Film/Video Theater

The 298-seat Film/Video Theater features comfortable seating, excellent sightlines, and versatile equipment. The theater is suitable for meetings, lectures, and symposia, as well as film events. Programs in the theater can be complemented by receptions in the lower lobby and café area.

The theater is equipped to project films and videos in standard U.S. formats and can often accommodate standard international formats (such as PAL or non-Region 1 DVDs) as well. Projection from digital media and slides is available for lectures or similar presentations.

Projection equipment includes:
Dual 35mm/70mm Kinoton DP-75 projectors
Dual 16mm Kinoton FP-18 projectors
Super-8 projector
2” x 2” slide projectors
Video projector
Video playback in VHS, 3/4" U-Matic, Beta, Beta-SP, DigiBeta, DVCAM/MiniDV, DVD, and computer VGA /audio output
Audio playback from CD or audio cassette

Please note: We strongly suggest that non–US format video, DVD-R discs, and videos embedded in computer presentations be tested in advance.

Rental Info

Renting the Film/Video Theater is a privilege reserved for corporate and individual donors to the Wexner Center, nonprofit groups, and Ohio State University departments and units. Find out more on the Rentals page.

Contact Rental Facility Manager Claudia Bonham at (614) 292-4403 or by email.

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.


Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.