Hosting an upcoming event? The Clairidge and Cinema 505 offer lots of possibilities for your next birthday party, client event, independent film screening and more!

The Clairidge

Great for birthday parties and other screening events
Located at 486 Bloomfield Avenue inside of the Hinck Building
Rentals are in 3-hour time blocks


* Theaters 1 and 2 are only available in certain circumstances and subject to approval of the programming team.

Theater availability is dependent on our schedule and your anticipated attendance

All personal projects must be delivered to The Clairidge Management staff 72 hours prior to the rental date in order to perform a quality check on the material. Montclair Film and The Clairidge are not responsible or liable for any issues that occur during projection if the rental party fails to provide screening discs at least 72 hours in advance. Accepted formats: DCP, .mp4, .mov, DVD, or BluRay



Versatile private event space that can be set up for cinema screenings or cocktail parties

Located at 505 Bloomfield Avenue in the Montclair Film Headquarters
Rentals are in 4-hour time blocks


View Our Cinema Setup 



Is there parking available on-site?

  • The closest paid parking is available in the Crescent Parking Deck located behind Church Street and in the North Fullerton Parking Deck located across Bloomfield Avenue, between Park Street and North Fullerton Avenue.
  • Click Here for the township’s website and parking map.

What accessibility accommodations are available at The Clairidge?

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Are Outside Food and Drink allowed?

Outside food and drink are allowed for private rentals (with some limitations).
No alcohol allowed at The Clairidge at this time. Alcohol is allowed at Cinema505, with proper state permits applied for and approved 22 days prior to event.

Is there a discount if you are a Montclair Film member?

We offer a 15% discount on our rental fee and a 10% discount on concessions to any Montclair Film members. For information about how to become a member, please click here.

Want to book an event?

Fill out our Event Inquiry form and someone will get back to you within 48 hours.

Have specific questions regarding your event?