projection booth


Definition of 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 Netflix brought in a digital media firm to outfit the space with surround-sound systems in the theater’s three levels, a projection booth (with two projectors) behind the orchestra seating and an 18-by-32-foot screen. Nancy Coleman, New York Times, "‘The Irishman’ on Broadway: Phone Booths, Broadsheets and Jimmy Hoffa Stickers," 4 Nov. 2019 Time seems to stop, however, in the projection booth, which is stocked with vintage 35 mm projectors, old movie reels, retro hardware and tools. Mary Colurso |, al, "There’s new life at Bessemer’s historic Lincoln Theatre, thanks to actor Andre Holland and family," 12 Sep. 2019 Wayne’s camera also scans the building’s actual interior — balcony seats, pockmarked walls, the remains of a colorful ceiling mural — and emphasizes the vintage projection booth. Mary Colurso |, al, "There’s new life at Bessemer’s historic Lincoln Theatre, thanks to actor Andre Holland and family," 12 Sep. 2019 The second floor houses offices, two classrooms, and a projection booth designed by ace projectionist James Bond, with a 16-millimeter projector and a DCP (digital cinema package) system, the first in the organization's history. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Chicago Filmmakers and the Ridge Firehouse: A match made in heaven," 13 Sep. 2017

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Projection booth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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