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The Cinema Projectionist Archives hold a range of audio-visual resources documenting the working lives of cinema projectionists in Britain from the 1890s to the 2010s. Here you can find extracts from audio interviews with projectionists, videos, documents, magazine articles and possibly the world’s largest online collection of images of projection box. Navigate through the material by decade, theme, or type of material.
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An image of a digital projector (left) standing alongside a 35mm projector (right) in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick.
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Projectionist Neil Thompson descibes the arrival of digital projection in his cinema, including the timeline of the digital conversion.
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Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes his experience of the arrival of digital projection, the changes in the number of projectionists over time, getting used to using the digital projector and the benefits of digital on picture…
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Projectionist and BECTU representative Mick Corfield describes the moment he knew digital projectors would replace projectionists.

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