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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a comprehensive list of the assets that are available for licensing?

Unfortunately, we do not have a comprehensive list of our productions that we can provide to the general public.

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Who do I contact to license dramatic rights for a Disney stage musical?

Disney Theatrical Licensing DisneyTheatricalLicensing.com Or Musical Theatre International MTIShows.com | (212) 541 4684 Music Theatre International (MTI) is the dramatic licensing agency though which Disney licenses performance rights for available stage titles. MTI provides everything you need to produce a Disney musical, including the ONLY authorized materials for rehearsals and performances. Dramatic licensing fees cover […]

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How do I submit a story idea or other creative material to Disney?

It is our Company’s policy not to accept unsolicited submissions of creative material, including, but not limited to, scripts, artwork, and product prototypes.

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Who do I contact to license content from Lucasfilm Ltd?

Lucasfilm Ltd. Lucasfilm manages the rights to films, television shows, and documentaries based on the Star Wars saga and the Indiana Jones trilogy, as well as Tucker: The Man and His Dream and Willow.  Requests related to those properties should be directed to: Christopher Holm Ph: (415) 623-1938 chris.holm@lucasfilm.com

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What rights are included in the license?

When you license a film clip, still image, sound bite, screenplay excerpt, thematic element, or poster, our license will cover use of the licensed content for the media, term, and territory to which both parties have agreed, for a negotiated fee. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the license will require the licensee to indemnify Disney, its agents […]

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Do all stunt performers have to be cleared and paid?

Stunt performers must be cleared and paid, even when they are not seen. The best way to identify stunt performers is to contact the film’s Stunt Coordinator. The Screen Actors Guild can assist you with locating the Stunt Coordinator on a particular film so that each stunt player in the scene can be identified.

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Do I have to clear the actors in the film clips and still images that I license?

Certain film clip re-use payments may be triggered relative to talent, stunt performers, writers, directors and musicians, depending on when a film was released, in accordance with current guild collective bargaining agreements. Please contact the relevant Guilds to obtain additional information about such payments. You may also want to consider hiring a professional clearance service […]

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How do I show a Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Touchstone Pictures or Hollywood Pictures film to my group or organization?

All requests to screen our films in their entirety in a non-theatrical setting at churches, clubs, public schools (pre-schools and kindergarten through twelfth grade), camps, libraries, business and service organizations, parks, art museums, film societies, and similar organization are handled by our authorized agent, Swank Motion Pictures. Please be advised that Swank handles licensing for […]

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Can I use a film clip and/or still on my website?

We will consider requests for website use on a case-by-case basis, depending on the context in which the content will be used and other factors.

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Can I make changes to the clip or still?

Alterations or modifications to the film clips or stills are not permitted without the express written consent of Disney Studios Licensing.

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