Screening Venues Rental New York City

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Why have a Movie Screening?

With a private movie screening, you can offer your friends, work friends, and people you’d like to know better a night on the town that is buzzy and fun—but without masks and with no shared common spaces with unknown fellow patrons.

We’re the Wind Beneath Your Wings

The night of the screening, a Casa Manager will be onsite to greet guests, make sure everything runs as you have envisioned and will handle anything that comes up during your event. You can fully participate in the screening and engage with your guests.

Here are some types of screening venue options Cocoon offers:

Rare Movie Night

You have scored that rare print, DVD Bluray, or VHS tape. Cocoon will handle getting the right technology along with a good size screen and the best audio.

Double feature with dinner

For film buffs, comparing and contrasting films is extremely meaningful. If you are part of a formal or informal film society, your group can create a truly special evening. See the first movie, then break for dinner and see the second—or, see both back to back and discuss widely and at length over a shared feast.

Your Thank You to Movie Investors

Every completed film starts with fundraising—and a special night with the filmmakers was an incentive you offered. Have a terrific screening event, smartly priced, yet one that feels luxe.

A Mask-Free Theatrical Entertainment Night with Friends

No one actually wants to sit in a theater with a mask strapped to their face. You miss your friends, they miss you, and so why not pool resources and screen films you’ve been talking about for months that in fact, never came to a theater near you?

Screening Venues to Rent in New York City


Gramercy, Manhattan

4,500 sq./ft exotic Gramercy rowhouse filled with eclectic treasures from around the world.

$335/hr+ $335/hr+ $450/hr+

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Gramercy, Manhattan

A two-floor 2,000 sq./ft penthouse.

$335/hr+ $335/hr+ $450/hr+

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Flatiron, Manhattan 

3000 sqft photo studio 24ft cyc.

$150/hr+ $150/hr+ $275/hr+

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What Cocoon Can Create For You

Cocoon can create a screening venue for you that is fun, safe, and special. Our portfolio of exceptional NYC rental real estate venues are perfect for creating a great backdrop for screening a movie. Our complete event services mean the chairs will be comfortable and set up, the screen and audio will be professional-grade, and refreshments can range from a recreated popcorn and concession stand to a sit-down dinner with celebratory champagne.

How Booking a Screening Room with Cocoon Works?

Tell us about your screening event in New York City

A member of our team will assess your needs to qualify your reservation to ensure we are able to make your vision a reality.

We work with you to custom build your vision

We will assign a dedicated support person to help organize admin, catering, vendors, and logistics.

Have a seamless experience in our spaces for rent in NYC

At least one Casa Manager will be onsite during your reservation to ensure everything runs smoothly day-of.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a space with Cocoon?

Contact us and tell us about your event. A member of our customer experience team will assess your needs to ensure we are able to make your vision a reality.

If you decide to move forward, the event manager with whom you spoke will visit the space with you in person and take further notes on your ideas, and will begin organizing decor, catering, other vendors as needed (such as djs, live music, a/v tech, etc.), logistics, and insurance. For the day of the event, you will be assigned at least one Casa Manager (depending on the size of the event) who will be onsite with you to ensure everything runs smoothly and to help coordinate deliveries, guest arrivals, and anything else you may need.

Do you offer event planning services?

Yes! One of the biggest advantages of going with us is you are spared the hassles of searching for caterers, florists, mixologists. We have an extensive list of event vendors and we present you with options.

It is important to note that we believe strongly in supporting our vendor communities to create a diverse business ecosystem in NYC. This means that we do not accept payments from vendors to be listed with us, we do not add a markup of our own to their quotes, and we are constantly seeking to include new and talented vendors in our network.

What types of events can I host in these spaces?

Nearly anything!

  • Private events: Birthday parties, baby showers, family reunions, engagement parties, chef dinners, cocktail parties, Super Bowl parties, leaving town farewell parties, retirement parties.
  • Corporate events: Hackathons, design sprints, multi-day team building retreats, happy hours, company holiday parties, product launches, product showrooms, board of directors meetings.


What happens after we choose to work with Cocoon?

When you choose to work with us, you will be assigned a dedicated event manager to handle your event planning needs. First, we will listen to your idea and event size and present you with an array of space options that fit your needs.

With that foundation in place, we consult with you step-by-step as we build your special occasion. We bring all the options to you—your life will not come to a standstill during this process, we work hard to make sure you experience all of the joy of hosting an event, none of the hassles.

What are my payment options?

Credit card, wire transfer, direct deposit, and Paypal.

What are some of the services you help with?

We secure florists, catering, bartending, photographers, party tents, videographers, after-party bar reservations, car services, hair and makeup, nearby hotels, music, cakes and bakeries, photo booth rentals, performers, lighting equipment, furniture rentals, balloons, and decor. Nearly anything you can think of, we can provide.

Do I need insurance to use your spaces?

Yes. We can help you with this. For weddings, we partner with a few insurance providers and our management team can work with you to get an insurance quote that meets your budget and needs.

Will you be there on the day of the event?

Yes, and ready to handle everything that comes up! You are assigned a Casa Manager who will be there before the event to make sure everything is set up properly; during the event, to make sure everything runs smoothly; and afterward to oversee proper breakdown and clean-up. You are liberated to focus on your guests and special occasion.

What People are Saying About Our Screening Venues in NYC

James L.

“A great space for a screening with lots of seating options. Cocoon was fantastic to work with!”

Zeke D.

“Great Space, great service.

Ryan R.

“The best experience I’ve ever had renting out a space. Cocoon was an absolute dream to work with. They are kind, accommodating, very communicative. They truly care about the needs of your event, inquire to improve, and make you feel at home. And the space itself is as beautiful as it looks in the photos.”

Our Story: How Cocoon Helps the City of New York

Our founder, Eduard Monteagudo, was motivated to start Cocoon as a way of funding a better future for NYC. While training as an architect in Barcelona, Eduard began to understand that the city of the future was not about buildings so much as about public access, public space, and how those things can help fight racism, promote social justice and empower the next generation.
With this vision, he imagined funding a real estate rental and event services business that would pour its profits into community projects that will include pop up art galleries and reviving derelict spaces in ungentrified neighborhoods for local use.
Cocoon feels that the real estate industry must invest in the larger community as a necessary part of business practice. Safer, enjoyable and nurturing neighborhoods improve life for everyone.

Where Are Our Screening Venues Located?

Reasons to Host Your Screening Event With Cocoon

We are Pros


We area pro staff highly experienced in production that takes care of all your needs. Cocoon offers end-to-end services that feature every conceivable need you will have including prop and furniture sourcing and rental, hair and make up professionals, make up and hair stations, clothing rack rental, light rental and set up, music, catering, literally, anything you can think of.

Our Casa Managers Are There For You


Our onsite Casa Managers are there before, during and after your event to make sure everything about the location is perfect. All your production assistants will stay dedicated to the work at hand: if the air conditioning needs adjusting, if you need an updated lunch order, if someone needs directions, we are on it. You are free to do your best work.

More Done in Less Time


We are smartly priced and help you save the most valuable thing: your peace of mind. By offering spaces that are professionally managed and homeowner-free and comprehensive event services, our pro team helps you get more done in less time, and saves you money in the long run.

Supporting the Small NYC Business


We’re here to make the city better for small businesses and communities in need. Cocoon was founded with the idea of helping to create the city of the future, where more people have access to great public space and where small businesses can thrive. We regularly scout communities of color to locate and partner with talented emerging vendors, and our business plan is to drive our profits after start-up into funding community projects.

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