NFT3 offers comfortable raked seating and a large presentation space in front of the screen, ideal for intimate talks and screenings.

NFT3, BFI Southbank

NFT3, BFI Southbank


  • 134


  • 11.6ft x 27ft (3.5m x 8.2m), matt white, mini-perf screen
  • 2-way motorised masking and tabs
  • Roll-down silver screen for 35mm 3D
  • Distance from screen to projector: Film & Digital: 15.94m

Digital Cinema Projection

  • Christie CP4230 4K Digital Cinema Projector
  • Doremi DCP-2K4 / IMB Digital Cinema Player
  • 4K & 2K DCP
  • HFR
  • Xpand 3D
  • Audio description

Film Projection

  • 2x Cinemeccanica Victoria 8 35mm/70mm Projectors (16-30fps)
  • 1x Kinoton FP 18 16mm Projectors (16-25fps)

Film Formats

  • 35mm aspect ratios: 1.19:1, 1.33:1, 1.37:1, 1.66:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1
  • 35mm 3D (twin projector interlock with polarised glasses)
  • 70mm
  • 16mm


  • 5.1 cinema sound system
  • Panastereo CSP1200 & CSP4600 processors
  • Dolby DMA8 Plus
  • Dolby Digital
  • DTS (35mm & 70mm)
  • 70mm 6-track magnetic sound
  • 16mm optical & combined mag.

Video Playback

  • Hyperdeck Studio Pro
  • Mac Pro
  • Digital Betacam & Betacam SP (PAL/NTSC)
  • Blu-ray, multi-region
  • DVD (PAL/NTSC), multi-region
  • Christie Cine-IPM 2K scaler
  • Available inputs for DVI, HDMI, VGA and 3G-SDI up to 2048x1080

Audio Playback & Recording

  • CD
  • 16-bit AIFF or WAV
  • MP3 file
  • Recording to 16-bit mono WAV file

Sound Reinforcement

  • 1x Audio-Technica U859QL lectern mic
  • 6x Shure MX418 gooseneck table mics
  • 2x Sennheiser SKM-300-835 G3 wireless handheld mics
  • Soundcraft Spirit F1 mixing desk
  • HP200 amplifier
  • 2x Tannoy V8 speakers

Stage Lighting

Fixed house lighting rig consisting of:

  • 9x 650W fresnels
  • 2x Parcan 64’s
  • 33x 15AMP lighting circuits


  • 12x XLR tie-lines from stage to projection box (6 each side)
  • 12x BNC tie-lines between stage and projection box (6 each side)


  • Black OPTI Blade lectern
  • Windows 7 PC laptop
  • Wired internet connection
  • Induction loop (for film & stage)
  • Infra-red headphones (single channel) – can be used for audio description
  • Live soft title facility on request

On request

  • HDCam
  • U-matic (PAL/NTSC + HI/LO Band)
  • Macbook Pro laptop
  • 2x Audio Technica 3000 Series clip-on lavalier mics

On request and at an additional cost

  • HDCam SR
  • Dedicated high-performance Wi-Fi network
  • Transfer of content to DCP

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