After more than a hundred years of analogue film projection, all Dutch theatres switched to digital screening in 2012. On the eve of a new era, two projectionists talk about the charm of their trade.

In 2012, all Dutch movie theatres switched to digital film projection. This marked the end of more than one hundred years of analogue screening and the projectionist’s original task. Who was the film operator and what tied him to that cramped room with the giant, reliable film projector? In the digital era, do they still feel irreplaceable and lords of their tiny but magical universe?


Sound Design
Production company
Dyzlo Film
Houwen Media

Title: De verborgen man
Year: 2012
Duration : 40 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2012

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