How to Get Permission to Show a Movie Outside Class

This guide aims to give information about showing movies outside of class.

This guide provides information on how to obtain permission to show movies outside of class time. For information on showing movies in the classroom, please see our Copyright Overview Page. This guide is informed by U of U Policy 7-014. If you are not affiliated with the University of Utah, please check your own institution’s policy for more local information. 

Permission Through the Library

Films the library has already paid permission for U of U to show on campus outside of class. Note that you cannot charge admission when screening any film below.

Ways of Getting Permission

Possible vendors to contact for permission to show a movie outside of class. You can also seek out the filmmaker directly to ask permission. Contact information is sometimes listed in the copyright registration record available from the U.S. Copyright Office’s online catalog.

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