Cinema advertising in Kolkata is one of the popular medium for local targeting. Kolkata Cinemas provide a good mix of multiplex as well as single screen advertising, thereby allowing advertisers to target either the premium segment or the mass. With Kolkata cinemas spread across the city, one can target either a local area or the entire city through Cinema advertising in Kolkata. The Media Ant is a leading Cinema advertising agency in Kolkata. You can get the complete Kolkata cinema list online at The Media Ant. We have the list of screens in Kolkata for all the popular cinema chains like PVR Cinemas, Inox, Gopalan Cinema, Cinepolis and UFO Digital Screens. Through our long relationship with cinema chains, The Media Ant has emerged as the leading cinema advertising agency in Kolkata, offering best rates for cinema screens advertising in Kolkata.
There are also popular malls in Kolkata where one can advertise through Cinema. You can select the malls in Kolkata for Cinema advertising by using the Mall name filter in Cinema advertising planner. Kindly select the geography as Kolkata to see all the location of Kolkata. By default, you would see the recommended cinema screens for advertising. In case you want to see all the cinema screens in Kolkata to advertise, kindly change the planner selection to All Screens.
Advertising rates for all cinema screens in Kolkata along with their seating capacities can be found online at The Media Ant. We are the number one advertising agency in Kolkata and offer the lowest cinema advertising rate. Our expertise in Cinema advertising comes from serving more than 100 of clients and tie up for best rates with all cinema screens in the country. Off all the Cinema Advertising agencies in Kolkata, we differentiate ourselves by offering the best cinema advertising rates online and deepest discount. It is the only cinema advertising agency in Kolkata that offers lowest advertising rate without assessing your spending capacity.
Media Options to advertise in Cinemas of Kolkata
Kolkata Cinema Advertising options can be divided in Onscreen Cinema Advertising and off Screen Cinema Advertising. On screen ads in Kolkata cinemas are played either before the start of the movie or during the interval. Advertising rates are same for ads played during the interval or before the movie is played.
There are 4 advertising options in Kolkata Cinemas available to advertise on screen in theatres:
Cinema Advertising Option
On Screen 10 sec mute Slide
Static slides with 2 to 3 transitions within 10 seconds
On Screen 10 sec Audio Slide
Static slides with background score within 10 seconds
On Screen 30 sec Video
30 sec Video played on screen
On Screen 60 sec Video
60 sec Video played on screen
Off Screen Branding
Kiosk and Posters
Launch, Sampling, pamphlet distribution and ticket jackets
The Media Ant - A Cinema Advertising Agency in Kolkata
The Media Ant is Kolkata’s leading Cinema advertising agency. Get the best rates to place your ad in any of the cinemas across Kolkata. You can check the best advertising rates for Cinemas in Kolkata at our Cinema Advertising Planner on The Media Ant. You can contact The Media Ant for Kolkata Cinema advertising by sending a mail to Help@TheMediaAnt.com or by calling us at 08067415510
Advantages of Advertising in Cinemas in Kolkata
1. Huge cinema screen gives larger than life impact to the message. With the capability of playing video and slides with audio, an advertiser can talk to more senses of a viewer than print or radio.
2. The audience is captive and cannot change channel or flip the page. Chances of a viewer watching an ad on cinema screen is higher than other medium.
3. Kolkata Cinema with its huge reach makes it suitable to reach out to a small geography as well as complete city.
Useful facts about Cinema advertising in Kolkata
Kolkata also known as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal. It is the largest city in East India. In 2011, the city had population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. Kolkata is the home to Bengali film industry popularly known as Tollywood. Bengali, the official state language, is the dominant language in Kolkata. English is also used, particularly by the white-collar workforce. Hindi and Urdu are spoken by a sizeable minority.
