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A Kind of seeing presents Made by the Sea: Ullapool, Tobermory and Castlebay

Regional Screen Scotland is delighted to be supporting Made by the Sea, which Screen Machine audiences can enjoy in: Ullapool – 5.30pm on Tuesday 11 July Tobermory – 5.30pm on Tuesday 1 August Castlebay – 5.30pm on Wednesday 13 September Tickets are on sale now. Full details about this exciting project are below. Made by […]

Scotland’s Far North: our latest photography presentation

We are delighted to be working with Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, to bring a new photography presentation to the Screen Machine. Audiences to all screenings of Their Finest and Whisky Galore! over the coming weeks, will be able to take in Scotland’s Far North. It’s free of charge, and will be shown while you are […]

Press Release: Scotland’s mobile cinema is back on the road

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A fully refreshed Screen Machine: what you can expect

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

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 […]

Working with INDY Cinema Group

Regional Screen Scotland is pleased to announce the appointment of the INDY Cinema Group to provide film programming and booking services for the Screen Machine mobile cinema, with immediate effect. INDY Cinema Group was awarded the contract following an invited tender process. The Screen Machine, an 80-seater self-contained, fully digital mobile cinema, serves a regular […]

Your Cinema, Your Community – getting to know you

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

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

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

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 […]