Screen Machine (Mobile Cinema), Scotland

All over the rural areas of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

But run from Regional Screen Scotland, 20 Forth Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LH

Architect: Unknown   Listing: None   No of Seats: 80

Status: Open and Operational   Opened: 1998   Closed: N/A

Official website:

Other information: The Screen Machine allows people who live in remote areas, with no easy access to regular cinema, the chance to see a varied programme of films right there on their own doorstep.

Since 1998 the Screen Machine has been delivering the best of new movies on the move in some of the most rural and remote communities of Scotland.

In 2005: Screen Machine Take 2 was launched in April 2005, seating 85 in air-conditioned comfort.

In 2018: The Screen Machine now seats 80 and regularly tours to more than 40 communities, spending between one and four days in each place. It takes approximately 10-12 weeks to complete one tour.

Photos courtesy of Graham Campbell.

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