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Trocadero to be turned into seven-screen arthouse cinema – London – News – London Evening Standard

The arthouse cinema chain Picturehouse is to turn part of the Trocadero in central London into a 1,000 seat seven-screen flagship venue – with lots of bars and less advertising.

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Created on September 19th, 2014. Last updated on September 19th, 2014.

Job: TECHNICAL MANAGER – AUBIN CINEMA, SHOREDITCH

This intimate boutique cinema, located in the heart of hipster Shoreditch, is looking for a technical manager. With 45 seats, the cinema has a large loyal clientele who appreciate the uniqueness of the cinema and the  intimacy and comfort it offers it’s audience. Equally popular for private hire, clients range from advertising agencies to banks with screenings for press launches or corporate entertaining to birthdays and filmmaker’s rushes. The Aubin Cinema (www.aubincinema.com) is sister cinema to the Electric Cinema (www.electriccinema.co.uk) on Portobello Road and a vital addition to the Soho House Group’s portfolio.

 

Person Specification / Required Skills:

 

The position requires a wide range of skills including knowledge and experience in all forms of film and video formats;

 

– able to manage a small team of projectionists;

– liaise with clients;

– building maintenance;

– budgets.

 

In addition, we are looking for someone with exceptional organisational skills, flexibility, a readiness to work unsociable hours and to be completely hands-on. Management experience is essential and an interest in film is, of course, a must.

 

If you are interested in this position and would like to be considered for the role, please email projection@sohohouse.com.

 

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Created on September 17th, 2014. Last updated on September 17th, 2014.

Arts Picturehouse looks set to be saved as Cineworld opts to sell its Cambridge multiplex instead Read more: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Arts-Picturehouse-looks-set-saved-Cineworld-opts/story-22910000-detail/story.html#ixzz3D5XUYwi8 Follow us: @CambridgeNewsUK on Twitter | cambridgenews on Facebook

Campaigners fighting to save Cambridge’s Arts Picturehouse cinema are celebrating this week, following a strong suggestion the arthouse venue will not be sold.

After the Cineworld multiplex chain bought the Picturehouse company, which includes the St Andrews Street cinema, last year, it was ordered by the Competition Commission to sell one of its two cinemas in the city.

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Created on September 12th, 2014. Last updated on September 12th, 2014.

Leisure park to be called Yate Riverside and Cineworld confirm plans to operate six-screen cinema

THE name of Yate’s long-awaited cinema development has been announced.

The Gazette can reveal the new leisure complex to be built on Link Road will be called Yate Riverside.

The £12million development will include a six-screen cinema operated by Cineworld.

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Created on September 12th, 2014. Last updated on September 12th, 2014.

Whiteladies Picture House: Council approval for plans ‘unlawful’

Bristol City Council (BCC) has admitted its approval for plans to convert the derelict Whiteladies Picture House was unlawful.

Campaigner David Fells, who is seeking a judicial review of the decision, said the council had not properly followed national guidelines, leaving the building “vulnerable”.

Councillors unanimously approved plans in June which would see cinema operator Everyman join forces with owners Medinbrand to create a three-screen cinema. Five apartments would be built within the grade II-listed building as an enabling development.

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Created on September 12th, 2014. Last updated on September 12th, 2014.

New cinema planned for community stadium site

MORE details have emerged of the leisure complex – including a new cinema – planned for the community stadium site at Huntington.

The city council named the companies chosen to build and operate the new community stadium last week, and also announced bigger plans for a leisure complex and a newly built swimming pool to replace Waterworld.

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Created on September 12th, 2014. Last updated on September 12th, 2014.

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