Rialto Cinemas is a nationwide chain of cinemas in New Zealand
owned and operated by a joint venture between EVENT Cinemas and
Readings Cinemas. The marketing and programming objectives of the
cinema is to provide the public with an exciting, provocative,
cosmopolitan selection of films.
The chain has 2 cinemas with a total of 13 screens in Auckland and
Dunedin. They also have a relationship with Downtown Cinemas,
Palmerston Norths largest cinema complex, who have a Rialto Cinemas
screen and play a selection of films from the circuit.
Rialto Cinemas screens over 80 films per year from all the major
film distributors including Roadshow, Paramount, Sony Pictures,
20th Century Fox and Hoyts Film Distribution. Rialto's relationship
with many quality independent distributors, including Hopscotch,
Madman Films and Rialto Distribution, and allows the best and most
innovative new films to be screened in this country. Rialto Cinemas
also screens many Film Festivals every year.
The Rialto Cinemas brand is about consistently providing the best
product available, from a fantastic selection of fine film to
superb ice cream, coffee and wines. Our audience responds to the
best, and trusts the Rialto brand during their entertainment
decision making process.
As an independent chain Rialto Cinemas offers personalised service
and a relaxed and friendly environment, with a one on one
relationship with their patrons.