AFS Cinema Rentals

AFS Cinema, a newly renovated, two screen arthouse theater & production 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 concessions and cocktails along with wine and beer. The 4,675 sq ft Production Hall can be designed to any imagination. Past events have included private screenings, premieres, film festivals, film & commercial productions, business conferences, presentations, performances, and art exhibits.

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
· Onsite Manager
· Outdoor Marquee to List Event


two movie theaters for screenings and panels



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.

Contact for current rates.

two movie theaters with up to 278 seats


· 260 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


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


The whole space is available to rent, too!

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 

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)