When we say 'we’ll be right with you', we really do mean it — our experienced team provide coverage for cinema sites of all sizes throughout the UK and Ireland. We offer overlapping coverage, so if your regular service engineer is working elsewhere there’s a colleague available to meet your needs if time is of the essence — and if you’re off screen, it always is.
Managing Director, London
Omnex’s MD Simon started in cinema in 1995, working in multiplexes and indies. He subsequently launched the company responsible for LANsat.
First great film in the cinema? Short Circuit
Engineering Manager, York
Darren's career has spanned a range of telecoms and AV roles, starting his life in cinemas back in 1999 for City Screen (now Picturehouse Cinemas). During digital deployment, he was instrumental in training hundreds of projectionists nationwide.
Technical Sales Manager, London
Based in Crawley, Steve is our technology designer. A projectionist at 16, he forged a letter from his mum granting her permission for him to play 18 films…
First great film in the cinema? Life of Brian (under age)
Senior Engineer, Scotland
Based in Dunfermline, Pete is our human encyclopaedia on projection technology. A cinema engineer for 21 years, he is our Trinnov audio specialist.
First great film in the cinema? Return of the Jedi
Service Engineer, Devon
Based in Plymouth, land of the cream tea and beautiful independent cinemas, Gavin has 10 years’ technical experience, from 35mm to Series 3 digital.
First great film in the cinema? The Matrix
Service Engineer, Suffolk
Based in Bungay, Tony is an experienced Omnex engineer and considered our expert wireman — he creates order out of chaos in any installation.
First great film in the cinema? ET
Support Engineer, Sussex
Based in Worthing, Kris has held technical theatre and cinema roles for over 10 years. Based in the south-east, he also calibrates MPS’s ATMOS QC theatres.
First great film in the cinema? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Service Co-ordinator, Stockport
Jan Hurstfield: Based in Stockport, Jan is our service co-ordinator — the voice at the end of the line who ensures engineers get to your cinemas. A big Man City fan.
Movie of choice? Toy Story (all of them)
Warehouse Supervisor, Aylesbury
At Arts Alliance Media since 2011, Danny started as a warehouse assistant and now manages Omnex’s warehousing and logistics — if it’s heading out to cinemas Danny handles it.
Favourite superpower: Flight (Think of the money saved on commuting)
Service engineer, Forest of Dean
Trained as a sound engineer, Duncan began his cinema career with Odeon in 1996, moving to the NFT on the Southbank in London, and latterly becoming a field engineer for Arts Alliance Media since 2010.
Favourite superpower: Telekinesis
Service engineer, Oxford
Formerly head of tech ops at Picturehouse, where he oversaw digital rollout, Geoff has worked in projection rooms since his student days. Having worked closely with them for a decade, Geoff joined the AA UK Cinema team in 2018.
Service engineer, Liverpool
John has been a field engineer for more than a decade — prior to that, he was chief projectionist for FACT in Liverpool.
Favourite Superpower? Flying (but he's afraid of heights)
Asst Engineering Manager, W. Midlands
Nigel's first roll in cinema was as an usher at UCI Cinemas — he quickly progressed, joining Arts Alliance Media as a digital cinema engineer in 2006, helped roll out digital projectors for the UK Film Council.
Favourite superpower? Hyperspeed
Warehouse Operative, Aylesbury
Rich joined the AA UK Cinema team in 2018, helping to support warehouse operations. He also provides vital support to our service engineers on bigger jobs.
Favourite film: Star Wars (all of them)