Below you will find a selection of resources that MCP has produced.

Guide to Creating a DCP Slide

A quick how-to guide to creating a holding slide DCP using DCP-o-matic.

How to plan an outdoor screening

A guide to putting on an outdoor cinema screening, written in partnership with the Independent Cinema Office.

Mad Cornish Projectionist

A twenty-year-old website, providing a wide range of content and material on all things projectionist created by the team behind MCP.

Drive-In Guide

A guide to putting on a drive-in cinema screening, written for the Cinema Technology Community, available for free as a member of the CTC.

Other Useful Resources

Below are links to other useful and helpful resources not produced by MCP.

KDM Inspector

DCPtools Inspector is a free tool that can analyse DCP files
such as CPLs, KDMs and server certificates and find matches between them.

https://www.kdm-inspector.com/

DCP-o-Matic

DCP-o-matic is a freeopen-source program to create Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) from videos, images, sound and subtitle files. You can use it to make content for playback on DCI-compliant cinema projectors.

https://dcpomatic.com/

CinemaTech.Today

The online version of the industry-respected Cinema Technology Magazine

http://www.cinematech.today

Developing Visually Impaired Audiences

Did you know over two million people in the UK live with sight loss? With accessibility and inclusion experts Calvert Creative Concepts, the Independent Cinema Office has developed a practical toolkit to maximise the accessibility of your venue for visually impaired cinema-goers.

New Green Cinema Toolkit

Want to increase your cinema’s environmental sustainability? Climate change is an existential threat, and the need for urgent and far-reaching action has never felt so real. To help cinemas make better and more environmentally sustainable choices, the Independent Cinema Office have created a free Green Cinema Toolkit in collaboration with Julie’s Bicycle for anyone working in film exhibition. No matter the size of your venue or festival, you too can make a difference.

Find out more