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Here you will find case studies written by our Technical Ambassadors after they have visited a venue. Search by TA, keywords or use the category tabs to find those case studies relevant to you.
Peter Knight visited the newly established Al Fresco Film Club in Surrey to discuss what to consider when organising outdoor screenings, from the suitability of equipment, where to source it, and the suitability of the site itself.
By Peter J Knight
Simon Nicholls returned to Newbridge Memo in Wales to join a 'sound familiarisation session' hosted by the venue's sound installers Stage Electrics
By Simon Nicholls
Paul Willmott visited Catworth Cinema Club in Cambridgeshire, to provide advice on the installation of a wall mounted, electric-operated screen, along with other permanent solutions to their kit
By Paul Willmott
Pete Naples visited Dunlop Community Cinema in Scotland to provide an assessment of their equipment, ensuring it is configured correctly and suitable for purpose
By Pete Naples
Leigh Heathcote visited The Village Hall in Maplebeck, a brand new space built in September 2015 that runs a successful monthly screening programme, to provide an assessment of their current AV equipment
By Leigh Heathcote
Technician Simon Nicholls paid a visit to Newbridge Memo outside of Newport in Wales, to carry out an assessment of their sound system, following audience feedback that dialogue can be hard to discern.
Paul Willmott visited Loddon Community Cinema in Norfolk to investigate issues with their sound quality, and advise whether their system is being operated correctly, or if replacement equipment is required.
Peter Knight visited Stanley's Film Club in South Norwood, to offer advice on minor adjustments that could be made to help professionalise their technical setup, with an aim of increasing the frequency of screenings in their multi purpose venue.
Curzon Community Cinema in Clevedon sought expert guidance on how they could improve the quality of their film presentation, resolve some technical issues, and start running outreach shows outside of their venue.
By Ewan Dunford
The venue was seeking advice on a new installation of either pro-consumer or professional level cinema equipment.
By Symon Culpan
The Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries is looking to start Live Streaming satellite relays, but don’t have any experience in this so far.
By Ian Brown
The venue contacted us with issues concerning sound quality. Although a new amplifier had been purchased, the issues were still present.
The Goethe-Institut contacted us for advice on a number of issues they had with their cinema equipment.
By Joe Delaney
Fabrica contacted us for advice on arranging pop-up events and outdoor screenings.
By Chris Milton
Dulverton Town Hall contacted us for advice on some new speakers to go with their new projector.
We pay a visit to Dedham Films who reported that audiences were having trouble making out the dialogue on films.
We visit Chiddingfold Cinema who wanted to tackle sound issues and possible upgrade to digital cinema.
The Cinema in the Dale was looking to evaluate their audio set-up and improve the current hearing loop system.
Symon visits Oakwood Community Cinema to suggest improvements that can be made to their audio set-up to help improve the clarity of dialogue.
We visit Ludham Village Cinema in Norfolk to suggest a permanent and affordable solution to a speaker system that is due for an upgrade.
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