Cinemas near me
Australia has 5 large Cinema or theatre chains and lots of small boutique theatres within Australia. We have created a list of near by cinemas you can find right by your home.
Hoyts Forest Hill 6
Hoyts Melbourne Central
Hoyts Victoria Gardens
Tea Tree Plaza
From its small beginnings, HOYTS cinemas have become one of the world’s leading entertainment corporations. HOYTS Australia and New Zealand owns and operates over 50 cinemas with over 400 screens and more than 50,000 seats. HOYTS cinemas are located in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and New Zealand.
Find your local HOYTS cinema HERE.
Here at HOYTS, we know that our people are our greatest asset. We currently employ over 3,000 employees and are constantly on the lookout for people who are adaptable, passionate and innovative to join our team. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise that our employees are all unique in their life experiences, skills and ability. We try to empower our workforce, and value the range of backgrounds that represent our employees through diversity and flexibility.
HOYTS is committed to giving back to the community. Through our Workplace Giving Program, we support five worthy causes that our employees feel passionately about. We are dedicated to supporting our charity partners and embodying our FIERCE values through volunteering, donating and skill-sharing. Our current charity partners include, RSPCA, Variety: The Children’s Charity, R U OK?, Redkite and The Motion Picture Benevolent Society.
Round Up for Charity
HOYTS has recently announced an exciting new way to allow our guests to help support our nominated charities, and forge connections between our teams and the community. Our guests will now have the option to ‘round up for charity’ at any HOYTS cinema point of sale. All proceeds will be equitably donated to HOYTS charity partners. You can help make a difference and support these worthy causes.
Find Village Cinemas near me.
Village Airport West
Village Cinemas Century City
Village Cinemas Knox
Village Cinemas Sunshine
Village Crown Centre 14
Village Jam Factory
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Village Triple Drive-In
Village Cinemas has been providing quality entertainment for Australian families since establishing one of the country’s first drive-in cinemas in 1954. Countless memories have been created in our cinemas, from those tentative first dates, to celebrating anniversaries in style, to seeing the kids’ faces light up in front of their favourite superheroes. We’re proud to have played a small part in these moments and are committed to continuously creating new ways to make the cinema experience more meaningful.
Over the years, we’ve developed a broad range of cinema experiences to cover all tastes and occasions. Whether you’re looking for family fun, a great girls’ night out, a luxury experience for a special occasion, expanding your horizons with foreign films and documentaries, or just to be blown away by the latest blockbuster, you can do it all at Village Cinemas.
Explore the range of Village Cinemas experiences below.
Moonlight Cinemas (Richmond)
Australia Fair Cinemas
Brisbane City Myer Centre
Garden City Mt Gravatt
Mackay Mount Pleasant
Maroochydore Sunshine Plaza
Moonlight Cinema Brisbane
Toowoomba Grand Central
Moonlight Cinema Perth
Moonlight Cinema Adelaide
Event Cinemas creates a world of entertainment experiences under the one roof. With state-of-the-art venues and cinemas, each experience is designed to offer our customers a choice in how they immerse in entertainment.
Immerse in a designer experience and see it in style with Event Boutique – an intimate cinema with a boutique vibe, featuring individually themed theatres, bespoke menus, designer recliners with footrests, waiter service to seat and state-of-the-art sound and projection.
Strut into modern luxury with Event Gold Class – the first class cinema experience, Lounge access, full dinner service at your fingertips, and reclining seats are just the beginning.
Launch into the max with Event V-Max – the biggest screens, widest choice of seating and the best in sound and picture.
Stride into epic and be shaken to the core with Event 4DX. A revolutionary cinematic experience, stimulating all five senses. 4DX takes the audience on a journey into the heart of the action.
Event Original delivers everything customers enjoy about cinema, making it a great value escape from the everyday.
The Event Cinema experience will never be the same again with ‘Your Cinema, Your Way’ seating options. Guests now have the choice to upgrade seats in select Event Original and Vmax auditoriums from double daybeds or full recliners.
The dining experience at Event Cinemas is far from being just about the popcorn – from Gold Class’ eclectic mix of the latest cocktails, beer and wine and a contemporary food selection, to Boutique’s menu that has been designed in collaboration with some of the best artisan and local producers; we deliver menus that continue to push the boundaries of premium in-cinema dining. Scoop Alley – the self-service candy bar, boasts an extensive range of the ultimate favourite cinema snacks and barista made coffee.
Exclusive to Event and BCC Cinemas, Parlour Lane Company brings a delicious new twist to the movie-going experience with four gourmet Popcorn flavours, and five indulgent Choc Top flavours, to suit any appetite or inclination.
To reward valued loyal customers, Event Cinemas has developed the largest club for cinema-goers in Australia – Cinebuzz. With over two million members, the program is a comprehensive mix of all cinema audience segment
Find palace movie theatre near me.
Antonio Zeccola’s involvement in film dates back to the 1960’s where his first foray into the motion picture industry was (like his father’s before him) a rented town hall screening films to small but enthusiastic audiences. His obvious passion and commitment translated into success very quickly and by the mid to late 1970’s Antonio operated a number of suburban cinemas including The Metropolitan in Brunswick, The Roma in Bourke Street and The Palace in Bourke Street from which the group derived its current corporate identity as Palace.
