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Funding approved for EMD cinema purchase (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)

The re-opening of an historic cinema for the community took a major step forward last night after funding was agreed to purchase the building.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

Jobs – Casual Freelance Projectionist, CW Entertainment, Welwyn Garden City

£9 per hour

CW Entertainment in Welwyn Garden City is expanding in the autumn of this year. We will be opening a 3 screen miniplex called the Garden City Cinema that will compliment the Hawthorne Theatre and a large soft play centre that will run alongside our famous RollerCity. As part of this development, we have a new requirement for a dynamic, progressive Freelance Projectionist to support the technical side or our cinemas.

You will be experienced in operating professional digital cinema equipment in a Commercial Cinema – scheduling the program, ingesting content, ads, trailers and KDMs.

The work does involve some unsocial hours, evenings and weekends so being within easy travelling distance and not reliant on public transport will be an advantage.

The role is part-time and ideally with an immediate start.

To apply please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing how your experience would enable you to do this job, to Julian Brooks j.brooks@welhat.gov.uk. Please provide details of 2 referees to support your application.

The closing date for applications is 31st August 2014.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

Jobs – Projectionist/Driver for Mobile Cinema

Picturehouses, nationwide

£100 per day plus accommodation & per diems

Picturehouse Cinemas is looking for a projectionist who either has HGV driving experience or would like to train for an HGV licence to drive and operate Picturehouses’ new Cinemobile unit – a 100-seat mobile cinema which will travel the country showing films to audience all year-round.

You’ll need to be willing and available to work frequent weekends and to be living “on the road” for days or sometimes weeks at a time.

You’ll need a clean driving licence held for more than 3 years.

Please apply via CV & cover letter to: jon.b@picturehouses.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 1st August 2014.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

Wotton cinema sees tickets sales rocket under new management

THE ELECTRIC Picture House Cinema in Wotton-under-Edge has enjoyed an increase in audiences compared to the same period last year, during its first three months under new management.

Despite a sunny summer and competition for audiences with the world cup, over April to June the community-owned cinema has enjoyed a 16.5 per cent rise in ticket sales compared to the same period in 2013.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

Cinema chain to show Games opening and closing ceremonies free of charge

A Glasgow based cinema will be screening the opening and closing ceremonies of the games, giving sports fans the chance to catch the largest sporting event ever hosted in Scotland on the big screen – free of charge.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

Falmouth Poly cinema upgrade gets £1,000 council cash boost

The Poly’s campaign to upgrade its systems from 35mm film to digital has received a funding boost after Falmouth Town Council agreed to grant it £1,000.

The money will be used as part of the cinema’s £43,000 move to modern, digital film, which will improve the range of films it can show.

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Created on July 22nd, 2014. Last updated on July 22nd, 2014.

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