Carmike vet set for Show E Award


Carmike Cinemas senior vp film Larry Collins will be honored with the Show E Award for industry achievement at ShowEast 2008.

Collins will be feted Oct. 16 at an awards gala set to close the annual exhibition confab. ShowEast opens Oct. 13 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

"(Collins) has achieved enormous success in bringing quality films to theaters across the country through his astute negotiating and excellent reputation with film companies and distributors," ShowEast co-managing director Mitch Neuhauser said.

Collins joined Carmike in 1994 as a film buyer. He was promoted to vp film in 2005 and now supervises the film buyers and negotiates with broadcasters and distributors on promo screenings. (partialdiff)