The group continued to flourish throughout the 1980’s and early 1990’s with the addition of a number of successful locations such as the Dendy Brighton, The Balwyn Cinema, as well as The Verona and Academy Cinema in Paddington, NSW. In the last 20 years Palace has continued to grow their captive audience with modernist expansions in Melbourne and Sydney, introductions in Brisbane, Byron Bay, Canberra and Perth, and preservation of heritage art-deco gems, such as The Astor Theatre, Australia’s longest-running single-screen venue. Today, Palace Cinemas comprises over 180 screens across 24 locations nationally that offer sophisticated comfort and a chance to escape and indulge.
The Astor Theatre (Classic films mostly)
The Kino (partnership)
Palace Central Platinum
Palace Norton Street
The Chauvel Cinema
Palace Raine Square Platinum
Palace Raine Square
Palace James St
Palace Electric Cinema
Level 2, North Quarter, Canberra Centre, 148 Bunda Street
Canberra City ACT 2600
Cnr of Old Cleveland & Cavendish
Coorparoo QLD 4151
+61 7 3493 3333
261-263 King Street
Newtown NSW 2042
+61 2 9550 5699
Portside Wharf, Remora Road
Hamilton QLD 4007
+61 7 3137 6000
The Dendy Icon group is one of Australia’s leading independent cinema and film distributors. Comprising of Icon Film Distribution and Dendy Cinemas.
The group focuses on quality feature films and alternative content within the Australian and New Zealand markets.
The group is owned by Mel Gibson and long-time producing partner Bruce Davey, who are the key principals behind the independent film company Icon Productions. Credits for Icon Productions include critically acclaimed and award-winning titles such as Braveheart, What Women Want, Passion of the Christ, We Were Soldiers, Apocalypto and Hacksaw Ridge.
Icon Film Distribution
Launched in Australia in 2002, Icon Film Distribution releases various hand-picked theatrical titles per annum. Drawing on its expertise in script analysis and development, Icon sources content from the world’s most prestigious film festivals, international film-markets and directly from producers. Icon Film is an ‘all rights’ business that distributes content throughout theatrical, home entertainment, ancillary, pay per view, digital, as well as pay and free television channels. Since inception, Icon’s titles have generated over $300 million at the box office in Australia and New Zealand including the following acclaimed releases: 12 Years a Slave, Zero Dark Thirty, The Queen, The Iron Lady, Slumdog Millionaire, RED, La Vie en Rose, Death at a Funeral, Last Cab to Darwin, Hacksaw Ridge, The Wife and Hotel Mumbai.
Icon entered the exhibition business in 2008, acquiring one of Australia’s leading independent cinema chains, Dendy Cinemas. Founded 80 years ago, Dendy Cinemas operates 43 screens across NSW, QLD and ACT, exhibiting the best in quality cinema and alternative content. As well as its core film programming, Dendy Cinemas is home to the vibrant Dendy Arts program which features Opera, Ballet, and world-class theatre productions from National Theatre Live, Royal Shakespeare Company and more. Dendy also plays host to various screening concepts including; Exclusive Previews, Q&A Screenings, Dendy Dames Events, High Tea Screenings and Senior’s Morning Teas. Dendy Cinemas proudly supports the local filmmaking and arts community through sponsorship of NIDA, Sydney Film Festival Awards, Tropfest and Flickerfest.
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The company was organized by James Cotter, who in late 1980s acquired the Reading Company, an American former railway company that held a portfolio of real estate properties. Through the rest of the 1990s, Cotter acquired, developed, and operated real estate properties, focusing on properties occupied by cinema exhibitors and live theatre operators. Most of the company’s holdings by this time were located far beyond the company’s historical native ground of Pennsylvania’s coal mines. Reading entered Australia in 1995 and New Zealand in 1997, developing a chain of multiplex cinemas that operated under the Reading banner and exhibited mainstream films. Domestically, Reading pursued a more offbeat business direction, acquiring an art-house theatre at the historic Cable Building in Lower Manhattan in 1996 that operated under the name Angelika Film Center. The company also acquired and expanded a chain of multiplex cinemas throughout the island of Puerto Rico.
James Cotter died in 2014, leaving the company to his son James Jr., and his daughters Ellen and Margaret. In 2017, the California Supreme Court insisted that a temporary trustee be appointed to the company following a dispute over the management of the company between James Jr. and Ellen.
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La Trobe University Cinema
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Mid City Chinatown Cinema
Moonlight Cinema Melbourne
Arcadia Twin Cinemas
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre
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Club X Cinema
Cooma Twin Cinema
Fay’s Twin Cinema
Forum Cinema 6
Great Lakes Cinema 3
Gundaroo Soldiers Memorial Hall
Harbour City Cinema
Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace
Heddon Greta Drive-In
Hornsby Odeon Cinema
Lilac City Cinema
Metro 5 Cinemas
Metro Cinemas Lake Haven
Montreal Community Theatre
Moonlight Cinema Sydney
Mt. Vic Flicks
Norton Street Cinemas
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