The 20 x 26m screen and 500-capacity luxury auditorium is perfect for major film premieres, product launches and awards ceremonies. Upstairs, the first floor foyer is a brilliant space for receptions, photoshoots, product launches and other functions.

BFI IMAX is operated by Odeon Cinemas on behalf of the BFI. For BFI IMAX hire call the Odeon venue hire team on  020 7766 1895  or use the contact form.

BFI IMAX facilities

BFI IMAX is:

  • fully licensed to serve alcoholic drinks and air-conditioned.
  • able to use IMAX 2D and 3D, 70mm and 35mm film projectors.
  • located one minute from London Waterloo train and Underground stations.
  • available for daytime and evening hire

BFI IMAX auditorium

The BFI IMAX auditorium has 500 seats in 15 rows of seats, including ones with wheelchair access, so everyone can clearly see the screen.

As well as having the biggest screen in Britain, it’s also one of the best equipped for sound and projection technology, and you can set up temporary stages in front of the screen to introduce your event.

BFI IMAX ground floor

The ground floor at BFI IMAX is a great space for a reception, with capacity for 450 guests standing or 200 seated for dinner.

We’ve hosted events here for Disney, Warner Bros, Hachette and London Business Forum.

BFI IMAX first floor

The first floor foyer can be adapted for launch events, dinner parties, brand presentations or receptions for up to 450 people.

With our suppliers we can take care of all the catering for your event – get in touch and we’ll arrange a free tasting session for you.