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FILM-TECH SCREENING ROOM (OLD / ROCKWALL 2001-2009)
Rockwall, Texas


Photos from the Brad Miller collection.


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Here is the auditorium with it's 23 foot wide microperf...

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Seating is Mobilario Concorde Rockers.

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There are 12 JBL 8340 surrounds in an EX configuration.

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The back stairway entrance.

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Behind the screen are 5 JBL 4675C-8LF stage speakers and 5 E...

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Red velour double layer curtains and an acoustic drop ceilin...

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The dual port windows are ProWins. A 5th window has since b...

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Here is the room the way it started.

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Reverse shot of the room with booth and restroom in the rear...

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The room after drywall.

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The booth without the raised floor.

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Reverse shot of the booth. Now it's time to get starte...

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And the raising of the booth floor begins.

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This project took two days to complete.

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The finished booth with raised floor.

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Reverse shot of the finished booth.

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Meanwhile in the auditorium a stage has been constructed and...

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The frames you see resting on the floor will later be raised...

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The measurements are made for the final baffle position. (Th...

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A shot of the finished stage before the braces go up. The s...

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First the braces must be painted black to ensure there are n...

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Here hooks are being screwed into the ceiling jousts that ar...

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The drywall is put into place...

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...as things start to come together.

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Due to the construction error with the exit door placement, ...

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To ensure that the screen is as large as the room can handle...

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The finished grid construction as viewed from the front of t...

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Before the ceiling grid is completed, recessed ceiling light...

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Before the curtains are hung, Linacoustic duct liner is plac...

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Here we have the surround speaker mounting brackets measured...

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Here is the back wall of surround brackets being mounted.

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Once the surround speaker brackets are mounted, it's ti...

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Once the wiring is in place, the first layer of drapes are h...

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Here we have some of the ceiling tiles in position and the s...

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Now it's time to build the stadium seating.

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Two days later and here we have it.

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A side shot of the finished risers.

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After adding the sconce lighting, it's time for wall ca...

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And here we can see some of the wall carpet is now up. Also ...

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Reverse shot. The trimboard joining the curtains and the wa...

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Next it's time to hang the screen. Ethan Harper joins ...

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Here the new screen hook board is put into position.

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Here Ethan and Dwayne prepare the final board to complete th...

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Now it's time to unroll the screen. Screen hooks are us...

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Jeremy makes some finishing touches to the screen.

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It will take a few days for the screen to settle and complet...

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Meanwhile new pedestals and automations have been delivered ...

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Christie does not make this pedestal style anymore, but they...

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And now it's time to install the port windows. Note the...

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And the cutting of the wall begins...

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...after of course the ceiling has been carefully braced!

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Here is a shot of the finished openings that have been brace...

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And here is that same shot with the windows finished and in ...

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Once the screen masking is in place, it's time to tile ...

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The floor is prepped...

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...and the tiles are laid down.

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The edges of the risers are not tiled as they will ultimatel...

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Meanwhile Kitty has been guarding the chairs.

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The various pieces of the chairs are lined up, ready for ins...

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You can see the chalk guidelines already on the tile.

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Row by row the seats are installed.

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This took the better part of a day to complete.

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The finished seating.

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Extra wide 4 foot rows permit plenty of legroom.

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By this time, the left projector is functional and despite t...

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Here are some shots behind the screen for those interested.

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The system is bi-amped, so each channel has two speaker line...

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Below the stage are the 5 dual subwoofers. Each subwoofer g...

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Here are the finished pictures. In the entrance hallway besi...

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The finished projection room. Do note this installation is ...

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Most all formats are represented here. Films may be run 2 p...

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...or off of a platter. The platter can feed either project...

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Here is the sound rack. On the right we have Dolby MPU-1, C...

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THX crossover/monitor, 11 QSC mx-1500a amplifiers (for stage...

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The buildup workstation. The AW3 platter's 70mm conver...

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Reverse shot of the projection room.

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Another angle showing the parts storage cabinets.

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Rear shot of the changeover setup.

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The projectors. From top to bottom, dts70 reader (currently...

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...35/70 projector and 35mm optical soundhead. The system i...

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Sub panel breaker box and light dimmers for the auditorium a...

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Here is the newly added 5th port window with shelf rated for...

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Auditorium shot of the finished port windows.

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And that's all there is to it. Simple! SPECS: - 2 pro...
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