Samuel Goldwyn Theater

The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at the Academy’s headquarters, 8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California. This world-class theater has been 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.

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Evening Rental

  • $5,000 – Includes Theater Manager, two theater staff, one security guard, parking and projectionist
  • $6,000 – With reception in Grand Lobby, includes same as above plus an additional theater staff and security guard
  • $800 – Technical Run Through (2 hours), $150 each additional hour

Daytime Rental (9am – 5pm, 12 people max.)

  • 2 hour minimum – $1000
  • Hourly rate after 2 hours – $150

Other Options

  • 2nd projectionist (6 hours or less) – $250
  • 2nd projectionist (overtime) – $75
  • Rehearsal per hour – $150