Voting members of AMPAS, BAFTA, DGA, PGA, SAG-AFTRA, WGA and other applicable entertainment guilds receive a complimentary Industry Pass to Academy Screenings. Industry passholders are also allowed early entry into the theatre 30 minutes prior to all screenings. To obtain an Industry Pass, please contact Aspen Film directly by email ( or by phone (970.925.6882) by December 6th.



Provided to Aspen Film Auteur + Visionary + Benefactor Level Members; includes entry to all Aspen Film festivals, year-round membership and guaranteed reserved, bannered seats for all screenings.



Available to Aspen Film Star + Producer + Storyteller Level Members; includes a year-round membership. Stars receive access to a special reserved seating section for all screenings. Producers + Storytellers receive access to the best available seating 30 minutes before showtime.



For $300 receive an all access Priority Pass to Academy Screenings 2021 (no membership included).




We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance through the Wheeler Opera House Box Office in person, by phone
(970.920.5770) or online (


Opening + Closing Night tickets:
$30 | General Admission
$25 | Aspen Film members


All Other Single tickets:
$25 | General Admission
$20 | Aspen Film members



Doors to screenings will open as follows:
30 minutes prior to screening – Passholders + AF Members 15 minutes prior to screening – General Admission



In the case of a sold-out screening, Aspen Film will make any unfilled seats available for sale 5 minutes prior to the start of each film. The rush line forms 30 minutes prior to each screening. Rush Tickets are cash only and MUST be picked up from The Wheeler Opera House box office along with proof of being fully vaccinated OR proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours.


Rush tickets (for most screenings):
$25 GA / $20 Aspen Film members


Rush tickets for Opening and Closing Night:
$30 General Admission / $25 Aspen Film members



If you have special needs covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request accommodations be made for you while attending screenings, please notify Aspen Film at 970.925.6882 or


In order to gain entry to any Aspen Film festival event or venue, including the Wheeler Opera House, it is our policy that all persons 12 years and older will be required to show:

  • Valid proof of full vaccination 14 days prior to each event OR proof of a third-party negative PCR or Antigen COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of each event.
  • Children ages 2 – 12 years must have proof of a negative COVID test. No at-home or antibody tests will be accepted.


Please bring: Legible proof of vaccination or negative test result (digital images or photocopies are acceptable) AND Photo ID for verification.


There will be on-site Rapid Antigen Testing available daily, one hour prior to each Wheeler screening, at the “Artist entrance” next to the alley on the Mill St. side of the Wheeler Opera House.*  The cost is $25/per test, with a 15 minute turn-around time.


Masks are required for all attendees over the age of 2.


Masks must comply with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mask recommendation. Face coverings are required indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Please note – Due to this indoor mask ordinance, no food or beverages will be served or allowed to be consumed inside the Wheeler bar lobby or auditorium at this time.