Fiona Fowler, Marketing Officer

(0131) 550 3734 / 0773 003 4278

Latest Press Releases

Screen Machine service secured to 2026 through funding from Screen Scotland

Thanks to £350,000 funding from Screen Scotland, Regional Screen Scotland (RSS) has extended the lease of mobile cinema – Cinémobile

Screen Machine is turning 25 and needs your help

Regional Screen Scotland (RSS), operator of Screen Machine since 2008, is seeking support from the public in their efforts to raise Scottish Government funding for the commission of a new mobile cinema.

Future of Screen Machine service secured through lease of Cinémobile mobile cinema

Thanks to funding from Screen Scotland, Regional Screen Scotland (RSS) has secured a lease of a mobile cinema, following a series of mechanical issues due to the age of our current Screen Machine (SM2).

Photos, Video and Logos

Below is a small selection of images of the Screen Machine. If you are looking for something different, then please make a request.

Above: Screen Machine parked on the Isle of Raasay, with the Isle of Skye behind

Above: Screen Machine parked at the Village Hall in Bettyhill.

Above: Interior of Screen Machine

Footage of Screen Machine available for use can be found on Vimeo.

To receive a copy of our logo, please make a request.


Regional Screen Scotland helps communities to share great screen experiences. We do this by: providing advice and information on setting up local screen facilities; operating the Screen Machine mobile cinema; managing devolved grant aid programmes; and advocating for the social and economic benefits of cinema for local communities.

Screen Machine is an 80-seat, air conditioned mobile cinema which brings the latest films to remote and rural areas of Scotland. It is the only full time, self-contained digital mobile cinema in the UK. Screen Machine tours 40+ communities in the North and West of Scotland and each tour lasts approximately 10 weeks. it is now in its 25th year of operation. Screen Machine is a Regular Funded client of Creative Scotland, and receives support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise. In April 2023 Screen Scotland provided funding to secure the lease of a mobile cinema, Cinemobile, following a series of mechanical issues.