Motion Picture Licensing Company (Hong Kong) Limited
MPLC’s fees are determined based on the circumstances of the particular market(s) and usage(s) being licensed.  Generally speaking, MPLC provides two different types of licenses:  (1) a title-by-title license allowing the limited use of one or more specifically designated works that may be advertised to the general public, and for which an admission fee can be charged; and (2) an ‘Umbrella License’ allowing the unlimited use of any titles represented by MPLC for viewings that may not be advertised to the general public and for which no admission fee is charged. MPLC fees for title-by-title licensing are separately negotiated in each instance depending the circumstances of the prospective usage, and in accordance with any particular instructions, conditions, or restrictions placed on the titles by our producer clients. However, MPLC fees for an annual Umbrella License1 are more easily classifiable for various markets, as follows:
2018 Pricing
Category of Licensee
Annual Fee (HKD)
 
Coaches
1,500
per coach
Communal Living – Assisted Care Facilities (Government Funded)
25
per bed
Communal Living – Assisted Care Facilities (Private)
100
per bed
Corporate Training Centers
10,000
per facility
Doctors’ and Dentists’ Offices
3,000
per screen
Educational Facilities – Nurseries
20
per facility
Educational Facilities - Kindergartens
20
per screen
Educational Facilities – Primary/Secondary
40
per student
Educational Facilities – Higher Education
80
per student
Faith-Based Institutions – Up To 100 Members
1,500
per congregation
Faith-Based Institutions – Over 100 Members
2,500
per congregation
Food/Beverage Facilities – Up To 50 Seats
3,000
per facility
Food/Beverage Facilities – Over 50 Seats
5,000
per facility
Government Agencies
25
per employee
Gymnasiums and Health Clubs
500
per screen; or minimum 5,000 per year
Health Clinics
3,000
per screen
Hospitals and Red Cross Facilities
25
per bed
Libraries
10,000
per branch
Prisons
75
per inmate
Private Membership Club
200
per member
1 MPLC reserves the right to adjust fees as appropriate in accordance with particular situations in certain circumstances

 

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