MEF offers digital site licenses to universities, community colleges, and high schools for most of the titles in our collection.

✔ Get easy, online access to MEF videos
✔ Available for students, faculty, and staff
✔ Ability to host the film yourself
✔ One-time payment (no recurring licensing payments)
✔ Perpetuity (lifetime) rights
✔ Unlimited streaming for the life of the file

How does it work?

You handle the hosting of the video on your school’s secure server or a third-party server.

After you place your order, MEF will deliver you a file within 2-5 days.

What’s included?

* High res video file in H.264 format
* Cover jpg image
* Caption file (in .SRT or .XML format) when available
* Discussion guide PDF (when available)
* Transcript PDF (when available)
* Public Performance Rights are available for some, but not all, of our titles. Just ask us and we’ll let you know if PPR is included with your digital site license, or if it’s available for an additional screening fee.

NOTE: The ability to make clips, playlists, have access to user stats, download marc records, etc. are not included with our digital site licenses. If you would like access any of these tools & features, you may wish to consider a hosted streaming subscription instead.


Our perpetuity licenses cost $595 – $695 per title. To purchase digital site licenses for specific films, just visit our the title of your choice. In the drop-down menu for “Format,” select “Digital Site License” and our shopping cart will calculate the correct price for you.

For collection pricing, please email with a request for a quote.

[The Media Education Foundation will grant perpetual digital rights management to colleges, community colleges, and high schools who are able to meet our standards of security and agree to our terms. Before the files will be delivered, and MEF reserves the right to refuse perpetual DRM to any customer. If the licensing fee has been paid online and MEF refuses perpetual DRM, MEF will promptly refund the fee to the customer.]

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