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Films on Demand Renewal 2019-2020

Response Deadline: 
December 6, 2019

Subscription Term


January 1, 2020


December 31, 2020

Renewal pricing is now available for Films on Demand streaming video collections. Pricing has increased 2.5% over 2019.   BC ELN continues to receive a 15% consortia discount which is included in the pricing below.


New for this renewal: Previously Can-Core was offered as an extension of Films on Demand. With the added content and new platform, it is now a new independent offer found at

Content update: Of 17,799 titles added in 2018 and 2019 YTD, 9215 have a 5-year copyright (2014-2019). 

Broadcasters include:

  • Guardian News & Media
  • ARTE France
  • Global Screen (a broadcast alliance in Germany)
  • NHK
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Aljazeera
  • Deutsche Welle
  • France Television
  • The Wellness Network (aka Milner-Fenwick)
  • VEA/ClickView

Platform updates: platform updated in Jan/February; the new Admin module updated in January; App expected in Fall 2019. Platform updates summary: 

  • improved Top-Menu Navigation
  • Fully-responsive design/ Mobile friendly
  • Dark-display option
  • Customizable home-screen design. Custom Sliders. 
  • New content taxonomy for greater discoverability
  • Larger video player on title detail pages
  • Featured series pages
  • Improved search results/ new multiple-filters
  • New Admin Portal with Audited Counter 4.0, SUSHI, customizable Marc record downloads

Note that the Technical Education Collection was renamed Trades and Technical Education as noted below.



Outstanding content from Films Media Group and from more than 800 producers are included in these comprehensive subscriptions. Thousands of exclusive educational videos & documentaries from top producers, segmented into easy-to-use clips, from over 50 web channels. With unlimited access to almost 20,000 videos, these complete, multi-subject video solutions are an exceptional value and offer convenient one-stop shopping for your institution. Each full-length video has been divided into annotated clips, making it easy to find specific pieces of content quickly.

All streaming videos have captioning and cross-searchable, interactive transcripts, ensuring that the widest audience possible has access to the full range of video content in the subscription. The ability to search not just within the interactive transcripts, but across the full transcripts of all the titles in your account, also provides extremely targeted, specific results.

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Last updated: June 27, 2020


Response Instructions

To RENEW, no response is required from current subscribers as listed above. To JOIN, CANCEL or to CHANGE OPTIONS, libraries should contact BC ELN by the response deadline.

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Additional Information

A complete, searchable list of all videos currently available through Films On Demand is available here:

Films on Demand content is discoverable via EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).