Features & news

  • 78 Projectionist wanted

    News – Projectionist wanted 24/02/2014

    The Independent Cinema Office is listing a job for a projectionist at London’s ICA, with “experience of working with 35mm, 16mm, DCP, domestic formats, computer-based playback”. The applications deadline is 7th March 2014. Click here for the link to the ICO web site.

  • 79 one guide four media

    Free pocket guide for Screening Room Map 02/08/2013

    The tenth edition of the pocket guide for screening rooms and cinemas, in and around London, was distributed inside Televisual, movieScope, Screen and Broadcast magazines. The handy guide sits alongside this web site, the mobile app and the new email guide to provide a great resource in four convenient media.

  • 80 App

    News – Free Mobile App for Screening Room Map 16/10/2012

    The mobile app for Screening Room Map is now live. The web app provides key venue information in a format optimised for smartphones and is specifically designed for universal access, working on iPhone and Android phones. The free app includes an interactive map to help locate over 50 featured screening rooms and cinemas. Scan the QR code, right, with your smartphone to install the app. Alternatively 1) Open this same page (Features) of the Screening Room Map web site on your smartphone’s browser, 2) Click on this link 3) Follow the on-screen prompt to either launch it or “Install this web app on your iPhone and tap to Add to Home Screen”

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    News – Film web resource 16/07/2013

    Dedicated to film rather than digital projection, We Can Still Show Film is the fledgling web service for all those people, companies, organisations and venues who are still able to run film. The aim of the site is to produce an online resource for venues and people who are still able to show cellouid film now that the majority of the film and cinema industry has become digital.

  • 82 Screening Room Map welcomes new venues

    News – Screening Room Map welcomes new venues 20/03/2013

    New online listings added to the web site for 2013 include The MPS Screening Room (the old Wired screening room on Charlotte Street), Bulgari Hotel, Pinewood Studios, Twickenham Studios, Audi City London, Jellyfish and Revolver (this last venue is temporarily closed).

  • 83 Screening Room Map

    News – New Print Edition of Screening Room Map 20/03/2013

    Look for the new print edition of Screening Room Map appearing in issues of Screen, Televisual and movieScope magazines. 39 screening rooms and cinemas are listed in the pocket guide, including Rich Mix, ICA, Wellcome Collection, Riverside Studios, The MPS Screening Room, Bulgari Hotel, Pinewood Studios, Twickenham Studios, Audi City London, Jellyfish and Revolver (this last venue is temporarily closed). To get a free copy, send a SAE to Pocket Films

  • 84 Studio Map

    News – THE STUDIO MAP pocket guide 02/05/2012

    Our unique guide to film studios and television studios across the UK, was launched in May 2012. The pocket guide was distributed inside movieScope magazine (as well as Screen and Broadcast magazines). The handy guide sits alongside the web site and the new mobile app, see below, to provide a great resource for film studios and television studios in three convenient media.

  • 85 The Studio Map app

    Free Mobile App for THE STUDIO MAP 02/05/2012

    The new mobile app for The Studio Map launched on 4th May 2012. The web app provides key studio information in a format optimised for smartphones and is specifically designed for universal access, working on iPhone, Android and Blackberry phones. The free app includes an interactive map to help locate all 35 featured studios. Scan the QR code, right, with your smartphone to install the app.

  • 86 screenAnywhere

    ScreenAnywhere 16/05/2011

    ScreenAnywhere can organise your complete screening event at a location of your choice. They specialise in producing screening events in non-screening environments. From intimate screenings to festival filmshows, from company presentations to community film events, ScreenAnywhere can organise all the components to produce the perfect film event. They have over 10 years experience of “total screening production” and can produce cost-effective packages with any combination of projectors, screens, seating, staffing, catering, entertainment… Contact via email

  • 87 Glossary

    Glossary for Screening Room Map 16/07/2010

    We divide the multitude of projection types into six key categories:
    FILM (includes 16mm, 35mm, 70mm reels)
    SD video (Standard Definition includes VHS, DVD, DigiBeta, DVC Pro)
    HD video (High Definition includes HDV, HDCAM, HD SR, Blu-ray)
    DCP (D-Cinema includes 2K and 4K pixel-width digital projectors)
    DATA (includes PC/Mac, PowerPoint, QuickTime, game consoles, etc.)
    3D (includes any type of film or digital 3D projection)

