Health and Safety policies for attendance at our venues information can be found here.

Welcome to SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema

The Studio Backlot Motor Cinema is situated on the motion picture studio backlot of Redman Movies & Stories. You will enjoy a unique experience featuring the nostalgia of classic drive-in movie theaters, where real movie-theater popcorn is part of the fun!

Playing @ motor cinema

Cinema Amenities

Supports Film Makers

Unique Consessions

VIP Seating

Clean Restrooms

Frequently Asked Questions

The movie start time for all shows at the Studio Backlot Motor Cinema is sunset. Gates will open 1 hour prior to sunset. No cars will be admitted after the movie has begun. 

The best way to purchase tickets is online ahead of time! Enter your phone number or email as prompted on slfstix.org then choose the film you would like to see on the right, then click ‘get tickets and donate’ and proceed through the purchase process. Your tickets will be delivered via text or email.

Due to the size and configuration of the lot all vehicles must face forward and patrons must watch the show from thier vehicles.

Due to the size and configuration of the lot all vehicles must face forward and patrons must watch the show from thier vehicles.

It costs $27 per car. One car per ticket and you must have a vehicle. Red Carpet Club donors attend for $21 per vehicle and $10 per concessions.

No, all shows will run rain or shine, unless weather conditions become unsafe to proceed.

No idling will be permitted during the show as per Salt Lake City clean air ordinance. We encourage you to bring comfort items such as blankets, coats, fans, and cold/hot beverages to keep you cool/warm while you enjoy the show.

Yes, mask-wearing and social distancing are required at the Studio Backlot Motor Cinema. In addition, sanitation stations, frequent cleaning, and contactless check-in are in place at the venue. For a full explanation of our COVID safety policy, click here.

Closed for Winter.

Just like gopher’s, the Studio Backlot Motor Cinema goes into hibernation during the colder months. Check back when the sun comes out for our list of drive-in movies playing.