Maysles Cinema is available to rent for private and public screenings, press screenings, premieres, work-in-progress screenings, week long runs, Oscar qualifying runs and DCP tests. Our cinema is now outfitted with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound and a NEC iS-8-2K DLP Projector. The screen size is 13' x 5'. Maysles Cinema is 51 seats.

Our downstairs reception area is available to rent as well as our cinema. The reception area can also be used as an additional screening room, (for Blu-ray, DVD, Computer only). The cinema capacity is 51 people and the reception area capacity is 60 seated and 110 standing.

Hourly Rates

  • $250/hrweekdays 9am—6pm
  • $350/hr*weekends & evenings 6pm—12am
  • *3 hour minimum

Cinema Rental Packages

  • $5,000oscar-qualifying run
  • $5,000full week run 7:30pm
  • $7,000full week run, twice per day
  • $1,000mon–sun 7:30pm
  • $800mon–thurs 10pm
  • $750mon–thurs 12pm, 2:30pm, or 5pm
  • $500*mon–sun 10am
  • *additional $100 fee for screening available to the general public and includes ticket sales

Rentals Include

  • Use of cinema and downstairs reception and overflow screening area
  • 25% discount for non-profit organizations
  • First 1/2 hour and last 1/2 hour free
  • One projectionist/house manager
  • Ticket taker, if needed
Supported Screening Formats
  • DCP
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD
  • Apple ProRes (via HDMI connection)
  • 16mm in select cases

For further information please feel free to contact us at
Email: rentals@maysles.org
Phone: (212) 537-6843

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