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Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:37 am
by MalJutley
cineBAKA wrote:
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:42 am
Curious how the Discovery Screen ticketing works. If I apply and am successful for Discovery Screen tickets, will I need to print them out as with the pass? Or do I just get them on the day from the cinema? I don't have a printer, so just wondering if I should save printing out the festival pass if the Discovery Screen tickets need to be printed out too.
Its safe to assume it would be the same as last year...just show the Discovery Screen ticket you get on your phone. It worked last year and i'd assume its the same given its the same company as mentioned above. You will get an email confirming your purchase and downloadable PDF to show as ticket / proof of purchase

Just be aware that this year regardless of the format that you have your ticket on – printed on your phone – we will be checking tickets with scanners at all of the discovery screenings, so no sneaking in like some were doing let year

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:43 pm
by Love Machine
Would I be correct in assuming discovery tix go on "sale" at noon on the 19th?

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:09 pm
by iomega
More or less. Exact timings and details will be announced in good time.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:06 am
by hingethunder
Given two out of three of the discovery screens are so small, it's worrying that half the tickets in each are on sale as single tickets. Not going to be much left for passholders on the 19th.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:40 pm
by greenzombidog
I just looked at the discovery screens too. It looks like the seats available to pass holders are all quite close to the screen. You've obviously got more choice in the downstairs screen at prince charles. But that Cineworld discovery screen is terrible if you're too close to the front, you can't take in the whole screen if you're in the middle and the image seems distorted if you're too near the edges.

I need to pick you up on this. Yes, the seats available to pass holders in any of our discovery screens are at the front of the cinemas and this is as it has always been. The screen in the Cineworld Discovery Screen is proportioned for the size of the cinema and where ever you are sitting you can see the whole screen. We used this screen for several years without complaint before we had to move to the VUE West End.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:55 am
by husky1
Is this fair how can a couple sit together if you are allocating pass holder tkts for dico screens especially as we have to book them sepatately

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:04 pm
by cineBAKA
I don't understand. I don't see 'Single Ticket Pass Holders' at all... :|

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:06 pm
by Wolfshade
cineBAKA wrote:
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:04 pm
I don't understand. I don't see 'Single Ticket Pass Holders' at all... :|
Yeah this.

Where is the option?

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:10 pm
by Alex Kidd
The tickets for each film are being loaded into the ticket site individually, they'll take a few minutes to become live, so keep checking the page.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:15 pm
by valido
The concept of "queue" and "reservation" is totally missing. Right now wasting time clicking 15 times for the same movie, selecting a seat than gets taken by somebody else and restarting. Not too happy.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:21 pm
by cineBAKA
Having exactly the same issue valido. It's extremely frustrating. I even backed out to the calendar and returned to the film screen to see what had been taken, and seating plan was exactly the same... showing the same free seats? 20 minutes in and I still haven't managed to get a single seat for a Discovery film...

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:21 pm
by valido
Feels like a videogame. I've been selecting random seats for the same movie for 20 minutes now, only to restart everytime.

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:39 pm
by TheDukeAbides
Orange dots, orange dots

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:41 pm
by jonbly
valido wrote:
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:21 pm
Feels like a videogame. I've been selecting random seats for the same movie for 20 minutes now, only to restart everytime.
I'm level 3! (ie two seats booked in 40m...)

Re: Discovery Screen Tickets

Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:43 pm
by valido
Still on the same movie after 40 mins. I'm bad at wack-a-mole.