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Public Performance Rights for Films: By Vendor

Details of public performance rights purchased for DVDs in the library's collection

About public performance rights

Public Performance Rights are the right to publicly show a film (e.g. anything outside your home).  You are never allowed to sell, rent, copy, or modify film.  If there is information missing here, it is because the vendor did not address it.
If you have questions, contact library technical services at acq2@plu.edu.  We can contact the vendors on your behalf.

Rights by vendor

Vendors that sell many film titles

Vendor
Charging admission allowed?
ILL Allowed?
Limits to Location?
Limits to Audience?
Can distribute by televising or posting online?
Term of License
Last Updated
Full terms of use

Academic Video / Filmakers Library / Insight Media / Alexander Street Press

No, unless contact vendor   Campus only   Can include URL or embed in secure course management or library web page for authenticated users of your institution   11/24/15 https://www.academicvideostore.com/faq

Ambrose Video

        Need to purchase separate license   12/16/15 http://www.ambrosevideo.com/order.cfm

American Psychological Association (APA)

No public performance rights. APA Psychotherapy Training Videos are intended solely for educational purposes for mental health professionals. Viewers are expected to treat confidential material found herein according to strict professional guidelines. Unauthorized viewing is prohibited. 11/24/15 http://www.apa.org/pubs/videos/index.aspx
Annenberg Learner         Closed-circuit okay; for distance learning, purchase separate license.   02/11/16 http://www.learner.org/faq/faq_ordering.html
Argot Pictures No     ≤ 50 people     05/03/16 Brochure
Berkeley Media No   Non-theatrical only   Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.berkeleymedia.com/ordering/
Bruno Films No   Non-commerical, non-broadcast   Need to purchase separate license   09/27/16 http://brunofilms.com/to-order/institutional-orders/
Bullfrog Films No       No   11/24/15 http://bullfrogfilms.com/faq.html
California Newsreel No No   The public is allowed Password-protected for 3 years from date of purchase only Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://newsreel.org/California-Newsreel-FAQ
Cannes Lions Store   No Campus only Students and faculty only     01/29/10 Email correspondence
Center for Educational Telecommunications (CET) No   Non-theatrical and non-commercial only   No, unless contact vendor   11/24/15 http://www.cetel.org/order.html

