Event Cinemas

Event Cinemas across Australia reopen for private cinema sessions

July 31, 2020

For a limited time, groups of up to 20 are now able to head along to their nearest Event Cinemas and indulge in their own private film screening. Through August, Event Cinemas’ complexes will be open for bookings despite COVID-19 putting a major break on new film releases, instead welcoming groups that will be able […]

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Event Boutique: Inside Sydney’s new luxury cinemas

June 24, 2019

In an effort to offer a more immersive and quirkier experience for Sydney’s cinema enthusiasts, the team behind Event Cinemas George Street in the CBD have launched two brand new concepts collectively dubbed Australia’s “first Instagrammable cinema” as Event Boutique. Marrying Event Cinemas with the rich heritage of the EVENT-owned State Theatre and the signature […]

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KinoKonzert. Live! to present live music with a cinematic twist in Sydney

July 11, 2018

KinoKozert. Live! looks to shake up the movie -going experience with a unique series, blending film and music, while featuring some of the most talented musicians from Australia and Germany. Presented by the Goethe-Institut Australia, KinoKonzert. Live! will start 14 July with Crossroads, a modern silent film written and directed by Berlin underground legends “Alexander Hacke and […]

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Jessica Chastain to attend Q&A event in Sydney for Molly’s Game

January 19, 2018

Golden Globe award winning actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) is set to visit Sydney later this month in a brief promotional tour for her latest film, the biographical thriller Molly’s Game. Based on the true story of world-class skier turned Hollywood poker princess Molly Bloom, Molly’s Game has already earned Chastain her fifth Globe […]

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Cult classics to screen at Event Cinemas in Sydney, Innaloo and Brisbane as In The House returns this July

June 22, 2017

Kill Bill. The Matrix. Die Hard 2. Poltergeist. Your popcorn favourites are set to return to the big screen in July exclusively to Event Cinemas as part of the ‘In The House’ Festival, showcasing some of the greatest cult classics over the last 40 years. The event will run exclusively at the Sydney, Innaloo and Brisbane […]

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Director Edgar Wright and stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James will be attending the red carpet premiere of Baby Driver in Sydney

June 19, 2017

To help celebrate the release of Baby Driver, Stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James will join writer-director Edgar Wright in Sydney for the Australian Premiere. The premiere will take place on Wednesday 12th July, 2017 at Event Cinemas, George St. The trio will walk the red carpet, before joining Australian director George Miller on stage to introduce […]

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New fundraising Q&A event series “The Artists Room” launches with David Wenham and Gettin’ Square

May 18, 2017

Event Cinemas on George Street in Sydney has announced a one-of-a-kind event later this month, that will allow cinema lovers to see Australian actor David Wenham in a live 1-hour Q&A. Hosted by Luke Buckmaster, the insightful event will see the Lord of the Rings offer sage advice on the industry. This will immediately be followed by a screening […]

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Messed up horror film The Evil Within is getting some Australian screenings

April 21, 2017

Bounty Films has announced Melbourne and Brisbane screenings of twisted, meth-fuelled, cult film, The Evil Within.  The Evil Within will be screening in Melbourne at the Astor Theatre on the 25th of April at 9.30pm and the Lido Cinemas on the 28th of April at 9.00pm. Then in Brisbane at the Event Cinemas Myer Centre at the on 14th of […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story pre-sale tickets sell like hotcakes as fans rush to secure tickets

December 1, 2016

On Monday (November 28) morning, HOYTS cinemas witnessed a huge uptake on ticket sales as soon as presales became available for highly-anticipated film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Due to high demand, HOYTS have been putting together additional sessions for the film title. HOYTS Belconnen are up to their fourth midnight session to keep […]

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‘In the House’ returns to Event Cinemas next month with screenings of Donnie Darko, The Thing and more!

June 16, 2016

Event Cinema’s ‘In the House’ cult screenings return to their George Street location in Sydney this July, bringing cult classics from the last 40 years back to the big screen. Audiences can catch screenings of films like Francis Ford Coppola’s seminal gangsta flick  The Godfather (1972), Ridley Scott’s nightmare Aliens (1979) in 70mm and fantasy cult classic Big Trouble […]

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Tropfest will be shown across eight live sites in Australia

February 4, 2016

Tropfest made an announcement on Tuesday that it will be shown across eight live venues in NSW, QLD, SA and WA. The film festival is making its triumphant return on Valentines Day, Sunday 14 February 2016, making it such great news for film enthusiasts and creatives alike! With the incredible support of CGU Insurance, the […]

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Film Review: Rurouni Kenshin, 16th Japanese Film Festival – Event Cinemas George Street

November 26, 2012

The live action adaptation of popular manga series Rurouni Kenshin (aka Samurai X) has proven itself a box office hit in Japan and it seems news travels fast, with original and encore sessions at the 16th Japanese Film Festival screenings selling out. A 45 minute delay caused by technical issues did little to deter an eager crowd, who lined […]

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