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Bijou Theater Non-Class Use


Room A212

Non-Class Use

Managed and scheduled by the Library, the Bijou Theater seats 120.

The Bijou may be scheduled for classes requiring multi-media projection; visiting artist / filmmaker screenings and presentations; for groups larger than 50; and for student, faculty, staff or alumni screenings.

Individuals who schedule screenings that are not in-class face to face teaching take full responsibility for acquiring the appropriate
permissions from the copyright holder.  Admission fees or donations
cannot be charged. 

For more information, please see the Library Moving Image Copyright Policy.

Use Fees

Notify Film Services Manager one week in advance if a class / event is canceled, or scheduled use will be billed.

Use Fees paid prior to use.
Regular hours
- $15.00 per hour
After Hours -
$25.00 per hour


After the last scheduled class and weekends
Monday-Thursday   after 7pm or 10pm 
Friday                     after 7pm
Saturday                 all hours
Sunday                   prior to 7pm & after 10pm

Bijou Festival Week
Monday-Thursday   after all class screenings, usually after 12 midnight

Monday-Thursday   all hours

To Schedule

  1. Reservation confirmation depends on the Bijou availability, projectionist availability, approval, and payment.
  2. Contact the Film Services Manager and submit a Bijou Theater Reservation Form at least two weeks in advance.
  3. Fill out an Event Checklist, have Film Services Manager sign it and submit it to the Mailroom.
  4. Pay by cash / check
    1. Take the approved Bijou Theater Reservation Form to the Cashier’s window.
    2. Make checks payable to California Institute of the Arts.
      Cashier’s hours: Monday-Friday 9am-12 noon & 1- 4 pm
    3. Return the cashier’s receipt to Film Services Manager to confirm your reservation.
  5. Pay by internal Recharge
    1. Contact your school or department accounting manager to submit the 'account activity code' to the Film Services Manager.
    2. Film Services Manager must have the 'account activity code' to confirm the reservation.

    Projection Capability

    Digital cinema, DCP
    35mm &16mm film
    All Region Blu-ray, DVD & VHS
    Quicktime files
    Computer presentation capability
    Betacam / Betacam SP/SX/IMX / Digital Betacam
    Mini-DV & DVCAM (NTSC and PAL)

    For assistance, please contact:

    Amy Basen

    Film Services Manager 



    Karen Baxter

    Visual Arts Librarian




    Last edited by susan on Jul 28, 2015
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