Two companies provide paid adverts in cinema’s either: Pearl and Dean: http://www.pearlanddean.com or Carlton Screen Advertising: http://www.pearlanddean.com which can provide some extra income for each film. The adverts come in once a week and if you are lucky are already made up for you.
Trailers and Posters
National Screen Services, now owned by Carlton Screen provide trailers for films. Details at: http://www.carltonscreen.com/:
Film Booking. City Screen provides film booking services for indepdent cinemas:
Cinema Programmes to look at:
- The Electric Cinema, Nottinghill: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/site/virtual/local.htm
- Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead: http://www.electriccinema.co.uk/programme.php
It was a plan to create a database of cinema information, providing details of a cinemas screen size, seating capacity, ownership and a wealth of other information. However while researching information I came across the http://www.nordenfarm.org/ website which pretty much does all the things a cinema database should do and a lot more, plus on a global scale. It is a really good site and has a wealth of information and news – some of the other topics include: Theater News Book Project, Cameos, Demolitions, Digital Cinema, Events, For Sale, Help Wanted, Industry News, Memories, Openings/Closings, Preservation Alert, Restorations/Renovations, Site News, Theater News, Theaters In Need, Today’s Newsreel. One of the other great things about the site is that it also provides a CINEMA TREASURES as well. So that is: XML feed
Search The Internet Movie Database
Enter the name of a movie, TV show, or person and then click ‘Go’ to get more information about it/them from imdb.com.