Projectionists operate and maintain projection equipment in cinema theatres. They inspect the movie films before loading them into the projector. Projectionist make sure that everything runs smoothly during the projection of the movie. They also are responsible for the proper storage of movie films.

Alternative label

  • film projectionist

  • booth operator

  • cinema projectionist

  • projection operator

  • projection technician

  • projector booth operator

  • projector operator

  • movie projector operator

  • digital cinema projectionist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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