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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.



From the vendor:

Films On Demand is our Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection through a robust administrative reporting system. Films On Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students, faculty, and public library patrons through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.

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Last updated: October, 2019


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).