Film Journal International

Film Journal International was a motion-picture industry trade magazine published by the American company Prometheus Global Media.[1] It was a sister publication of Adweek, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, and other periodicals.[1]

Film Journal International
CategoriesMotion-picture industry
PublisherMediabistro Holdings
Year founded1934
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

History and profile

Launched in 1934 and published monthly, Film Journal International covered exhibition, production, and distribution, reporting both U.S. and international news, with features on industry trends, movie theater design and technology, screen advertising, and other topics. It was the official magazine of the industry conventions ShoWest, ShowEast, Cinema Expo International, and CineAsia.

In 2008, it was based at 770 Broadway, New York City, New York. Its last editor and publisher was Robert Sunshine, and the executive editor wass Kevin Lally. Its film critics included Lewis Beale, Frank Lovece, Maitland McDonagh, Rebecca Pahle, David Noh, and Doris Toumarkine. Rex Roberts was the associate editor and graphic designer, and as of at last 2016, Sarah Sluis was the assistant editor/staff writer, a post previously held by Katey Rich.

On October 22, 2018, Film Journal International merged with Box Office Pro, effectively ending the Journal.[2]


  1. Clyde Philip Rolston; Amy Macy; Tom Hutchison; Paul Allen (November 19, 2015). Record Label Marketing: How Music Companies Brand and Market Artists in the Digital Era. Taylor & Francis. p. 453. ISBN 978-1-134-70555-9. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  2. "Boxoffice Magazine and Film Journal International Announce Merger". Box Office Co. Retrieved 25 October 2019.

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