[Videolib] List of Digital Streaming Companies and license options

Threatt, Monique L (mthreatt@indiana.edu)
Wed, 8 Feb 2006 18:16:04 -0500


Has anyone put together a growing list of film distributors who provide
on-demand streaming, or the digital right to encode films owned by the
media center and/or library? I know you can get this information when
you register for the National Media Market, but the specifics aren't
included i.e., license agreement loans for 1, 3, 5 years, etc. I'm not
interested in Broadcast rights via closed circuit.

I'm trying to create an internal list that will include the name of the
company, and the types of digital access available, especially for
asynchronous streaming.

For example: (this is only a draft, and may not be complete

Media Digital Streaming License and/Rights Distributors:

Annenberg Media
Free access (registration required)

Films Media Group
30 day free access (registration required), 1 year license
agreement, 3 year license agreement, on-
demand streaming via FMG Interface, digital right to encode copy
owned by library, digital file to be
stored on local server in MPEG1, MPEG4, Windows Media, QT formats

Feel free to contact me off-line if you wish, or I'm willing to work
with someone to create the list and have it published in a non-referred


Monique Threatt
Librarian for Media, Comm & Culture
Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University Bloomington
812 855 9857

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