AFS Cinema Rentals

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AFS Cinema, a newly renovated, two screen arthouse theater & event hall is owned and operated by the Austin Film Society. This centrally-located venue, only five miles from downtown, includes ample free parking and a lobby bar serving scratch made, locally sourced snacks and cocktails along with wine and beer. The 4,675 sq ft Event Hall can be designed to any imagination. Past events have included private screenings, premieres, film festivals, happy hours, galas, business conferences, presentations, performances, art exhibits and countless cocktail parties.

Venue Amenities include:
· Full-Service Bar with Specialty Cocktails and Local Draft Beer
· Concessions Menu featuring Fresh, Regionally Sourced Snacks
· DCP, 35mm, DVD/BluRay, and Digital File Projection Capabilities
· Ample Parking Near Entrance
· Fiber Wi-Fi Connection (private available)
· Onsite Event Manager
· Outdoor Marquee to List Event

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event space for business conferences

EVENT HALL

There’s almost no limit to what you can create in our massive Event Hall. Clocking in at 4,675 sq ft, this room is completely open to whatever you envision.

The Event Hall is ideal for:

· Performances
· Concerts
· Galas
· Wedding Receptions
· Exhibition / Gallery
· Parties
· Corporate Training / Conferences

DETAILS

· Loading dock
· 2 x 100 AMP 3-Phase Power
· AFS catering and bar packages available

CAPACITY

· Standing : 500
· Theater Style Seating: 300
· Performance Style Seating: 220
· Round Table Seating: 250

RATES

· Weekday: $1500+ for 5-hour minimum
· Weekend: $3750+ for 10-hour minimum

 

two movie theaters for screenings and panels

THEATER RENTALS

Whether you’ve always dreamt of having a theater all to yourself to watch your favorite flick or you want to fill the room to show your own movie, our theaters have all the charm of an arthouse, stocked with the latest technology. The theaters are also perfect location for recitals/performances, gaming competition, meetings and presentations.

RATES

Weekday (3 hour minimum)
· Before 4 PM: $750-$900
· After 4 PM: $900-$1200*

Weekend (3 hour minimum)
· Before 2 PM: $900-$1200
· After 2 PM: $1250-$1875*

*+ programming cancellation fee
two movie theaters with up to 278 seats

THEATER #1

· 278 Seats
· Stage
· PA Included
· Dolby Sound
· 35mm* Changeover, DCP, DVD and BluRay

*AFS can assist with 35mm print rentals.

our newest movie theater with 158 seats

THEATER #2

· 160 seats
· Stage
· DCP, Bluray, DVD
· Dolby Sound
· PA available
· Equipped with camera placements for filming and control room

ENTIRE VENUE

The whole space is available to rent, too!

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AFS Cinema & Hall Event Rental Request

Thank you for considering the AFS Cinema and Hall to host your upcoming event! Please complete the form below and we'll get in touch ASAP. For general information or ongoing rentals, you can email events@austinfilm.org. 

NOTE: If you aren't sure about an answer or don't have all the details yet, don't worry! Just tell us what you can and we'll work it out.






If your exact dates are not yet decided, please supply the month(s) and day(s) of the week you would prefer.

Please provide the number of days and an approximate schedule. example: 4:00 PM - 5 PM setup 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM event 10:00 PM to 12:00AM strike/load out

What type of room do you need for your event? (Movie Theater will have fixed seats, a screen and projector. Event Hall will be a large open room.)

Will your event include amplified music?

A public event is usually ticketed and open to anyone. A private event is invitation only.

Please provide the estimated number of attendees/guests at your event.

(Example: Birthday Party, Wedding, Concert or Film Screening)

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