Outdoor Cinema Hire Brisbane

Grab your popcorn and experience our state-of-the-art open air cinemas for what’s sure to be a night of beautiful memories.

A clear, warm night in Brisbane offers the perfect backdrop for your medium to large cinema event where our team delivers presentation, quality and an excellent experience for your guests.

Going back as early as the 1920s, outdoor movies have been a favourite pastime for families, couples and friends alike. It’s a community-spirited, big-screen celebration of latest releases, movie classics, cartoons, and old-fashioned, outdoor fun. Shortly before dusk, people of all ages arrive carrying blankets, lawn chairs, inflatable beds and sofas. Then they will lounge on the grass and inhale the fresh evening breeze while watching their favourite movies under the stars. If the movies are themed, perhaps the viewers are even dressed in costumes and other fun attire.

Our massive Spectrum cinema SuperScreen (8m wide x 4.5m high) is combined with a state-of-the-art sound system that is equal, if not better, to any indoor cinema movie experience. There’s nothing quite like watching films in the great outdoors with a delicious range of food choices.

So bring your friends, come often, have fun and spread the word.  We’re perfect for medium to large size events, parties and sporting events. This is the way nights in Brisbane were meant to be enjoyed!

Our Brisbane Cinema Hire Services

Spectrum provides a number of regular outdoor cinema events for corporate and governmental bodies, including a seven-year partnership with City of Gold Coast. We’ve delivered hundreds of seamless, professional events to date, with a focus on superior client and guest care.

Create your dream event with our trailer-mounted SuperScreen:

  • Our setup is strong and versatile, enabling us create events at unique locations
  • We can work on uneven sites with our exclusive “Level-True” levelling system
  • The screen can endure up to 25 knot winds which inflatable screens can’t handle. This means that in the event of inclement weather your event is more likely to proceed.

We also have an absolutely huge inflatable screen for those locations that are more protected. See below for more details on each setup.

Chat to our team about your event and together, we’ll create a night to remember!

For your outdoor cinema event we can also provide, or arrange for provision of, the following:

  • Food trucks
  • Popcorn
  • Coffee cart
  • Sausage sizzle
  • Face Painter
  • Jumping Castle
  • Generator
  • Toilets
  • Security Guards

Trailer-Mounted System

Specifications

Screen size

8m wide x 4.5m high
(standing 2m abov e the ground and totalling 6.5m high)
* Can be comfortably viewed by up to 1500 people.

Sound

4 x JBL 1000w powered speakers
Yamaha multi-channel mixer
Wireless radio microphone

Projector

High Definition Data Projector 12,000 lumens

Media

Various computer video/graphic formats (ie: mkv, mpg, mp4, avi, jpg, png, etc)
(Advertising in any of these formats can also be projected.)

Other

Spectator lighting, for before and after the movie

Inflatable System

Specifications

Screen size

8m wide x 4.5m high
(standing 1.5m above the ground and totalling 6m high)
* Can be comfortably viewed by up to 1500 people.

Sound

4 x JBL 1000w powered speakers
Yamaha multi-channel mixer
Wireless radio microphone

Projector

High Definition Data Projector 12,000 lumens

Media

Various computer video/graphic formats (ie: mkv, mpg, mp4, avi, jpg, png, etc)
(Advertising in any of these formats can also be projected.)

FAQs

What size is the outdoor movie screen?

We have 2 large outdoor movie screens, measuring 8m high x 4.5m wide.  See the Outdoor Cinema page for full details on both systems.

Our newest addition is a long-term semi-permanent screen. See the Convertible Screen page for details.

Can it be used in the daytime?

Just like a drive-in, it can't be used during the day as there is too much ambient light for the projection to show.

If you need a daylight screen, have a look at large LCD/LED screens.

What is the "seating" capacity?

Our outdoor movie setup can accommodate around 1,500 people comfortably.

What sort of things can I show on the screen?

Anything!!

For example:

  • Movies (licensing required)
  • Advertising slideshow
  • Home movies
  • Student productions
  • Short film festivals
  • Live action (eg: from a stage)
  • Games Console (eg: PlayStation, Wii)
  • Television broadcasts (eg: State of Origin)
How much does it cost to licence a movie?

Movie licensing fees vary according to location, estimated crowd numbers, etc. Fees are usually in the ballpark of $600-$800, however school groups generally have a lower price.

Who do you recommend for our movie choices and licensing needs?

We use Roadshow Public Performance Licensing for our licensing requirements.

You can contact John Anderson from Roadshow Public Performance Licensing on phone 07) 3343 9361 or by email at [email protected]

Alternatively, you can contact Amalgamated Movies -
Phone: (07) 4787 1086
Fax: 07) 4787 1157
Email: [email protected]

Roadshow contact page:
https://roadshowppl.com.au/wpAbout/Contact.aspx

Amalgamated contact page:
http://www.amalgamatedmovies.com/contact.html

What would I use it for?

Some of the great events we use our big-screen outdoor cinema setup for are:

  • Movies in the Park
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Movies by the Lake
  • Movies on the Beach
  • Outdoor Cinema by the Sea
  • Cinema under the Stars

Alternatively, if you’re having a corporate event or conference you could help your guests to defrag, relax and rejuvenate by giving them a relaxing night under the stars.   In your private viewing you can include food trucks, drinks, bean bags… you could even screen a montage of the days’ events.  What a great way to add value to your attendees.

What about my location / the weather?

Commencing the provision of outdoor cinema in 2003 means we now have nearly 20 years’ experience in this arena and have endured all manner of locations - from beaches to rooftops - plus years of the unpredictable Queensland weather. 

Ready to get started?

Give us a call to discuss how an outdoor cinema could make your event shine.