Motion Picture Projectionist

Motion Picture Projectionists operate film projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

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    Overview

    Motion Picture Projectionists operate film projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

    Day-to-day

    • splices and un-splices film
    • splices advertisements and movie trailers to feature length films
    • feeds films into the projector
    • plays films on a projector
    • adjusts the sound, focus and brightness of film during the playing of the film as necessary
    • packages the film after its been played and stores it appropriately in a cool, dry area
    • looks after the projection equipment
    • may carry out minor repairs on films and projectors as required.

    To become a Motion Picture Projectionist

    • You can work as a Motion Picture Projectionist without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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