Q. What payment methods do you accept?

A. We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express and PayPal. Due to bank closures we no longer accept payment by cheque or postal order. Credit and debit payments are taken securely by Stripe.

Q. Do you ship to countries other than the United Kingdom?

A. Yes. We ship worldwide. We only sell in pounds sterling and total costs, including carriage are calculated at the checkout. If your card account is in a currency other than pounds sterling you may still use that card and your payment will be converted to your currency by your card provider. For orders to be shipped outside of the European Union, Value Added Tax (VAT) is deducted as you checkout. Overseas orders are shipped by Royal Mail airmail.

Q. Can I show a Panamint Cinema DVD or Blu-ray in my club or cinema?

A. Panamint Cinema only has licenses to produce DVD and Blu-rays for viewing in private homes. We do not have the rights to permit public performance, whether the audience is paying on not.

Q. What do Region Codes Mean?

A. Region codes mean that a DVD or Blu-ray disc has been manufactured to play only in certain countries or Regions. The regions are:


Region codeCountry/Area
Region 0Informal term meaning "playable in all regions". Region 0 discs will play on all DVD players in any country.
Region 1
Bermuda, Canada, United States and U.S. territories
Region 2The Middle East, Western Europe, Central Europe, Egypt, French overseas  territories, Greenland, Japan, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland
Region 3Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan
Region 4Australasia, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Oceania, South America
Region 5The rest of Africa, Former Soviet Union, the Indian subcontinent, Mongolia, North Korea
Region 6Mainland China
Region 8International venues such as aircraft, cruise ships, etc.


Region FreeInformal term meaning "playable in all regions". Region Free discs will play on all Blu-ray players in any country.
Region AEast Asia (except Mainland China and Mongolia), Southeast Asia, North America, South America and their dependencies.
Region BAfrica, Southwest Asia, Europe (except Russia and Kazakhstan), Oceania  (including Australia and New Zealand) and their dependencies.
Region CCentral Asia, East Asia (Mainland China and Mongolia only), South Asia, Russia, central Eurasia and their dependencies.

Q. Will Panamint Cinema discs play in all countries?

A.  Panamint Cinema's Blu-ray discs are either Region B, or Region Free. Please see each product description for details. Our Region Free Blu-rays will play in any country. Our Region B Blu-rays will only play in Regions A and C if a multi-region Blu-ray player is used. Panamint Cinema's DVD discs are PAL (international format) and either Region 2 or Region Free. Region Free PAL DVDs will not play in countries which use the NTSC television system, unless a multi-standard DVD player and television are used.