Top areas for targeting through Cinema advertising in Kolkata are
E - M
N - Z
24 Parganas South
Eastern Metropolitan Bypass
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Ro
Acharya Profulla Chandra Road
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Road
Free School Street
Netaji Subhas Road
G P O
G. T. Road
Ganesh Chandra Avenue
Garia Main Road
Ashutosh Mukherjee Road
Old China Bazar Street
B. B. D. Bag Dalhousie Square
Old Court House Street
Gobinda Chandra Khatick Road
Govinda Khattik Road
Ballygunge Circular Road
Grand Trunk Road
Harish Mukherjee Road
Prince Anwar Shah Road
R.N. Mukherjee Road
Ho Chi Minh Sarani
Barrackpore Trunk Road
Howrah A. C Market
India Exchange Place
Radha Bazar Street
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road
Jawaharlal Nehru Road
Rai Bahadur Road
Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani
Raja Subodh Chandra Mullick Road
K. G. Basu Sarani
Bepin Behari Ganguly Street
Rash Behari Avenue
Binoy Badal Dinesh Bag
Karl Marx Sarani
S. N. Banerjee Road
Kasba Industrial Estate
Brace Bridge Road
British India Street
Budge Budge Road
Kiran Sarkar Roy Road
Sarat Bose Road
C I T Scheme
Chandni Chowk Street
Lal Bazar Street
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Road
Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani
Lord Sinha Road
Surya Sen Street
Syed Amir Ali Avenue
Maharsi Debendra Road
Mahatma Gandhi Road
Tollygunge Circular Road
Manick Tala Main Road
Topsia Road South
Mirza Galib Street
Ultadanga Main Road
Diamond Harbour Road
Dum Dum Cant
Dum Dum Park
Dum Dum Road
Frequently Asked questions (FAQ) about advertising in Cinema
I. What do I get for these rates of Cinema Advertising?
1. Your ad is played minimum 3 times per day and maximum 5 times per day
2. Ad is played once during the show. You can choose interval or before the start of the movie
3. Mentioned rates are for playing your ad for 1 week Friday to Thursday
II. Are Theatre Advertising rates same for all the weeks in an year?
No. Multiplexes charge a premium for playing ads during blockbuster movies. The premium on rates can be 2X to 3X depending on the movie. Please check for the list of blockbuster movies with your cinema advertising agency.
III. Are there any costs involved in Cinema advertising outside of the Advertising rate card?
1. Cinema advertising requires your ad to be in a format that is compatible with cinema screen playing. Most of the Multiplex cinema screens require the ad to be in J2K format. However, this conversion is not freely available and specialist cinema format conversion agencies do that for a fee. Advertiser can provide their ad in .MOV or .JPEG format and then your cinema advertising agency can get it converted to J2K format. Another format used by certain cinemas is UFO. However, for this you do not need to pay anything as this conversion is for free. The conversion fee of video J2K is Rs 2,500 and for slides is Rs 1,750. The conversion to J2K takes a day.
2. Another cost involved with playing video ads is Censor certification. All video ads running in theatres require censor certification. There are Censor agencies that can help you apply for Censor certificates on your behalf. The Media Ant can help you get censor certificate and charges you a fee of Rs 8,500. Please plan for 2 weeks in obtaining a censor certificate.
3. Service tax and any other cess are applicable to cinema advertising.
4. In case of off screen adverting any collateral cost is involved.
IV. What are the timelines for Cinema Advertising?
Cinema advertising campaigns can only start on a Friday. It is synced with changeover of movies at the theatres. Ad needs to be provided and payment needs to be completed by Wednesday 5pm.
V. What is the proof that my ad in cinemas is being played as per the plan?
For Multiplex cinema advertising campaigns, Inspection pass will be provided on Monday morning. You can use Cinema inspection pass to visit the theatres and watch your ad being played. On request your cinema advertising agency can arrange for an In - person inspection.
Singles screens cinema campaigns do not come with inspection passes. Single screens share the contact number or log report at the end of the campaign.
Please note that cinema advertising in India, still involves a lot of manual intervention. This might cause your cinema campaign not being executed as per the plan. If you find any discrepancy, please inform your cinema advertising agency and they will get it corrected. Compensation in form of additional days/weeks is provided for any failure in executing the cinema plan as per the schedule.
VI. In what formats do theatres or Cinema advertising agencies accept Cinema ads?
Kindly refer to the table below in which advertisers can share the ad. Once this is shared the cinema format conversion agency will convert it to J2K, UFO or required cinema ad format.
2048 pixel (W) x 858 pixel (H)
Minimum 1080 DPI
.MOV or MP4
Cinema Advertising Rates in Kolkata for 2022
The Media Ant is committed to getting the most accurate data for the users. Hence, we ensure the advertising rates are updated on a frequent basis. Most advertising platforms update their rates at the beginning of a new year. Hence, it is very important to check the updated Cinema advertising rates before booking your campaign. To find the updated Cinema Advertising Rates in Kolkata for 2022, please click on the media card on the page, visit the particular Cinema advertising option and look for the latest Cinema Advertising Rates in Kolkata for 2022 under the heading “Top Choice/Other Ad Options” after clicking on the particular advertising option.
Top 10 Upcoming Movies for Cinema Advertising in Kolkata in the month January-March 2022
|BACHCHAN PANDEY||Hindi||Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon||https://youtu.be/D8kjSWMDQF0|
|BADHAAI DO||Hindi||Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqcBP_zCtNc|
|JAYESHBHAI JORDAAR||Hindi||Ranveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani, Ratna Pathak Shah||https://youtu.be/r7_gMhfw6zE|
|BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2||Hindi||Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani,Tabu||https://youtu.be/ycDl9eMhy7g|
|SHAMSHERA||Hindi||Ranbir Kapoor,Sanjay Dutt, Vaani Kapoor||https://youtu.be/PyDPycvug6A|