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Holdbacks & Special Permission Titles

From time to time, it may be necessary for Filmbankmedia to withdraw certain films for screenings. These can be on a permanent exclusion basis or temporarily (in moratorium). Some films may also require a special permission for booking.

Please review the sections below (separated by licence) and ensure the films you wish to screen are not on any of these lists. This page is accurate to the best of Filmbankmedia's knowledge and may be updated from time to time.

 For more information, please contact us at info@filmbankmedia.com or call us on 00 44 207 984 5957.

Titles Temporarily in Moratorium

The following titles are temporarily excluded for screening under the Public Video Screening Licence (PVSL) and Single Title Screening Licence (STSL):

  • Aladdin (1992)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
  • Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • Billy Elliot (2000)
  • Contagion (2011) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Bride of Frankenstein, The (1935)
  • Damned, The (1998)
  • Dumbo (1941)
  • Elvis: That’s The Way It Is (1970) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Freaks (1932)
  • Frozen (2013) including Frozen Sing-Along - on hold from 01.09.2019 until 01.10.2020
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987) - on hold until 31.10.2020
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The (2012)
  • Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The (2013)
  • Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The (2014)
  • I Am Legend (2007) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Invisible Man, The (1933)
  • Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains The Same (1976) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002)
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003)
  • Madagascar: Island of Lemurs (2014)
  • Man With All the Balloons, The (1968)
  • Minions (2015)
  • Mulan (1998) - on hold until 03.08.2020
  • Nashville (1975)
  • Nolan Films - on hold from 01.06.2020 until 30.09.2020
    • Dunkirk (2017)
    • Interstellar (2014)
    • Dark Knight Rises, The (2012)
    • Inception (2010)
    • Dark Knight, The (2008)
    • Prestige, The (2006)
    • Insomnia (2002)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Outbreak (1995) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Peter Rabbit (2018)
  • Purple Rain (1984) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Star Wars 1-8 - on hold from 01.09.2019
  • Star Wars "Rogue One: a Star Wars Story" (2016)
  • Star Wars "Solo: a Star Wars Story" (2018)
  • Suicide Squad (2016)
  • This Is It (2009)
  • Top Gun (1986)
  • Toy Story 1 - 3 - on hold until 01.05.2020
  • Zombieland (2009)

Permissions Required 

The following titles are excluded under the Public Video Screening Licence (PVSL) only. However, a request must be submitted for screenings under the Single Title Screening Licence (STSL).

Please complete the Screening Application Form.

  • Annabelle (2014)
  • Annabelle: Creation (2017)
  • Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
  • Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The (2016)
  • Conjuring, The (2013)
  • Conjuring 2, The (2016)
  • Curse of La Llorona, The (2019)
  • Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them
  • Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald
  • Grizzly Man (2005)
  • All Harry Potter films
  • Le Trou (1960)
  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
  • Legally Blondes (2009)
  • Leon: The Professional (1994)
  • Nun, The (2018)
  • Quadrophenia
  • Star Wars: Episode XI - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  • Wonder Woman (2017)

Kubrick Titles

  • 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • Fear and Desire (1953)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • Lolita (1962)
  • Shining, The (1980)

Monty Python Titles

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian

Nolan Titles

  • Dunkirk (2017)
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • Dark Knight Rises, The (2012)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Dark Knight, The (2008)
  • Prestige, The (2006)
  • Insomnia (2002)

Spielberg Titles

  • 1941 (1979)
  • Always (1989)
  • Amistad (1997)
  • Catch Me if You Can (2002)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Munich (2005)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Schindler's List (1994)
  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011)
  • The Sugarland Express (1974)
  • The Terminal (2004)
  • War of the Worlds (2005)

James Bond Titles

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • Casino Royale (1967)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • A View to Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)
  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)

Participating Studios and Distributors

Filmbankmedia represents many of the leading Hollywood, Bollywood and independent film studios and distributors, licensing films for non-theatrical screenings.

Industry Relationships

Over the past 30 years, Filmbankmedia has cultivated a number of relationships with key organisations within a number of industries, including education, film societies and hospitality.

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