What Can Be Done?
Enforcement, education, technological
protection measures and forensic examinations are
essential components of MFACTs approach to
Among the current measures to counter illegal
camcording activity in the world are:
Security: MFACTs member companies and major movie
studios are spending substantial amounts of money to
upgrade movie print security across the country and
have retained security companies to conduct routine
bag examinations and handheld metal detector
inspections at theatrical preview screenings.
Warning signs prohibiting camcording are also posted
Strategies to Prevent Camcording: A number of
strategies are under development that should greatly
inhibit the ability of pirates to camcord films in
cinemas. They include putting Mr.Security bunting at
the cinema; distributing flyer to all moviegoers
when they buy the ticket; and displaying the leaders
on the theatre screen every time the movie begin.
In an effort to help theatre employees and
moviegoers report criminal activity they are enables
to download camcording form online and email to
to reporting of violations 24 hours a day and
7 days a week.