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A fully refreshed Screen Machine: what you can expect

May 18th, 2017

Why a refit? This Screen Machine, the second to bear the name, was launched in 2005 and has been in continuous operation ever since, except for breaks over Christmas, and a biennial maintenance visit to the fabricators, Toutenkamion, in France. In those 12 years the Screen Machine has driven the equivalent of 8 times around […]

Back on the road: summer 2017

April 26th, 2017

Screen Machine’s re-fit is progressing very well, but the whole team here is looking forward to taking her back out on the road in June. Here’s a look at our schedule for the summer months: June 6 to 9: Brodick 10 and 11 – Lochgilphead 12 and 13 – Tiree 15 to 17 – Castlebay […]

Your Cinema, Your Community – getting to know you

March 31st, 2017

Unbelievably, next year, 2018, will mark the 20th anniversary of the Screen Machine service. Our audience survey which we carried out at the end of 2015 told us very clearly (over 1,000 responses!) just how much our audiences value the Screen Machine experience. That evidence was of vital importance when making the case for funding […]

Screen Machine enjoys a refit in April & June 2017

March 29th, 2017

Screen Machine will be heading to France to have a re-fit during April and May. We look forward to returning to the road in June. Please check back for further updates, or sign up to receive an e-newsletter.

Press Release 28/02/17 – New toolkit to help local cinemas make their case

February 28th, 2017

Date: Tuesday 28 February FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New toolkit to help local cinemas make their case A new online ‘toolkit’ has been launched to help local cinemas across the UK to make the case for how much they matter to their communities, by measuring and understanding their social impacts. Your Cinema, Your Community, Your Impact […]

Press Release 06/12/16 – New Life for the Screen Machine

December 6th, 2016

Date: Tuesday 6 December 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Life for the Screen Machine Regional Screen Scotland, which operates the Screen Machine, has raised the necessary funds to carry out a major refit of the cinema vehicle, which will add a minimum of six more years to its operational life. The Screen Machine is the […]

December 6th, 2016

Press Release 09/11/16 – Screen Machine returns to Orkney

November 9th, 2016

Regional Screen Scotland are delighted to announce that Screen Machine will be bringing cinema to five of the Orkney Islands in November 2016. They are: Stronsay – 16 and 17 November Eday – 18 and 19 November Sanday – 21 and 22 November Westray – 24 and 25 November Rousay – 26 and 27 November […]

Our schedule to 12 December 2016

October 24th, 2016

Here’s a note of where we are going to be, and when to Monday 12 December: November Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 – Lochinver Friday 11 – Kinlochbervie Saturday 12 – Durness Sunday 13 and Monday 14 – Bettyhill Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 November – Stronsay Friday 18 and Saturday 19 – Eday Monday […]

Press release 24/10/16 – Screen Machine pilots a new way of presenting exhibitions

October 24th, 2016

Date: Monday 24 October 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Regional Screen Scotland are delighted to be working with photographer John Maher and Street Level Photoworks to pioneer a new way of presenting exhibitions. Communities in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland are long familiar with the Screen Machine showing movies. From now until the end of […]