Ben and Jerry’s Openair Cinemas has announced this season its will be visiting a total of nine venues during the annual tour around Australia and, for the first time ever, New Zealand.
Since 2003 the alfresco seasonal festival has been bringing music by day and movies by night to iconic locations around Australia. Starting at Sydney’s Bondi Beach over a decade ago, the roaming event will this season take in new venues at the Gold Coast’s Broadbeach, Sydney’s Inner West, and a first-ever international visit to Auckland, as well as established crowd favourite locations in Brisbane’s South Bank, Melbourne’s St Kilda Beach, Canberra’s Patrick White Lawn, home turf at Bondi Beach, Adelaide’s Glenelg Beach and East Perth.
The addition of the three new venues cements Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas as the largest of its kind in Australia and New Zealand.
Alex Khadra, Openair Cinemas’ director, commented: “I couldn’t be more proud of what our team has accomplished, and I hope that locals at our new venues will embrace the event and welcome us back for exciting annual visits in future seasons.”
With the hottest new releases, crowd favourite cult classic screenings, live music from an array of local artists, DJs, weekly Sundae Sessions including games and free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for all ticketholders before the movie, and a fully licensed bar with food offerings from the best local vendors, Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas deliver an outdoor movie experience with friendly festival vibes like no other.
Event partners include Volkswagen’s Polo Class ticket category returning this season, superior sound and professional audio technology provided by Klipsch, Aperol Sunsets kicking off every Friday with DJs and Spritz samples, Contiki giving away a trip of a lifetime, and Giesen providing world-class wines.
Verizon Media’s talent program has come to an end for the third year, closing with a hybrid pitch-off event for Musicians Making A Difference (MMAD). The Verizon Media Academy class of 2021, made up of 44 emerging leaders from across Australia and New Zealand media, advertising and marketing industry, were given just one hour to […]
Social purpose organisation UnLtd’s Big Games competition has raised a combined $85,000 for children and young people at risk. Running over five weeks, the competition involved 32 teams from across the advertising, marketing and media industries battling it out virtually for a chance to qualify for the Rocket League final. The tournament culminated in a […]
Stan has announced that the Stan Original Film Transfusion commenced filming in Sydney earlier this week and will premiere on Stan in 2022. Transfusion is a taut, muscular thriller starring Sam Worthington (Avatar) as Ryan Logan, a former Special Forces operative, who is battling to cope with life after the loss of his wife and is thrust […]
According to a decade of data collected by iStock, Australian brands turned to imagery depicting outdated gender stereotypes during the pandemic. Tracking the keyword ‘women’, iStock by Getty Images found that in 2020, ANZ brands and businesses reverted to gender stereotypes. Images of mothers home-schooling were used at almost twice the rate of images of […]
Schwartz Media is congratulating Maddison Connaughton on her three years as editor of The Saturday Paper. Connaughton has decided to finish up her editorship this month. “It’s been an honour to edit the paper,” Connaughton said. “The Saturday Paper is one of the brightest voices in Australian media and I have been happy to see […]
Research from EdBbirdie using Spotify data has identified the most popular songs to study to. After analysing thousands of studying and homework playlists on Spotify, American singer Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘drivers license’ came out as top song to study to. It featured on 48 study playlists, while other top songs included ‘Ophelia’ by The Lumineers, ‘Falling’ […]
Dayna Stewart is the Business Director – Digital Marketing, Media & Creative Services at The Nudge Group. Here, she discusses the challenges that come with building a successful marketing team when working remotely. Before COVID-19 changed the way businesses work, most marketing teams spent their days together in a meeting room collaborating on the next […]
The line-up for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Festival has been announced as the legendary event returns live in Las Vegas in September. This year, the epic two-day lineup for the iHeartRadio Music Festival main stage will feature performances by Billie Eilish, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Florida Georgia Line, Journey, Khalid, Lil Baby, Maroon 5, Nelly, […]
Shop! ANZ is calling on shopper and retail marketing professionals from all retail related disciplines to participate in the first ANZ Shopper and Retail Marketing Industry Survey in four years. This important research provides a guide of where the retail marketing industry in Australia and New Zealand has come from and what is anticipated to […]