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How long does an MPLC licence last for?

An MPLC Public Performance Licence allows you to show all the licensed movies and TV content you want in your business or commercial setting for a period of one year. You don’t need to tell us which movies or programmes you plan to show. Towards the end of the year

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How much does an MPLC Public Performance Licence cost?

The MPLC Public Performance Licence is a simple, affordable annual fee. You don’t need to tell us which movies you are showing or watching, there is no ongoing reporting or admin paperwork. The cost of a license depends on : MPLC Public Performance Licences are affordable, easy to buy and

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What is an Umbrella Licence?

The term “Umbrella Licence” is another, older name for the MPLC Public Performance Licence. We are changing the name in 2023 to make things simpler to understand. There is only one licence though and there is no difference between an Umbrella Licence and an MPLC Public Performance Licence. You may

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Is MPLC a legitimate organisation?

We understand that if you have not heard of MPLC before you will want to be sure we are a legitimate organisation. We have been working with and representing the major copyright holders including major Hollywood studios and local producers for over 30 years. We have contracts with them, you

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Is the MPLC licence genuine?

Yes it is. We have been working with and representing the major copyright holders including major Hollywood studios and local producers for over 30 years. We have contracts with them, you can read testimonials from them here. We also work closely with organisations like FACT which has been protecting the

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Do charities and non-profit organisations need an MPLC licence?

Yes, copyright law applies to all organisations and businesses, including not-for-profit organisations, members clubs, public sector organisations and charities. So when you are showing movies and TV programmes publicly either to a group of the general public or a closed group of members or supporters then you still do need

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