Chip Taylor

            04/12/16 Email correspondence
Cinema Guild No   Campus only Students and faculty only Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://store.cinemaguild.com/nontheatrical/INFO.html
Clarity Films No   Classroom or library only   Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 12/16/15 http://www.clarityfilms.org/policies.php
Collective Eye Films No   Campus only Educational screenings only. Cannot be publicly advertised. Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.collectiveeye.org/pages/film-licenses
CommonFolk Films No, unless contact vendor Yes Campus only   No   10/07/15 Email correspondence
Cordish Media / Seventh Art Releasing No   Campus only Educational screenings only. For screenings outside the classroom, contact the vendor.     11/24/15 http://www.7thart.com/FAQ.php
Dark Hollow Films No       Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 02/22/16 http://www.darkhollowfilms.com/pages/faqs/
DEFA Film Library No       Need to purchase separate license   02/22/16 https://ecommerce.umass.edu/defa/store-front
Destination Education           Life of DVD 02/26/16 http://shopgpn.com/faq.aspx
Direct Cinema Limited Yes       Yes   11/24/15 http://www.directcinema.com/aboutus
Documentary Educational Resources (DER) No No Academic / classroom setting only   Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.der.org/about/pricing.html
Dos Vatos             02/26/16 http://www.dosvatos.com/films/
Facets Multimedia No     ≤ 50 people. Cannot publicly advertise. Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.facets.org/edu/faq-2/
Films Media Group / Infobase Learning / Facts on File / Films for the Humanities & Sciences No       Closed-circuit transmissions within geographically unified campus only   11/24/15 http://www.films.com/ecTerms.aspx
First Run Features No     Classroom screenings only, unless contact vendor Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/educationalsales_orderinginfo.html
Good Docs No, unless contact vendor   Campus only Classroom and library use only, unless contact vendor Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.gooddocs.net/#!shop/
Icarus Films No     Non-commerical and educational exhibition only Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://icarusfilms.com/ordering.html
Impacto Films             04/13/16 http://www.impactofilms.com/paraiso-for-sale.html​
Jay Rosenblatt Films No       Need to inquire from vendor   02/26/16 http://www.jayrosenblattfilms.com/order_institutional.php
Kino Lorbor No   Campus only ≤ 100 people. Cannot advertise to the public, unless contact vendor. Need to purchase separate license Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.kinolorberedu.com/terms.php
Landmark Media           Contact vendor for info 02/26/16 http://www.landmarkmedia.com/Info.html
Media Education Foundation No       Closed-circuit TV within institution and limited-access distance education broadcasting are allowed. For anything else, need to purchase separate license.   11/24/15 http://www.mediaed.org/resources/faq/
Miho Aida No           10/16/15 Email correspondence
Myriapod Productions             04/19/16 http://myriapodproductions.bigcartel.com/products
National Center for Jewish Film No   Education use only Cannot show or advertise to the public No Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.jewishfilm.org/Catalogue/ordering.htm
Native Voices Program, University of Washington             04/19/16 http://www.com.washington.edu/nativevoices/films.html
New Day Films No No Educational use only   No Life of DVD 11/24/15 https://www.newday.com/terms-and-conditions
Outcast Films No       Need to purchase separate license   02/26/16 http://outcast-films.com/how-to-buy/
P22 Type             04/13/16 https://www.p22.com/merchandise-Making_Faces_DVD
Phoenix Learning Group No       No, unless contact vendor.   12/22/15 http://www.phoenixlearninggroup.com/License/
PM Press             04/13/16 http://www.pmpress.org/
PBS Educational Media No       Closed-circuit TV within institution only   11/24/15 http://teacher.shop.pbs.org/helpdesk/index.jsp?display=shopping&subdisplay=avOrders
Pyramid Media   Yes     No   11/24/15 http://www.pyramidmedia.com/public-performance-and-consumer-use.html
Ro*co Educational Nominal fee, under $20/ticket. Cannot be used as a fundraiser, unless contact vendor. No Anyplace except a commercial theater is allowed   Need to purchase a separate license  Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.rocoeducational.com/faq
Royal Anthropological Institute             04/13/16 https://www.therai.org.uk/film
Seattle Films             04/7/16 Email correspondence
Screenscope No     Educational audiences only Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.screenscope.com/order.html
Serious Play Films No     ≤ 50 people.     08/13/18 http://www.seriousplayfilms.com/purchase.html
SINGH Foundation             04/13/16 http://singhfoundation.org/
Skylight Pictures             04/13/16 http://skylight.is/store/when-the-mountains-tremble/
Stirfry Seminars No No Campus only       11/24/15 http://www.stirfryseminars.com/store/pdf/copyright_agreement.pdf
Stourwater Pictures No       Need to purchase separate license   02/26/16 http://stourwater.com/order/
Torch Films No, unless contact vendor     < 50 people if showing to public, unless contact vendor Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://www.torchfilms.com
Video Project No No Campus only General public not permitted Need to purchase separate license   12/22/15 http://www.videoproject.com/howtoorder.html
Vision Maker             04/13/16 http://visionmaker.semkhor.com/dept.asp?dept_id=23428&s=visionmaker
Women Make Movies No   Campus only   Closed-circuit use within single campus only, unless contact vendor Life of DVD 11/24/15 http://www.wmm.com/orderinfo/pricing_policies.shtml
World Music Store             04/13/16 http://www.worldmusicstore.com/
World Trust No No Campus only Organization constituents only. General public not allowed. Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 http://world-trust.org/world-trust-educational-services-inc-copyright-use-agreement/
Zeitgeist Films No, unless contact vendor     < 50 people, unless contact vendor Need to purchase separate license   11/24/15 https://zeitgeistfilms.com/non-theatrical/ordering-info