PPR and limits on promotion/publicity

Mike Boedicker (mboedicker@hotmail.com)
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 13:39:04 -0800 (PST)

This has come up before, but I'd be interested in hearing from anyone who
publicly shows films/videos in a library (not a classroom setting) and who
has dealt with either Motion Picture Licensing Corp. or Modern Sound
Pictures Inc. Both of them state that public advertisting of licensed
films/videos is prohibited. So how is one supposed to promote the
screenings? Is in-house publicity allowed? It seems like a ridiculous
limitation, esp. considering the high licensing fees involved.


Mike Boedicker
Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230

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