Technical Training for the Non-Technical – Cinema

178 students

Employees in the cinema – that means you, right? – are expected to be responsible for the quality experience of their patrons.

A key component to responsibility is knowledge.

Whether the topic is safety or the quality of the picture and sound presentations, non-technical employees have rarely had an opportunity to grow in the field that they are surrounded by. That changes with these courses. The road to accomplishing technical judgement begins now.


The internet is filled with jargon and old data…and junk…and distractions. These courses are meant to train from the ground up, but only to those who are interested.

Instructor

cj flynn cj flynn

I came late to the cinema exhibition world, beginning with installations and training and marketing and quality assurance in 2002 with the film to digital transition all over the EU, and even China – from Sligo to Shenzhen is the catchphrase I use. It was a great time with great people. This project is my way to give some of that back. –––––––– History and Fate have led to this point, working in the audio recording business in the 70s during its initial transition to digital, in computer automation for audio consoles and other high end gear in the 80s and 90s, then in video equipment as it went from heavy iron to digital. And then somehow being a projectionist at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals in the early 2000s and making certain that systems were set up properly for a manufacture who had to report to DCI and doing bug-searches and white papers and ...wow, it has been fun.
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