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A History of Itinerama by Mikael Barnard

“It is my great pleasure to be able to publish the following article, courtesy of its author Mikael Barnard. It was first published in the Projected Picture Trust’s Rewind magazine over two editions in 2014. Elsewhere on my site you will find references and some short articles I’ve written about mobile cinema, but this is more »

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Created on March 3rd, 2017. Last updated on March 3rd, 2017.

Event Cinema Association 2017 Conference at Queen Elizabeth II Centre

Introduction If you weren’t at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre attending the 4th Event Cinema Association conference, then you really missed out. Having been to the majority of the previous ones I can say without a doubt that this was definitely the best one yet with a real sense of maturity. In fact, as more »

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Created on March 3rd, 2017. Last updated on March 3rd, 2017.

Unlocking Data and Technology: Driving the big screen experience – the UKCA 2017 Conference

Introduction   The last UKCA conference took place in November 2015 and had focused on marketing and retail. The theme for this conference that took place on 28th February/1st March 2017 was ‘Unlocking Data and Technology – driving the big screen experience’. Day 1: BFI Imax: Data   Keynote Address: Mark Kermode, Film Critic, presenter and writer. more »

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Created on March 3rd, 2017. Last updated on March 3rd, 2017.

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: https://vimeo.com/174196220 @thefinalreeldoc

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

U.S. NAVY HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE MOVIE FILM 88554 – YouTube

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.

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