The Public Performance License gives its holders the right to recite, play, dance, act, or show work in a public place. This includes transmitting it to the public via closed-circuit television, the Internet, or broadcasting it. In the case of motion pictures or videotapes, showing the work's images in sequence is considered "performance." Showing a short clip may be allowed in some situations.
Films and videotapes have copyrights that restrict the manner in which they can be shown. There are two issues to consider:
How to obtain a Public Performance License:
If you wish to show a film or video tape outside your home and/or charge a fee, you must have an acceptable Public Performance License. There are a number of ways to obtain these rights:
Further Information: If you are interested in learning more about intellectual property laws, see the U.S. Government web sites at http://www.loc.gov/copyright/ or http://www.info.gov. If you have further educational sales questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to our online checkout system, Direct Cinema accepts orders by phone, fax, email, or mail.
All orders are subject to acceptance.
Shipping & Handling is added to all orders.
S & H for all home video orders processed online is $6.00 for first tape, $3.00 for each additional tape.
S & H for all institutional orders processed by phone or with a purchase order is $15.00 for first tape, $3.00 for each additional tape.
Sales tax may apply to orders purchased by individuals or institutions in CA.
Direct Cinema Limited, Inc. is a California Corporation and is not subject to back up withholding for taxes.