About the Theater

Established in 1991, Ocean Screening is well known by Los Angeles distributors and film critics. Ocean Screening serves all the major motion picture studios including Universal, Disney and Sony. Located just two blocks from the world-famous Pacific Park in Santa Monica. Ocean Screening is the only theater in Los Angeles where your audience can experience a breathtaking vista of the Pacific Ocean from the theater entrance.

Seating Capacity
Seats up to 58 people
45 Large, Executive Style Seats
13 additional seats available
Validated parking
(Valet or Self-Park)
Screen Size
5.5m wide by 2.4m tall
(18 feet wide by 8 feet tall)
White Screen
(Stewart seamless)
Wifi Internet
Pandora House Music
Bottled Water
Red Vines

Reception Area

Reception Area
Semi-private reception area available.
Tripods for movie posters


Digital Cinema
Quicktime Playback
Quicktime DNx (Avid)
Quicktime ProRes (Final Cut)
Avid Playback
Avid Media
Stereo,LCR,5.1 audio
Optical Formats
Tape Formats
DigiBeta / BetaSP
DVCAM / miniDV
3/4" U-Matic
1/2" VHS / SVHS


D-Cine Projector
Christie CP2000-X
2K 3-chip DMD DLP Cinema™
(2048 x 1080 pixels)
2000:1 Contrast Ratio
21,000 Ansi Lumens
3D Systems
Dolby 3D
Xpand 3D
Christie CineIPM
Cinema Server
Dolby DSS200
Audio System
Surround Sound System
(7.1 and 5.1 capable)
Dolby CP750 Processor
(Remote Volume Control in Theater)
JBL Speakers

Restaurants and Catering

For pre- or post-screening entertainment, four world class restaurants are located adjacent to the theater.  Each offers a formal dining area and bar for your guests and can serve your formal reception needs and cater your events. Other great restaurants are in the area, ranging from Hollywood favorite Boa to the gourmet bistro JiRaffe to Ye Old King's Head Pub, all in easy walking distance. Santa Monica's renowned Third Street Promenade, with plenty of restaurants, classy shopping and talented street entertainers, is located only two blocks away.

Sushi Roku


Sushi Roku combines the finest, freshest fish from pristine waters around the globe with the kind of artistry that can only be provided by a mature sushi chef ensuring superlative traditional sushi, together with a splash of California innovation.

Robata Bar


Robata Bar evokes the spirit of an authentic Japanese pub serving Robatayaki, sushi, and Japanese brews. This casual and lively contemporary space by Innovative Dining Group are located next to IDG’s popular Sushi Roku on Santa Monica Boulevard and Ocean Avenue