a documentary film on Ireland's uilleann pipers
For public screenings of Good Piping, we rent the film on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
(In certain situations we can make other HD formats available, please see our FAQ.)
When no admission is charged, the rate for one screening is: $500.
(The film may be screened once over a 5 day period.)
When admission is charged, the rate per screening is the rental rate or 50% of the gross box office receipts, whichever is greater. Additional rental screenings on the same or subsequent days are 50% of the rental rate.
For answers to most questions regarding your rental of Good Piping, please see our FAQ.
How to Schedule a Rental
- Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org with your date(s) and proposed venue (festival, lecture, school event, etc.).
- We will email you a Rental Agreement and payment instructions.
- When payment is received a rental copy of Good Piping will be mailed.
Please be sure to make all rental arrangements with us well in advance of your screening date(s). We look forward to doing everything we can to make your screening of Good Piping special!
Shipping and Handling fees for DVDs & Blu-ray Discs
Domestic: $6.95 USPS First Class or $9.95 USPS Priority
International: Please inquire
We depend upon the prompt return of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs after your screening. We would prefer you send it back to us via UPS but Fed-Ex, Express Mail, Airborne, TNT, DHL or any shipping method that is trackable is acceptable too.
Terms and Conditions for Rentals
Date changes and cancellations must be made by telephone. No charge will be incurred if the film has not been shipped.
Questions Often Asked
How do I schedule a screening of Good Piping?
For public screenings, we rent the film on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. Information
on how to rent a DVD or Blu-ray Disc for your event screening
can be found on our SCREENING INFORMATION page.
Are the rental DVDs and Blu-ray Discs limited by region?
No. The DVDs and Blu-ray Discs are all Region 0, a.k.a. Region Free. This means
that they can be played on a DVD/Blu-ray player in any country.
What are the technical specifications for the DVD?
The DVDs are NTSC, 16:9/widescreen with Dolby Digital Stereo audio.
They are on single-layer discs.
What are the technical specifications for the Blu-ray Disc?
The Blu-ray Discs are 16:9/widescreen with Dolby Digital Stereo audio.
They are on single-layer discs.
I'd like to screen the film in HD (High Definition) for a group but
we do not have a Blu-ray player. What else is possible?
For example, we can put an HD copy of Good Piping on a USB drive that
includes certain software that will allow you to play the film in HD
from a laptop that is hooked into a projector.
Does the film have subtitles?
Good Piping is in the English and Irish languages with English subtitles on spoken Irish.
There are no plans for any additional subtitling at this point.
How do I purchase a DVD or Blu-ray Disc copy of Good Piping?
The film is not available for purchase at this time!
May I preview the entire film before renting?
No. Aspidistra Films is a small distribution company and is unable to accommodate
preview requests. A trailer and numerous articles and reviews can be found at:
How do I return a rented DVD or Blu-ray Disc?
We would prefer you send it back to us via UPS but Federal Express, Express Mail,
Airborne, TNT, DHL or any shipping method that is trackable is acceptable too.
Can my organization make an archival backup copy of the film?
No, we do not allow duplication of a rented copy of Good Piping.
I would like for Davis Watson to present the film and speak at our
university/organization. Is he available?
Yes, Mr. Watson speaks frequently in conjunction with screenings of his films.
Please contact Aspidistra Films well in advance with your interest and possible dates.
Can you post about my Good Piping film screening on the film website?
Of course! If your organization has rented a copy of Good Piping to screen, we would be happy to
post about the event on our website and social media sites. Just email us at email@example.com
with details on the screening(s) and a link to your website, if applicable.