• Illegal recording in cinemas around the world is the source of over 90% of pirated films in circulation today.
  • Film theft/piracy can affect your cinema business and the wider industry’s ability to invest in new releases and new talent.

The FCPA exists to safeguard the UK and Irish film business, but we can’t do it without your vigilance, awareness and involvement.

Recording (“Camming”) devices

Smart phones have become the preferred recording device used by film thieves over recent years. However there have also been numerous examples of other devices being used. Consider the examples below, where alert cinema staff like you were one step ahead. The cinema employees took advantage of our rewards programme and reported the circumstances to their manager, leading to disruption of the illegal activity.

Recording devices