projection booth


: a booth in a theater or hall for housing and operating a projector and especially a motion-picture projector

Examples of projection booth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The balcony pushed the location of the projection booth too high, which can cause keystoning, or tilted, distorted images on screen. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 1 Nov. 2023 Technical director Boris Ibañez was upstairs in the theater’s projection booth overseeing installation of the digital projection system. Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2023 Director Yuval Sharon made the unconventional even more so by staging the production in the Michigan Theatre building, a 1926 structure that was hollowed out in 1976 and transformed into a four-story parking garage with the ornate staging area, upper balcony, projection booth and lobby left intact. Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press, 28 Sep. 2021 Alexander Olch, founder of Metrograph, said that at the first holiday screening in 2016, Lachman went into the projection booth to make a slight adjustment on the color temperature of the film. Jillian Eugenios, NBC News, 21 Dec. 2022 The hall answers this with multiple stage configurations, a pop-out projection booth, elaborate lighting rigs obscured by an elegant mesh ceiling, and acoustic capabilities that can transform to accommodate acoustic or amplified music. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2022 Snyder was among a pool of photographers from various news outlets who were covering the show from the projection booth in the back of the Dolby Theatre. Frank Pallotta, CNN, 29 Mar. 2022 But Tampa Theatre’s most dramatic spot for paranormal activity, Witecki said, is the projection booth. Kelly A. Stefani,, 31 Oct. 2021 Among its many highlights are a 500-square-foot movie theater with a 35-millimeter projection booth and a chic pool house designed by Paul Williams — the star architect who built homes for Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of projection booth was in 1917

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“Projection booth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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