Fees for Length
movie house website
Portions of minutes may be charged
Bottom line, how do you know
you are legally covered?
Talent consents in writing from all parties – even stunt performers.
Contact us to learn more about the Motion Picture License:
Wish Not Granted
Licensing fees by media type
Denial rate could be up to 50%
After you have located that ideal video, you’ll need to secure the legal rights to use it. That’s easier said than done. First, you’ll have to find the studio or video owner. With movie industry consolidation and the outsourcing of clip licensing departments, it can be an endless loop of phone calls, and emails, and time. Who has that kind of time?
And the process isn’t easy either. It’s nine steps that can
take a month or more.
The Never Ending Story
Some studios may not license
blooper scenes, movie trailers
or crew interviews.
Connect with contact via phone or email
Cut to the Chase with the
978.750.8400 (Option 3)
Studios may have separate clipping departments and different divisions
that handle certain movies.
Minimum minutes allowed per movie may be required
Simplify copyright compliance
Cut through the
red tape and
Fees by territory ($1,000 - $2,500 per minute)
What You Should Know
Show Me the Money —
The Motion Picture License from Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) helps you:
Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
members may need to be contacted
for certain permissions.
& MOVIE SCENES
If you are able to figure out who owns the video, how do you pay for it? The costs can add up quickly. You could end up paying thousands per minute!
Finding that perfect video scene to engage your audience can be difficult. In 2016, CCC surveyed corporate marketing, sales, communications and training professionals on their use of videos in the workplace and uncovered the challenges they face in obtaining videos and movie scenes for company presentations.
Friday Night Rights —
Find contact name on movie house site
Beam Me Up, Scotty —
41% find it difficult to find relevant videos
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The Motion Picture License from CCC allows you to show scenes and full-length movies and TV shows at sales meetings, employee training sessions, company functions and more. Created with the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC), the Motion Picture License gives you company-wide rights to show popular video content with confidence.
Learn how the Motion Picture License can minimize copyright infringement and make it easy to unleash the power of video in your business.
Motion Picture License
Even if the video producer or distributor grants permission to use a video or movie scene, you could be responsible for additional rights or consents you never even thought of, including:
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Fees by term of usage
Locate contact email or phone number
Maximum minutes allowed per
movie may be restricted
Non-refundable deposits required by some just to review your request
Ultimately, some studios may not grant your permissions request. That’s a lot of time and energy on your part to be left empty-handed.
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Fees for Use
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Finding the Right Video
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your movie scene
Adding video or movie scenes to company presentations can drive deeper audience engagement and improve retention. But finding, paying for and receiving permission to use video and movie scenes can be time-consuming and expensive.
Are you spending hours searching Hulu, YouTube and Netflix in pursuit of the right scene?
Are you paying an arm and a leg to use just seconds of a video? How are you tracking down the studio to get permission to use a video? How much time are you willing to invest in this endeavor?
Master material fee charges by title or per episode ($350 per title or episode)
IN THE WORKPLACE
Using a movie scene for motivational or commercial purposes may not be allowed
by some studios for certain films.