-Cola Company, is free to attend for cinema theatres F&B professionals.

Russia China Cinema Forum

The Russia - China Cinema Forum is a special event in KINO EXPO programme, dedicated to further strengthening cultural cooperation of Russia and China, by showcasing both countries films and TV content directly to cinemas, TV channels and digital media, as well as to the officials in the field of culture and cinema.

Russia / CIS cinema industry: facts and figures

Russia/CIS market is one of the worlds largest in terms of cinema theatre box office and new multiplex construction growth. In 2014 Russian/CIS box office well exceeded 1 billion USD for the fifth consecutive year, firmly keeping Russia/CIS in worlds top 10 largest cinema markets. The new multiplex annual growth rate is very encouraging, with over 500 new screens opened in Russia/CIS in 2014! There are about 4000 modern digital screens in operation in Russia alone, not counting CIS countries, where new multiplex growth rate is even higher.

It is estimated, that television in Russia/CIS brings more than 5 billion USD annually to rights holders of films and TV content. VOD market has grown rapidly in recent years, bringing few dozen million USD to rights holders.

St. Petersburg

KINO EXPO is very pleased to welcome you in its hometown, St. Petersburg, the worlds most beautiful city. The availability of very reasonably priced nearby hotels will make your visit cost-effective, while magnificent St. Petersburg will make your stay an unforgettable experience! For more information on the City of St. Petersburg, please, read more.

Join Russia/CIS content and entertainment industry at KINO EXPO 2015 and break into the one of the worlds most lucrative markets!

Welcome to St. Petersburg, to 17th KINO EXPO 2015 Convention & Exhibition!

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