Private Cinema and Event Space

The Backlot Perth is a purpose built private screening room for film and corporate presentations. Nestled between Northbridge and Leederville, on the outskirts of Perth’s CBD, The Backlot Perth features a 50 seat screening and presentation room, lounge and bar area, providing plenty of options for hosting your important guests.

The ideal location for staff training, product launches, client presentations, social club gatherings and interstate conferencing, we can tailor the venue services to meet the specific requirements of each individual client. From recent movie releases to corporate digital presentations to DVD/Blu-ray. The Backlot Perth is equipped to show it all.


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Events

Events at The Backlot Perth cover all spheres of entertainment. Whether you are looking to treat your staff or clients to a special screening, host a product launch or throw a function for your social club, we provide a flexible, boutique and private environment. Contact us to see how we can make your event truly memorable –perth@thebacklotstudios.com

  • Private Function Space and Cinema

    A stunning mural of Heath Ledger as The Joker, painted by Archibald Prize winning artist Vincent Fantauzzo, looks over a beautifully appointed bar and lounge space. Guests won’t help but be impressed by the 7.4m x 4.2m silver screen, Dolby Digital 7.1 sound and 50 luxurious leather seats within the state-of-the-art cinema.

  • Christmas Parties

    Do something different this Christmas! Reward your team with a unique cinema experience, with hospitality, in a space that’s exclusively yours.

  • Big Screen Gaming

    Big games and big names deserve to be seen on the big screen. The latest games on the latest systems, we can hook you up for a gaming experience that will make you forget you played any other way.

  • Sports on the Big Screen

    Immerse yourself in the game and feel like you’re on the field alongside your favourite team at The Backlot Perth. Get your mates together, cheer on your team and don’t miss a single hit, bounce, throw, kick, shot or stroke.

Corporate

The Backlot Perth is a boutique, state-of-the-art facility designed to ensure your presentations, films and conferences are presented at the highest possible standard. We know how important your staff, clients and customers are to you and we work closely with you to ensure your organisation is presented professionally at every turn.

  • Presentations

    Give your guests the most incredible presentation possible. Deliver your message and bring your product or service to life by projecting it onto the big screen while your guests relax in comfort. Special built-in features within the cinema allow you to deliver your presentation without compromise and create a truly memorable experience.

  • Launches

    A product launch has one goal – to put your product or service firmly in the minds and memories of your guests. Let your staff and clients feel the rumble of the engine with our Dolby Digital 7.1 sound, swim through crystal blue waters with 3D technology and see a kaleidoscope of colour with the highest quality projection.

  • Services

    Our team at The Backlot Perth are on hand to ensure your presentation or launch is flawless. We liaise with your team to arrange all the fine details of your event, including catering, staff, theming and generally ensure your guests feel welcome at every instance.

  • Facilities

    The Backlot Perth offers absolute comfort for 50 guests with leather armchairs. A flexible entertaining space includes a bar / service area with a coffee machine for fresh brews. Lecturn, microphone, wifi are available and we and we can even project your organisation’s logo onto the big screen to greet everyone upon entry.

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Post Production

  • The Backlot Post utilises The Backlot Studios’ private cinema facilities (also in Melbourne and coming soon to Brisbane), where our team & clients can mix in style within our stunning 7.1 cinema environment, with additional audio services including pre-mix, foley, sound design and ADR conducted from our purpose built audio production facility). View the Facebook page here.

  • Working with our partner DDP Studios, The Backlot Post has expanded its capability to offer clients onset data management solutions, digital dailies, conform, edit, Digital intermediate and colour grading, mastering, VFX, title credit design and the full suite of media deliverables including digital cinema packages.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I buy tickets?

    The Backlot Perth is a presentation and event space for private hire only. With an exciting array of uses and options, The Backlot Perth is the perfect venue for corporate presentations, staff training, client and staff incentive nights, social club gatherings, conferencing and anything else you can come up with.

    We don’t sell tickets to the general public.

  • Is the venue private?

    Yes. Clients will never be required to share the facility with another group. Once The Backlot Perth has been booked, your group or organisation has exclusive and private use of the venue for the booked time.

  • What does a booking give me?

    A booking at The Backlot Perth entitles you to a two hour presentation, plus a thirty minute window for guest arrivals. You also gain access to the bar and Lounge area should you wish to use it.

  • What types of bookings do you accept?

    The Backlot Perth is a venue for the film industry and corporate community. We accept most bookings however we do not accept birthday parties, bucks / hens days or similar. We have recommendations for some great alternative venues though!

  • Are there group discounts?

    We don’t as a rule have a group discount policy, although there are special industry rates for the film industry only.

  • How do I book The Backlot Perth?

    You can book The Backlot Perth by visiting in person (by appointment) or you can call us on (08) 9227 1837. Alternatively, you can send us an email to perth@thebacklotstudios.com.  You can book online here.

  • How do I know which movies I can choose from?

    The Backlot Perth has a catalogue of films available to choose from. This catalogue is updated regularly to ensure you have the full range of films from which to pick. This catalogue will be sent to you during the booking process.

  • What time are you open?

    As we are a private venue for hire, The Backlot Perth is not open to the general public.

    Our doors open half an hour prior to a booking. Should you wish to arrive early to set up or stay late to mingle after your event, prior arrangement must be made with The Backlot Perth.

  • Do you accept credit cards?

    We accept all major cards, except American Express.

  • Where are you located?

    We are at 21 Simpson St, West Perth. Check out Google Maps for directions.

  • How big is the screen?

    Our silver screen is 7.4m(w) x 4.2m(h).

  • What sound do you have?

    We are running Dolby Digital 7.1 sound.

  • Is parking available?

    Yes, The Backlot Perth has 9 dedicated car bays on site. There is also ample street parking available in the surrounding area with a 2 hour limit during business hours and with no limit after hours and on weekends.

  • Do you show 3D? Do you provide glasses?

    We sure do have 3D screening capabilities. If you wish to show a 3D movie, glasses will be charged at $1 a pair. These are then yours to keep. If you have a pair of 3D glasses at home you are welcome to bring them along .

  • How many seats do you have?

    The Backlot Perth holds 50 luxurious leather seats for your comfort. These seats are configured with 5 rows of 10 seats each.

  • Can I use my own catering company?

    We do allow clients to use their own catering as long as we are advised at the time of booking. Certain charges may still apply (eg glasswear hire).

  • How do I join or leave the email list?

    The is a link on our website from which you can join or leave our mailing list. We will contact you once a month with cool and interesting info!

  • I think I left something behind! Do you have a lost property?

    We do have a Lost Property of sorts. If you do happen to leave something behind, give us a call or shoot us an email and we can have a look for you.

  • Do you have disabled access?

    We sure do! We believe nobody should be excluded from the awesomeness that is The Backlot Perth. Our entry way and floor space is nice and wide for access, our auditorium has a couple of great viewing platforms and we’ve also installed a disabled loo.

  • Can I get a refund?

    The Backlot Perth does not offer refunds.

    However, should you wish to make a cancellation, a minimum of 7 days’ notice must be given for a full refund of any monies paid. If you don’t like a film then that’s something you should really take up with the director. Coming to us and saying you “Don’t Get” The Tree Of Life will not cut the mustard. Telling us that The Room is awful will just get you laughed at.

Enquiries and Contact

Send Us a message

The Backlot Perth

21 Simpson Street, West Perth, WA, 6005

(08) 92271837
Ian Hale - 0410 876 747

The Backlot Melbourne

65 Haig Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006

Directors: Tony Ianiro - 0450 858 787 / Mark D'Angelo - 0425 717 832

The Backlot Brisbane

Details coming soon.