The Video Data Bank Screening Room is free and open to the public by appointment. To schedule a viewing time please call 312.345.3550 or email our Distribution Manager with the following information:Name • Phone • Email Address • Requested Date & Time • Requested Titles
We will respond to confirm your appointment. The screening room can fit 3-4 guests comfortably. If you are planning to visit the VDB with a large group, please contact email@example.com so we can work with you to facilitate access.
The VDB is located in a School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) building: 36 S Wabash Ave, 14th Floor. Located at the Northwest corner of Wabash and Monroe.
Accessible by public transportation: Red Line (Monroe) • Brown/Purple/Green/Orange Line (Adams/Wabash) • Blue Line (Monroe)
Screening Room Policies
- The maximum duration for each booking is two hours, unless a special research exception is granted.
- The screening room will be held open for no longer than fifteen minutes after your allocated start time. If you are running late please call us.
- If possible, please select in advance the titles you wish to view. We cannot guarantee titles will be available if selected on the day of viewing.
- Please leave the screening room tidy, with all equipment and lights switched off as a courtesy to the next guest.