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Facilities Hiring

Cinema (For Film-related Activities Only)

Ordinary Bookings

Ordinary booking applications (for film-related activities only) are accepted on a half-yearly basis during the sixth month prior to the month of hire and processed in one lot.  This mean that -

Booking applications should be forwarded in For dates in
January July - December of the same year
July January - June of the subsequent year

If there is more than one applicant applying for the same slot, the applications will be considered in accordance with the nature and duration of the proposed function, and the organising ability and nature of the applicant.

Late Bookings

Applications received after the Ordinary Booking Period are considered as Late Bookings, and will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Applications received less than 14 days prior to the date of hire for will be considered on individual merit. 

Basic Hire Charges

Item Normal Rate Concessionary Rate (Note 1)
(1) Basic charge for each function not exceeding 3 hours (with air conditioning, projection, sound services and basic ushering service) $1,500 * $750 *
(2) Charge for each half hour or part thereof in excess of 3 hours $300 $150

Note 1: Concessionary Rates for Non-profit Organisations Scheme is available for eligible non-profit-making organisations.

The rates marked with an asterisk (*) for functions at the Cinema are the basic charges only.  The actual hire charges payable shall be the said basic charges or 10% of the gross ticket proceeds per function, whichever is the greater.

For the purpose of calculating the gross ticket proceeds, complimentary tickets not exceeding 6 seats per function in the Cinema will not be taken into account.  Any quantities in excess will be regarded as tickets sold at the top price category as shown on the ticket price scale approved by the Hong Kong Film Archive.

[Download Booking Arrangement](PDF format)
[Download Booking Application Form](PDF format)
[Download Scale of Hire Charges](PDF format)

Please contact the Administration and Venue Management Unit of Hong Kong Film Archive for more details:
Tel: (852) 2119 7385
Fax: (852) 2311 5229
Address: 50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong

Cinema

The Cinema located on the 1st floor, is furnished with 35 mm and 16 mm film projectors that can run at various speeds, a high-definition projection equipment and digital cinema server suitable for projecting films of various formats, an adjustable screen that can accommodate different aspect ratios and a high quality sound system.

The Cinema caters not only for film screenings but also for conferences and lectures.  The stage front (about one metre in depth) can be extended.  Stage lighting and public address system are also available.

Seating capacity: 125 seats and 4 wheelchair spaces

Exhibition Hall (For Film-related Activities Only)

Ordinary Bookings

Ordinary booking applications (for film-related activities only) are accepted on a half-yearly basis during the sixth month prior to the month of hire and processed in one lot.  This mean that -

Booking applications should be forwarded in For dates in
January July - December of the same year
July January - June of the subsequent year

If there is more than one applicant applying for the same slot, the applications will be considered in accordance with the nature and duration of the proposed function, and the organising ability and nature of the applicant.

Late Bookings

Applications received after the Ordinary Booking Period are considered as Late Bookings, and will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Applications received less than 14 days prior to the date of hire for will be considered on individual merit.

Basic Hire Charges

Item Basic Charges Concessionary Rate (Note 1)
(1) Basic charge for each day (10am-8pm with air conditioning, display panels and ceiling spot lights) $5,000 ** $1,750
(2) Basic charge for 7 consecutive days (Tuesday excluded) $24,500 ** $8,580
(3) Charge for additional booking of a 3-hour session for set-up or dismantling (8-11pm) $2,000 ** -

Note 1: Concessionary Rates for Non-profit Organisations Scheme is available for eligible non-profit-making organisations.

For functions at the Exhibition Hall which involve sale of any of the exhibits, the rate marked with an asterisk (**) comprises the basic charges only.  The actual hire charges payable for each day to which the rates relates shall be double the amount of the said basic charges.  Applicants eligible for the Concessionary Rates for Non-profit Organisations Scheme can enjoy waiver of the "Charges Based on Sales".

[Download Booking Arrangement](PDF format)
[Download Booking Application Form](PDF format)
[Download Scale of Hire Charges](PDF format)

Please contact the Administration and Venue Management Unit of Hong Kong Film Archive for more details:
Tel: (852) 2119 7385
Fax: (852) 2311 5229
Address: 50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong

The Archive exhibition hall

Located on the ground floor, the Exhibition Hall fitted with demountable railed modular display panels, multi-directional spotlights, video projectors as well as a public address system, is suitable for holding film-related exhibitions, ceremonies and receptions, etc.

Area: 200 sq. m.

Ceiling height: 3 m.