Rocket Cinema Rentals


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"We loved working with Rocket Cinema for a recent screening of work by Yue Nakayama in Houston. Their communication was great and the image and screen looked amazing. Everything went off without a hitch." 


Xandra Eden, Executive Director, DiverseWorks, Houston


Rental Information

Rocket Cinema is currently offering our services at a discount to central Texas non-profit organizations.  For $1500, we will install our 40' inflatable screen, 11k lumen projector, and full range Yamaha PA system to support your event.   We can also help with movie licensing, audio, and live video options.  Email us at   Call us at 512-964-7979


Rocket Cinema can provide everything you need to host a successful outdoor movie screening event.  We partner with businesses, art organizations, churches, and schools to create outdoor events that bring communities together safely.           


Our basic service is $1500 for nonprofits and $2000 for corporate clients. 

This service includes: 


  • High Definition projection system, 11k lumen Barco projector

  • 40’ wide, inflatable screen  

  • Full range Yamaha PA system:  (2) 15” mains, (2) 18” subs 

  • DVD/ Blu-Ray player and connections for computer or gaming consoles. 

  • FM audio transmission for car stereos and a microphone for announcements 

  • Technical crew to deliver, setup, and tear down the equipment 

  • Whisper quiet generators, no extra power required  

  • Standard 3 hour rental period


Additional services: 

  • $250 charge for water ballasts (if unable to stake into the ground to secure screen) 

  • $2.30 per mile travel fee for events outside Austin, Texas  




How many cars can you service for a Drive-In screening?  

Our equipment can provide a great movie screening experience for up to 70 cars. 


How many people on a lawn? 

We can serve up to 1,000 people seated on a lawn.  With social distancing, this number is reduced to 500.  


How long does it take you to set up? 

Our crew can have the entire system up and running in approximately 2 hours.  They can disassemble and load out in approximately one hour.          


When can the movie start? 

We generally prefer to start screenings no earlier than the end of “civil twilight”.  Find that information for your event HERE.  


How do I license a movie? 

Most major motion pictures are licensed through two companies: CRITERION and SWANK.   Browse the catalogues, select a film, and apply for a license.  They will reply with a quote based upon your film selection, location of the screening, and size of your audience.               


Justin Sherburn, Owner 

Justin Sherburn is a professional  musician and Texas native that has been producing  events across the nation for over 20 years.  His group Montopolis is a proud member of the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster and a contractor for the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.  


In 2020, Sherburn created Rocket Cinema to support performing arts groups and non profit organizations  during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The outdoor movie screenings and live events have proven to be a popular and safe way for audiences to gather and celebrate in Austin, Houston, and venues throughout Texas.  Justin is on site at every Rocket Cinema event and joined by his crew of experienced professionals.