Moving Image Products, Services, and Use Pricing

History Colorado charges commercial and non-profit users use fees in order to support the maintenance of the collection. Possessing reproductions of History Colorado materials does not constitute permission for use. Please see our Moving Image Use Policy for more information.

Use fees are applied to any use or product. Fees will be assessed at a 50% discount for non-profit organizations, and may be reduced or waived for Colorado news media. Proof of non-profit status must be provided.

Any licensing and shipping and handling fees are paid directly to History Colorado, and are in addition to any potential digitization cost payable to History Colorado's selected third-party contractor. Payment may be made with cash, check, credit card, or money order. Please make checks or money orders payable to History Colorado.

Reproduction Fees for Digitized Footage

DVD $20
High Resolution Digital File  
Up to 30 minutes $40
30-60 minutes $65
Over 60 minutes $100


Use Fees for Digitized Footage

Screening Fee Per Film
For entire films $100
Non-Broadcast Use Per Second
Corporate $18
Interactive $18
Educational $12
Motion Picture or Home Video Per Second
Local $18
North America $35
Worldwide $40
Advertising Per Second
Local $23
North America $58
Worldwide $92
All media $105
Theatrical release only $58
Television Per Second
North America $25
Worldwide $40
Syndicated $35


Use Fees for Undigitized Footage (in addition to digitization cost)

Format & Length of Film or Video Licensing fee per reel or item
8mm or Super 8: up to 400 ft $250
8mm or Super 8: over 400 ft $350
16mm or 35mm: under 400 ft $250
16mm or 35mm: 400-799 ft $400
16mm or 35mm: 800-1199 ft $600
16mm or 35mm: 1200-2000 ft $800
All cellulose nitrate film $900
All video formats $300



Shipping & Handling
Film or video sent sent for digital transfer $35
Shipping for DVD
USPS - International $15
FedEx or UPS $10

UPS or FedEx shipping charges may also be applied to an existing account when provided.