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EDUCATIONAL USE & PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS

Thank you for your interest in Cinema Libre Studio’s Educational Sales & Public Performance Rights Program. Cinema Libre Studio is the leading distributor of a wide array of critically acclaimed social-issue and political documentary films, as well as topical narrative features. We are proud to offer your institution or organization these titles for educational use.
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I. WHAT IS AN EDUCATIONAL USE LICENSE?

The Educational Use License allows for Limited Performance of the film within a College, University, K-12 School, Research Institution, Grassroots Organization, or Non-Profit Organization to a classroom-sized audience of students for the lifetime of the exact DVD or Blu-ray purchased, without any admission charged. For Downloads with Educational Use License, the term of the license is one (1) year from purchase through our online provider, Vimeo On Demand

Educational Use License – Restrictions Audience size. The Program(s) listed on the Invoice may be exhibited to a classroom-sized audience of students.
Admission. No admission charged.
Advertising/Marketing/Publicity. May only be promoted to members of the purchasing organization and cannot be advertised to the public.
Venue. Projector and screen must be located in the same location as the classroom-sized audience of students.

If you plan to use your DVD with Educational Use License as part of a screening to an audience larger than a classroom-sized audience and/or will be charging admission, then special arrangements need to be made with Cinema Libre Studio. (See contact information below.)

II. WHAT ARE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS?


Public Performance Rights are those granted for the public display of a film to an audience outside the privacy of your home. These types of screenings are typically for onetime events, festivals, or semi-theatrical screenings. Pricing structure depends on a number of factors for different kinds of events. See below.

Public Performance Rights – Restrictions
No Admission Charge. If you are not charging admission to your screening, a flat fee of up to $500 will need to be paid in full before your screening. This fee usually includes rental of the exhibition format (DVD or Blu-ray), but excludes shipping & handling. See below for pricing structure.

With Admission Charge. If you will be charging admission to your screening, an advance guarantee of up to $500 will need to be paid first. Then, after your screening, 50% of the Total Box Office (TBO), less the advance guarantee will need to be paid to Cinema Libre Studio. Example below.

Total Box Office (gross) $2,000.00
50% of TBO(gross): $1,000.00
Less Advance Guarantee $500.00
AMT DUE TO CINEMA LIBRE STUDIO: $500.00
Note, if 50% TBO is less than or equal to $500.00, then the amount due to Cinema Libre Studio is $500.00 (the advance guarantee).

III. WHO CAN BUY A DVD WITH EDUCATIONAL USE LICENSE OR PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS?

Any individual, institution, or organization in the world is eligible to purchase the Educational Use License or Public Performance Rights, though some special restrictions may apply.

III. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EDUCATIONAL USE LICENSE AND THE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS?

# Educational Use License Public Performance Rights
Venue College, University, Research Institution, Special Workshops, etc. Any venue outside the privacy of a home
Audience Size Classroom-Sized Any size
Audience Type Students Public
Admission None Yes & No

IV. HOW MUCH DO PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS OR EDUCATIONAL DVDS COST?

Below is the general pricing structure for the Educational Use License and Public Performance Rights. Prices may vary from film to film and may change anytime without notice. Please refer to the specific film's page for actual prices.

Educational Use License / Public Performance Rights
# Educational Use License Public Performance – No Admission Public Performance – With Admission
Released in Theaters $200.00 $500.00 $500 vs. 50% Total Box Office (TBO)
Direct to DVD $150.00 $350.00 $300 vs. 50% TBO


V. WHAT IF I CAN'T AFFORD TO PAY FOR A PUBLIC SCREENING OR EDUCATIONAL DVD?

If you are a Non-Profit or Grassroots Organization with a low budget then you are eligible for our Grassroots Special. For every (5) five DVDs of a single title you purchase at $10 each, we will waive the screening fee and grant your organization the Public Performance Rights for (1) one screening to which admission is not charged. You can use these DVDs as part of a fundraiser, sell at the suggested retail price to recoup your screening and event expenses, or to give away as prizes or gifts. Unless the DVDs you receive are damaged or defective there are no exchanges, returns or refunds on these.

GRASSROOTS SPECIAL* - SCREENING FEE's
Price Per DVD # Units No. PPR Granted Group Size No Admission With Admission
$10 5* 1 Up to 25 Waived + $300 vs. 50% TBO
$8 25 1 Up to 50 Waived + $300 vs. 50% TBO
$7 50 1 Up to 200 Waived + $300 vs. 50% TBO
$5 100 or more 1 Up to 200 Waived + $300 vs. 50% TBO
*Might not be available for all titles. Check item page for details.


VI. WHAT IF I STILL CAN'T AFFORD THE PRICES BUT WANT TO BE INVOLVED?

Anyone who has a website is eligible to join one or more of our affiliate programs. By placing a special code and banner ad on your website, you can earn 12.5% of all DVD sales that come through your website directly to CinemaLibreStore.com.

VII. WHAT IS THE EXHIBITION FORMAT?

The exhibition format is DVD. If you are ordering Public Performance Rights only, then Cinema Libre Studio will send you an Exhibition Rental DVD, which will need to be returned within (10) ten business days after your screening. If you do not return the DVD within that time, you will be charged an additional $250 per day. An additional fee may apply for screenings using a Blu-ray. Email Screening@CinemaLibreStudio.com for details.

VIII. SHIPPING & HANDLING

All orders usually ship within 3-5 days of receipt via United States Postal Service only. See below.

SHIPPING & HANDLING
Shipping Speed Method Delivery Window Rate
Ground USPS 1st Class 3–7 business days $5-$12, depending on weight
Air USPS Priority 2–4 business days $8-$14, depending on weight
Expedited* UPS or FedEx 1–3 business days $25-$60, depending on service


* For expedited shipments, a street address must be provided. Cinema Libre Studio cannot ship to PO Boxes. If you wish to expedite your order, select "air" at check out and contact orders@cinemalibrestore.com after placing your order. Make sure to reference your order number in your reply.

IX. HOW DO I PAY FOR MY PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OR EDUCATIONAL DVD?

All payments to Cinema Libre Studio must be made in United States Dollars via CinemaLibreStore.com using a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or PayPal. If you have any questions regarding payment forms, please contact: Orders@CinemaLibreStore.com

X. WHAT IF MY DVD DOESN'T WORK?

If your DVD does not work or is damaged upon receipt, Cinema Libre Studio will be happy to send a replacement. Once we receive the damaged or defective product is received, a new one will be shipped out.

XI. ARE THERE ANY OTHER TERMS?

Payment must be received before orders can be shipped or screenings can be authorized.
Purchaser pays the return cost of shipping for Exhibition Rental DVDs.
Tax – If you are not a Tax Exempt organization, the amount of tax charged will generally be the combined state and local rate for the address where your order was shipped.
Additional material will vary from film to film.

XII. WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Make sure to reference the film(s) you are inquiring about in the subject line of your email.
For questions regarding screenings, please email: Screening@CinemaLibreStudio.com
For questions regarding the Educational DVD or the Non-Profit and Grassroots Organization Special, please email: Sales@CinemaLibreStudio.com

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