Hire Us

Hire Us


The Rio is a unique and amazing venue to host your event in the cultural heart of Hackney. What ever your event, be it film, music, private party or as filming location for film, television, advertising or editorial, the Rio team will be happy to help with every aspect of the hire you desire.





The Cinema features:


  • 400 seat capacity
  • Large stage (27x11 ft)
  • State of the art digital projection facilities* & 35mm projector
  • Dolby sound 5.1
  • 3 Dynamic Microphones and lectern available
  • 2 Dimmable spots (general stage wash) + 1 focus spot
  • Corporate digital presentation facilities
  • Fully licensed bar/cafe
  • Late License Fri+Sat
  • Green Room


Prices


  • SCREEN 1 (402 seats and 3 wheelchair spaces)

Weekday matineefrom  £275 per hour + VAT

Weedend matinee from £325 per hour + VAT

Private Late night from 23.30 on a Friday or Saturday £500 +VAT (private events only, otherwise matinee pricing applies)


  • SCREEN 2 (29 seats and 1 wheelchair space)

Matinees from £200 per hour + VAT

Private Late night from 23.30 on a Friday or Saturday from £325 +VAT (private events only, otherwise matinee pricing applies)


For more information, or to check availability, please fill out the form below.


* Hire rates don't include films licences and transport. Films are shown on DCP format only. Conversion to DCP is possible on site for an extra fee:

Short Film DCP (5 – 30 mins total length) £30

Feature Film DCP (30 – 120 mins total length) £70

Discounted cluster conversions can be discussed with individual contributors, EG festivals.



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