Copyrighted motion pictures and other audiovisual programs that are available for rental or purchase in any legal format, such as DVDs or other digital formats, whether streamed or downloaded (”Videos”), are intended for personal, private use only. Viewings in facilities, such as a dental or medical office, require a license.
The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (”MPLC”) is an independent copyright licensing service exclusively authorized by motion picture studios to grant the Umbrella License. The license allows unlimited showings of all MPLC authorized motion picture titles within licensed facilities. The Umbrella License provides the most diverse programming available from over 1,000 producers, ranging from major Hollywood and independent studios, to family friendly and foreign producers.