  • 88 Dolby

    News – Dolby Theatre 14/08/2012

    Dolby’s new London office in Soho Square includes the Ray Dolby Lounge and Theatre, a state-of-the-art theatre featuring the latest sound and projection technologies, including Dolby® Atmos™. Industry open days, with the opportunity to meet the Dolby team, are scheduled for 21-23 August 2012 Open PDF

  • 89 Rada

    News – THE SCREEN @ RADA 14/09/2011

    The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art now has a state-of-the-art, 150 seat digital cinema. From September 2011, The Screen @ RADA will offer audiences a stylish new cinema experience in the vibrant surroundings of the Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre in Bloomsbury. The Screen runs a programme of films, live theatre broadcasts and Q&A screenings. For details of private hire contact Kate Rolfe, Screen Co-ordinator via RADA’s website

  • 90 Bulgari

    News – Bulgari Hotel & Residences London 03/07/2012

    The Screening Room, dedicated to Sir Richard Attenborough, is a unique 47-seat cinema at the Bulgari Hotel. Offering the ultimate exclusive experience, it features the most advanced cinema-quality HD sound and vision, 4K resolution in 2D or the latest Dolby 3D. A curated library has over 200 new and classic films. As well as hosting film premieres and private screenings, the multi-function room is ideal for press events and corporate presentations. Go to page

  • 91 BFI

    News – BFI Viewing Theatres 20/07/2011

    The BFI headquarters at Stephen Street has two screening rooms just off Tottenham Court Road, and they have recently upgraded Theatre 1 to 2K digital projection with 5.1 audio. A full sound line up has also been carried out by Dolby sound production services, to give optimum playback quality. Venue details

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    Article – Test Screenings 05/10/2012

    “Test audiences are not always right… but they are an important part of post-production…” An article about the pros & cons of getting audience feedback to your film before release. Read here. Courtesy of ambletondelight.blogspot.com

  • 93 W Hotel

    News – W Hotel Screening Room 01/03/2011

    London has a new screening venue; the W London Leicester Square, opened on 14 February, has a 38-seat private cinema. The Screening Room features a large screen with a resolution of 4096×2160 pixels, a Blu Ray Multi Region DVD player, Real D 3D System, and other state of the art equipment including surround sound and cinema acoustics. Website

  • 94 NYC

    Now live: – The New York Screening Room Map 24/07/2010

    Pocket Films has launched the New York version of Screening Room Map. Take a sneek peek here. The launch was backed up with a unique promotion reaching over 30,000 media individuals.

  • 95 Babington House

    Out of London 12/09/2010

    The Screening Room Map has, up till now, focused on venues located in London. This year we are adding venues to the web site that are further afield, including Babington House in Somerset (shown here) and Watershed in Bristol. For more information on these venues and others that will be added in the future, go to the Venues page.

  • 96 Please Mention

    Talking to Venues 04/10/2010

    Please mention the Screening Room Map when talking to the venues featured here on the website. The venues are keen to know where enquiries have originated and it helps build the reputation of the site.

  • 97 Phoenix

    News – Phoenix restoration 05/10/2010

    London’s oldest cinema in continuous operation – East Finchley’s Phoenix Cinema – reopened it’s doors last September after undergoing an extensive 14 week £1.1million restoration and rebuild which includes creation of a new café/bar, and refurbishment of its Grade II listed unique Mollo and Egan Art Deco interior and Edwardian barrel ceiling. Website

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    Web Site Acknowledgments 12/09/2010

    Many thanks to all the featured venues for their help in developing this web site, plus the following companies and individuals: Idea Junction (ideajunction.co.uk), Minutecoach (minutecoach.com), Peter Knight (madcornishprojectionist.co.uk), Sam Mably (Bluequest) and Paul Roberts at MPC (moving-picture.com)

  • 99 Bafta

    News – New Projector for BAFTA 03/05/2011

    195 Piccadilly, the home of BAFTA, has installed a state of the art Barco DP2K-32B digital cinema projector recently – a record breaking piece of technology which is the first of its kind in the capital.
    Recognised as officially the brightest digital cinema projector on the planet by the Guinness Book of Records, the projector provides a captivating and immersive cinema experience, particularly with 3D film. The projector is installed in the 227-seat Princess Anne Theatre.

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