'Officer Involved' Department/Licensing
'Officer Involved' Department/Licensing
Thank you for your interest in bringing 'Officer Involved' to your organization, classroom, library, or public event.
**Bulk streaming options now available for any size department or organization. As us for details.
'Officer Involved' is a documentary that explores what happens with a police officer in the aftermath of an Officer Involved shooting. An independent project since its inception, the filmmakers have created a statement on contemporary American policing that includes the foremost experts in police reactions and psychology. Featuring Dr. Bill Lewinski, Dr. Alexis Artwhol, Dr. Lawrence N. Blum, Professor Matthew Sharps, Attorney Lance LoRusso, and police officers from across the country. 'Officer Involved' digs into questions like 'Did you always want to be a police officer?' 'Did you ever think you would be involved in a shooting?' 'What was it like to tell your family?' 'What was the media like?' 'What was it like to go back to work' And more. Featuring extended scenes demonstrating survivors guilt and a case study of the 2001 shooting in Over-The-Rhine that led to the Cincinnati Riots. 'Officer Involved' has been described as....
"An illumination of the humanity of law enforcement officers."
-Daniel P. Finney, The Des Moines Register
We have some answers to common questions below which should help you meet your needs.
Can I buy this film in bulk?
- Yes. For bulk orders of individual copies, please contact us here and we'll let you know how and give you a personal discount code.
What is an Individual Copy?
- An individual copy is that which is purchased by a single person for home use.
What is the reasoning behind the various prices?
We are an independent husband and wife film team with 0 funding from grants or sponsorships. This film was made at considerable expense both personally and professionally because it is something we believed in. There are several upcoming film projects we are currently working on. Funds raised through 'Officer Involved' licensing help us to continue making important films and lessens the financial burden we face while ensuring that organizations are bringing this movie in and making it an important part of their education. In addition, fees associated with license options and exhibition of feature films is a standard and enables the hosting institution to fall in accordance with the the Federal Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S. Code) which states that the neither the rental nor purchase of a film carries with it the right to show the film publicly unless licensed. By offering various license options, organizations and institutions now have access to this important film. Proceeds from these fees go to support everything from associated administrative costs to future projects.
Is the license transferable?
-Officer Involved licenses are assigned to the individual department, academy, college, or library purchasing the film. They are not transferable to others, though we will be happy to provide a word of mouth discount for friends of your organization. Just reach out for details.
What is the difference between 'Police Academy' and 'Police Department.'
-A police academy copy is one where the main function is to be used within the police academy setting to teach recruits or in-service.
Can my group show 'Officer Involved' and charge for attendance?
-Any exhibition utilizing any part of 'Officer Involved' that involves a fee for attendance including paid training will require authorization from IndieClever Media, LLC. You can get that by reaching out here.
I'm an instructor and teach various classes and would like to add this film to my curriculum. What do I need to do that?
- If you are an instructor outside of an an assigned role within a police academy or academic institution (school/college) please contact us with details and we will help you to meet your needs. Any instruction utilizing any part of 'Officer Involved' that involves a fee for attendance will require authorization. prior to the instruction and will be handled on a case by case basis.
What happens when the license for my copy expires?
- The license, where applicable, for each purchase begins the day that you receive your physical copy of 'Officer Involved.' You can come back to our website and purchase a new license anytime.
What happens if I lose my DVD?
-Unlimited licenses are good for life. In the event that your DVD is damaged or lost, you may reach out and we'll be happy to provide you a DVD at the cost of an 'Individual DVD.'
How do I get the filmmaker to attend my event?
- The filmmaker often attends events and conducts discussions around the film and can travel to most locations. Due to scheduling and other commitments, there is a separate fee associated with having the filmmaker in attendance. Reach out here to find out how he can attend your event.
How do you choose the charities and organizations you donate proceeds to?
We have experience with various organizations across the country whose missions we have become familiar with over three years on this project. Just some of the groups we've helped raise funds for in the past are Hunting4Heroes and Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). We support organizations that serve police, families, and bridge the gap.