SWANK Movie Licensing USA

Creating an exceptional movie experience is easier and more economical than you might think. Licensing from Swank Movie Licensing USA saves time and money while providing peace of mind that you’re following copyright law.

NYS PTA Units receive exclusive discounts!

Make the investment upfront so you can have fantastic movie nights, fantastic family engagement events, and roll out all of the possible movies to your teachers and school building professionals.

Did you know you need a license?

Showing movies in your school for non-teaching activities without a license is against the law. The good news is an Annual Public Performance Site License from Movie Licensing USA grants copyright protection to show movies anywhere, anytime in your buildings.

Read more at the NYS PTA – Swank Webpage!


Bring everyone together for some good old-fashioned family bonding. Movie events help parents connect with students and staff.


When the weather is less than ideal, movies can save the day. Check out our fun ideas for when Mother Nature has other plans.


Did you know you can use movies to recoup the cost of your license? Here are some of our favorite movie fundraising ideas.

Programming with Movies

Discover creative, social distance-friendly ways for using movie programming to keep students engaged.


Move with Movies

Movies are a great way to engage students, and you can easily turn it into a game to keep their minds and bodies moving!

Check out our Ideas page regularly! BROWSE IDEAS

Free Virtual Movie Event – Trolls World Tour – for NYS PTA Conference Attendees! 

We are SO excited to share that as an added benefit of attending NYS PTA Conference 2020, NYS PTA partner Swank Movie Licensing is offering a FREE screening of the new Trolls World Tour movie on Saturday, November 14 at 7:00 pm. 

We will also be sending all attendees a family-child discussion guide to accompany the screening, where you can discuss critical diversity and inclusion topics embedded in the film! 

You will receive your login for this special free virtual movie event before Conference opens, so plan to save your Saturday evening for this wonderful family engagement and diversity opportunity!

Here is the registration link!