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Film Resources

The University of Toronto has a large collection of film resources.

Media Commons Contacts for film

Do you have a question about the Media Commons audiovisual collections?  Here are some services and people who can help you.

  • For general questions about finding and using films - contact us

Requesting Films for Classroom Use

Advance bookings

  Advance Bookings of Media Commons audiovisual material, for teaching/presentation use, may be made in person, by telephone at (416) 978-6521, by fax at (416) 978-8707 or by email at  You may also complete our OnLine Booking Request form

  Programs not found in the Media Commons audiovisual collection can often be obtained from other sources given sufficient lead time. A minimum of 10 working days notice is needed to complete these arrangements. Any costs associated with these services are charged back to the borrower's department.

  Requests for delivery of Media Commons materials for teaching purposes at UTSC and UTM should be initiated through those campuses.

Equipment & screening facilities

  The Media Commons maintains screening facilities for both individual and group access.  Room capacities vary from 6 to 50.  Advance Reservations recommended.  Please contact us at 416-978-6521 or

  For Audiovisual needs elsewhere on the St. George Campus, please contact the Office of Space Management

Course reserves

Faculty can request that programs be placed on in-library reserve for course assignments and exam preparation. To request an in-library reserve, please contact the Media Commons by telephone at (416) 978-6521, by fax at (416) 978-8707 or by email at

Film Copyright

Questions about film copyright may be sent to Joan Links, Media Commons Collection Development.