Licensing & Rights Clearances

To protect MacGillivray Freeman’s extensive film library, MacGillivray Freeman Films retains ownership of all intellectual property, including the existing copyrights and internationally registered trademarks.


Rights & Reproduction

Those interested in exploiting the MacGillivray Freeman’s imagery in advertising or for other commercial purposes, such as merchandise licensing or promotional products, should contact Shauna Badheka at

Licensing proposals submitted online should include:

(1) Corporate / Individual Contact Information

(2) Detailed descriptions of the intended use

(3) Sales projections (if merchandise license)

Upon review of the proposal, a company representative will get back to prospective licensees. To protect the exclusive designs and images the company has developed, MacGillivray Freeman’s style guide is only available to existing licensees.

In an effort to encourage scholars to make use of MacGillivray Freeman’s archives, including our extensive film library, the company charges only nominal fees to those wishing to reproduce artworks for educational or creative purposes. This includes any reproductions in newspapers, periodicals, books, or research papers.

MacGillivray Freeman rigorously protects itself globally against unauthorized uses of its copyrights and trademarks.  To protect the integrity and value of the company’s intellectual property as well as the investment and commitment made by our loyal authorized licensees, we aggressively pursue and take appropriate action against all unlawful uses of our intellectual property.

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