Changing Technology; Changing Work.
Over the course of the twentieth century the technology used by cinema projectionists to project moving images has undergone significant change. Until the arrival of digital projectors, the 35mm mechanical machines still required a projectionists. However, the number of projectionists and the amount of work required to be undertaken by each projectionist has varied as technology has developed. This short tour gathers material from various locations around the Virtual Projection Box to tell the story of some of the ways in which technological developments have changed the projectionist's job.