Criterion Pictures

For the last 40 years, Criterion Pictures has been providing feature film rights to the Canadian non-theatrical market. Criterion Pictures distributes its product via film, DVD, VHS and more recently digital delivery.

Criterion Pictures has developed an on-line digital delivery feature film platform called Criterion-on-Demand. Their goal is to provide easy access to educationally relevant feature films used in Canadian Higher Education Institutions. They have been working closely with Colleges and Universities to ensure they meet the needs of this market sector.

Criterion-on-Demand is the ONLY customizable on-line Feature Film Solution focused specifically on the Canadian Post Secondary Market. Criterion-on-Demand features:

  • A Dedicated Post-Secondary Bilingual Website that offers Title Information, Search Capabilities, List New Releases and Accept Title Requests
  • More than 1500 Titles
  • More than 1100 French titles
  • Approximately 135 Foreign Language Films with English Subtitles
  • More than 100 Documentary Features
  • Closed Captioned Titles when Available 
  • Download and/or Streaming Capabilities
  • MARC records
  • Access via IP Authentication
  • Extensive Meta-Data for Easy Search Capabilities
  • Unlimited 24-7 Access
  • Programs available in Windows Media Player with DRM protection
  • High Quality Media