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Film & Image Services

Bijou Theater

Bijou Theater

Library Film Services manages the Bijou Theater.  The Bijou seats 120.

The Bijou operates primarily during the regular academic year (Fall and Spring semester) and may be scheduled for CalArts classes and some non-class usage.  After Class Hours (late evenings during Fall and Spring semester, weekends and summer) cannot be guaranteed.

PLEASE NOTE: MASKS ARE REQUIRED AND FOOD AND DRINKS ARE RESTRICTED FOR ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS FALL 2022.

Bijou may be scheduled for

  • Visiting artist / filmmaker screenings sponsored by a faculty or school program.
  • Faculty, student, staff, or alumni screenings of their work to the CalArts community.
  • Meetings or other special events for groups larger than 50.
  • Select screenings that are approved by Library Film Services that require a license or written permission from the copyright holder that augment research, study or another academic purpose.

Copyright Clearance

  • Screenings other than face to face, classroom presentations with the instructor present are considered a ‘public performance’.  Public performance of a film requires that a license and/or the written permission of the copyright holder be obtained.  (Classroom Use Exemption to Copyright law (17 U.S.C. §110(1))

 

Schedule & Fees

To Schedule

Class Use 

The Bijou can be scheduled for a single or semester-long class.  

Non-Class Use 

The Bijou can also be scheduled on a case-by-case basis for non-class use including visiting artist lectures, meetings, individual screenings, etc.


Fees help support projectionists pay, supplies, equipment, facilities maintenance and upgrades.

Projection Capability

  • DCP
  • 35mm & 16mm film
  • Quicktime files
  • All Region Blu-ray, DVD & VHS
  • Mini-DV & DVCAM (NTSC and PAL)

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24700 McBean Pkwy
Valencia, CA 91355
661.253.7889

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