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Vintage Mobile Cinema Website Relaunch | Vintage Mobile Cinema

The wonderful Vintage Mobile Cinema has relaunched their website providing more information and content about this unique traveling cinema.   For anyone that hasn’t followed the story of this amazing piece of cinema and industrial heritage. In 1967, The Ministry of Technology built seven of the mobile cinema units to tour the country, promoting modern production more »

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Created on February 1st, 2017. Last updated on February 1st, 2017.

Go watch ‘The Final Reel’ Documentary

Last night I was lucky enough to watch a documentary entitled 'The Final Reel' Documentary at the wonderful Regent Street Cinema as part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations for the Cinema Theatre Association. Watch the trailer here: @thefinalreeldoc

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Created on January 31st, 2017. Last updated on January 31st, 2017.


Made in 1956 by the U.S. Navy, this film shows a history of the motion picture beginning with the optical toys and the persistence of vision devices that preceded the motion picture. Thomas Edison’s pioneering work is shown, as is that of Daugerre and other pioneers of photography. Paper print images of the Great White more »

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Created on June 18th, 2016. Last updated on June 18th, 2016.

SMPTE DCP Implementation – YouTube

SMPTE finalized standards for SMPTE D-Cinema packages in 2009. So why is the industry still delivering non-standard Interop packages? We’ll review the building blocks of the SMPTE DCP, the benefits of transitioning to SMPTE distribution packages, an overview of our experience delivering SMPTE packages to theaters in the United States and next steps.

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Created on April 18th, 2016. Last updated on April 18th, 2016.

Cinema is Getting Exciting Again – Review of 2015

Introduction In 2015, either myself or my deputy editor Vicky Mansfield, posted nearly 2000 news stories to this website, covering a variety of different topics, bringing the total stories available to over 13,000 and means that an average of 5 new stories are added everyday. So as we start 2016 I thought that it was more »

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Created on January 7th, 2016. Last updated on January 7th, 2016.

Projection: 85 Years of the Projection Booth in Movies on Vimeo

This 12-minute film created by Joseph O. Holmes features clips from 50 different films that take place in a projection booth, from Buster Keaton’s “Sherlock, Jr.” all the way up to Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds.

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Created on December 22nd, 2015. Last updated on December 22nd, 2015.

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