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Academy-Linwood Dunn Theatre


The Linwood Dunn Theatre at the Pickford Center in Hollywood

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' newest theater, a 286-seat state-of-the-art screening room at the Pickford Center in Hollywood, has been named in honor of visual effects pioneer Linwood Dunn.

Theatre Policies:

-Accessibility Services and Assistive Listening Devices: Wheelchair access is provided. Wireless assistive listening devices for the hearing impaired are available upon request.

-Security: Please be advised that members of the public attending events at the Academy’s theaters are subject to security checks: a visual inspection of all purses/bags and metal detector screening.

-Food and Beverages: No food or beverages of any kind are allowed in our theaters. Filtered water fountains are located in the lobbies.

-Photography: No unauthorized photography is allowed.

-Seating: General admission seats are unreserved. Doors typically open one hour before the start of each event. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. There is no late seating.

-Stand-By Seating: Subject to availability, stand-by tickets for any unfilled seat will be purchasable shortly before the beginning of a sold-out event. Holding a previously purchased ticket does not guarantee a seat after that time.

-No Refunds / No Exchanges: However, for SOLD OUT events only, a refund can be issued in advance. Tickets are never refundable after an event.

-Autographs: As a courtesy to speakers, hosts and invited guests, the Academy has a “no autographs” policy at all events.  


1313 North Vine Street (at Fountain)
Hollywood, CA 90028

Official website

General Showtimes:

Vary depending on the event. See descriptions in the calendar for more information.  


$5.00 General admission
$3.00 Academy members, LACMA Film Club members and students with a valid ID.



The Linwood Dunn Theater is located at the Academy™'s Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, 1313 North Vine Street, CA 90028 (at the northwest corner of Fountain Avenue and Vine Street).



Complimentary parking is provided in the Academy’s lot adjacent to the Pickford Center, (enter off Homewood, one block north of Fountain). Parking facilities close 30 minutes after the conclusion of an event.

Current Screenings: