Here are some questions you could ask the Cinema before you do a DCP test screening: Does the cinema follow the DCI specifications? The DCI specification was agreed upon by the big Hollywood studios in 2005 and has been updated regularly. The current DCI specification tells us to follow SMPTE standards like 431-2:2011 when screening a DCP. […]
Before sending a hard drive with a DCP at least check the DCP with the free or full version of Fraunhofer Easydcp Player. That way you will see if the DCP fails the basic tests done by Easydcp player like “Check file hashes” and that the disk works and have the correct DCP on it.