Phil Contrino



Phil Contrino

Data and Research Manager
National Association of Theater Owners

Phil Contrino

Phil Contrino currently works as the Data and Research Manager for the National Association of Theatre Owners. In this role, Phil focuses on such topics as the moviegoing habits of Millennials and Gen Z, the relationship between virtual reality and movie theatres, and how advances in AI will impact theatres.

Before joining NATO, Phil was the Vice President/Chief Analyst for Boxoffice.com. Phil built a data/prediction business at Boxoffice in 2011 that utilized tracking of Facebook and Twitter to gauge consumer interest. While at Boxoffice, Phil was quoted regularly by CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vox, Wired, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Wrap, and many others. He also was a contributing writer to trade publications in China and India.

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