Available titles

Ever since the launch of our first title, The New Magic Lantern Journal in 1978, our aim has been to produce authoritative, quality publications which contribute to the study of the projected image.

Browse through the full list of Magic Lantern Society publications available for purchase, and don’t forget to sign in to the Members’ Area to take advantage of the discounted prices.

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Our Journals

The Magic Lantern (2014-)

A valued benefit of membership, launched in December 2014, our journal is published quarterly and distributed to members by post. It includes research articles, Society news and reports, interviews and book reviews.

Submissions are welcomed from members and non-members alike.

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The Magic Lantern

The New Magic Lantern Journal (1978-2014)

Our previous journal, published for over 35 years, carried research articles and other items from Society members and others. The full content is now available online as a free searchable resource.

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The Magic Lantern

Our e-Publications

In addition to our journal and other print publications we produce two regular e-publications:

New Light on Old Media

Our popular free subscription publication highlighting all that is new in the world of optical media.


Our popular monthly newsletter of Sales and Wants, circulated by email to Society members.