8949 Wilshire Boulevard

Beverly Hills, CA, 90211


The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is a world-class theater custom-designed to present films at maximum technical accuracy with state-of-the-art projection equipment and sound system. The theater’s 1,012 seats also have been specially designed and placed to create a movie-viewing environment that is ideal in terms of acoustical quality, sightlines and comfort.

The Samuel Goldwyn is available April through December and Monday through Friday evenings only. Theater rentals must be centered around screenings. We cannot accommodate awards shows, religious services or memorials.

A certificate of insurance is required for all rentals.


Moray Greenfield

Director of Theater Operations

8949 Wilshire Boulevard

Beverly Hills, CA, 90211

Phone (310) 247-3000



Seating capacity: 1,010

Width: 93 1/2’

Depth: 124’

Stage: Curved – 16’ x 65’

Screen: Maximum Size – 54’ x 22’

Digital 3D Projection

Dual–Projector Dolby 3D featuring two (2) Christie CP 4230 DLP Cinema “4K” projectors

Film Projection

  • 2 Norelco AA 35mm/70mm projectors
  • 2 Kinoton FP38 EC II “studio” 35mm & 16 mm projectors


  • Dolby DSS200 Screen Server, DSL 100 Show Library (JPEG2000, MPEG2, DCI compliant)
  • HD–CAM (Sony HDW–M2000)
  • Digital Betacam (NTSC/PAL)
  • Betacam SX
  • Betacam SP
  • Blu–Ray (with Dolby TrueHD and DTS–MA decoding)
  • S–VHS
  • DVI–D (HD) and SVGA computer graphics (Powerpoint) from remote lectern position in auditorium or booth


  • 7.1 channel discreet AES digital audio from Dolby DSS200 and projector IMB
  • All Dolby analog and digital formats for film and video, including: Dolby SRD, Surround EX, Dolby E, Dolby Digital (professional/consumer), Dolby SR and A–type stereo optical, Dolby A and SR noise reduction
  • DTS (Digital Theatre Systems) in 35mm, 70mm and 16mm SDDS (Sony Dynamic Digital Sound) 8 channel 35mm audio magnetic track interlock (6, 4, 3, 1– track heads) 35mm 4 track magnetic and 70mm 6 track magnetic (either conventional or Dolby encoded)

Control Console

  • YAMAHA LS9 32–Channel Digital Mixing Console
  • SHURE ULX® Series wireless handheld microphones (10)
  • SHURE ULX® Series wireless bodypack transmitters with lavalier microphones (6)
  • RTS intercom systems

Evening Rental

  • $7,500 – Includes Theater Manager, theater staff, parking and projectionist
  • $2,500 – Grand Lobby reception
  • $800 – Technical Run Through (2 hours), $150 each additional hour

Daytime Rental 

  • 2 hour minimum – $1000
  • Hourly rate after 2 hours – $200
  • (9am – 5pm, 12 people max)

Other Options

  • 2nd projectionist (8 hours or less) – $375
  • 2nd projectionist (overtime) – $100 per hour