The San Francisco Film Centre serves the local film industry by bringing together a diverse mix of commercial and non-profit, film-related organizations in one location. Its purpose is to provide space for the free exchange of ideas and to foster the growth of film as an art form. It provides long and short-term rental office space to tenants in the film industry, as well as conference rooms, a state-of-the-art screening room, and a café.

The San Francisco Film Centre is located in the serenely beautiful and historic Presidio of San Francisco, once the oldest continuously operated military post in the nation and now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the National Park Service. Built in 1938 as a barracks housing 250 enlisted men and officers, the impressive Mission style facility was funded by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). It was later converted to house the headquarters for the 6th Army. In 1999, the San Francisco Film Centre undertook a historic renovation of the 67,000 square foot building.

The San Francisco Film Centre offers to the public the following facilities:
  • The Palm Room, a sophisticated event space with an adjoining veranda, available for corporate or private receptions, meetings, fundraisers, parties, film production and wedding ceremonies/ receptions.
  • A state-of-the-art Screening Room for viewing film, video and DVD.
  • Three suites of offices for short-term rental to film productions.
  • Kitchen 39 Cafe, offering delicious breakfasts and lunches on weekdays.