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Mesbur+Smith Cinema Design Consultants provides a comprehensive design consultancy service to international clients in the entertainment industry. Our designs incorporate innovative, leading edge technologies and highly creative planning strategies to enhance the patron experience while maximizing efficiencies and revenues.  We integrate our clients’ vision with our design expertise to create outstanding projects.

Our Principal, along with experienced, multilingual associates, offer the highest level of personalized service to our clients. Our services include every aspect of the design process, from feasibility studies, site planning, conceptual design and space planning to detailed interior and exterior design.


  • Various options for the project, based on our technical expertise and industry knowledge
  • Each option includes a functional analysis for optimizing the relationship between project elements 
  • Statistical analysis to evaluate the comparative merits of each option


  • Analysis of municipal zoning regulations, including setbacks, building height restrictions, floor area limitations, parking and other requirements
  • Site plan indicating the building, parking areas, loading and service locations and landscaped areas
  • Statistical summary to evaluate the efficiency and economic feasibility of the proposal


  • Functional layout design for the space, including dimensioned cinema and mezzanine floor plans and auditorium cross-sections delineating sightline configuration
  • Floor plans, including auditorium arrangements with seating totals, food service areas, public washrooms, staff and administration areas, café seating, game areas, and other functions
  • Mezzanine plans with diagrammatic locations of projection equipment, service rooms and emergency exits


  • Early stage interior design storyboards containing possible mood, colours, themes and motifs for client feedback
  • Detailed interior design concept boards, using 3D colour renderings and sample boards


  • Design development drawings, with comprehensive interior details for the local Architect of Record to translate into construction documents
  • A drawing package incorporating floor finishing plans, furniture plans, reflected ceiling plans, and lobby and auditorium interior elevations including all materials, colours, fabrics and design motifs
  • Details of all interior elements 


  • Complete exterior design, specifying all materials, finishes, colours, signage and identification, or appropriate exterior signage, visibility, and identification for a project within a larger development