Hollywood Theater

 

Rent the Venue

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Show your film at the beautiful historic Hollywood Theatre!

PLEASE NOTE: Rentals are only considered for Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We are currently booked through December 2016 for regular slots and will only be accepting requests for public screenings for January 2017 and thereafter. Openings remain for private events during off-hours (prior to 6pm on weekdays). 

The Theatre's Rental Program grants access to the Theatre via a four-wall rental to organizations, filmmakers and other individuals who wish to present a film that is in line with our mission and image. Event requests are vetted through our programming staff to ensure continuity with our current offerings.

Approved Rental events are presented by outside individuals and organizations, rather than the Theatre. While ticket sales are frequently run through our ticketing system, ticket prices are set by the renter and ticket sales (minus nominal fees) are the renter’s to keep. The Rental Program provides the community with access to one of Portland’s most unique and recognizable venues and is a very popular option for independent filmmakers premiering their new work, fellow nonprofits in need of space to host a fundraising event, and community organizations wanting to educate the public about environmental, health, or social issues through film.

Click here for a rate sheet and technical specifications.

*Please note that the Hollywood Theatre is available for events which are considered, based on the sole judgment of management, to be consistent with our mission and image.  The space is not available for ceremonial events such as weddings, funerals, wakes, graduations or religious services.  Events that include a live band are discouraged, although acoustic musicians may be permissible provided that they play at a volume that doesn't interrupt the film-viewing experience of audiences in other auditoriums.  Please notify us during your initial inquiry if your event will require performance by a musician.

To be considered for the Rental Program, please complete the following INQUIRY FORM.

The Hollywood Theatre offers the following amenities:

  • Three auditoriums with a seating capacity that ranges from 111 to 384
  • A wide variety of projection capabilities, including digital, 35mm, and more
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual systems
  • P.A. systems
  • Stage lighting
  • Dressing rooms
  • Folding tables and chairs
  • A full-service concessions stand serving a variety of drinks (including draft beer, cider, and wine) and sundry snacks, including our acclaimed popcorn (voted the best in Portland!)
  • Technical staff
  • Front-of-house staff to take tickets and manage comp lists
  • Ticketing set-up and sales


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