Camstage took a few photos during the early restoration stages. In one, Geoff Newitt, the projection engineer for Picturehouse, checks out the newly purchased mobile cinema. Then Camstage's Kiel waits as the trailer is opened so he can access the screen in Rendlesham. Kiel brought in his own water, mixed the cleaning solution and then spent hours scrubbing the screen. The effort resulted in an acceptable screen. But it didn't take long to determine the refurbished screen did not match Picturehouse's high standards. PictureHouse decided to spend more money and chose Camstage to install an up-to-date screen.
Movies are showing at East Dulwich Picturehouse in London in a building Camstage Ltd. helped renovate. Camstage, a leadng supplier and installer for professional cinemas and theatres in the UK, is part of a team helping the national cinema business convert the St Thomas More Hall, a former social club, into a 3-screen cinema with ancillary cafe/ bar space. The changes required adding to the building as well as interior renovations.
The long-awaited Mondrian hotel opened Tuesday, Sept. 30, on the Thames River in London's Southbank neighborhood. Go past a ship's hull in the lobby. Check out the meals and drinks sure to impress. Enjoy the rooms that reflect a transatlantic journey via a ship. But also make time to check out the small, intimate cinema where Camstage Ltd.'s quality workmanship contributes to a first class experience. Camstage, a leading do-it-all contractor in the professional cinema and theatre industry, was a subcontractor for its latest bout with boutique cinemas.