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What is Films on Demand?

Films on Demand is a streaming video database that provides 24/7 access to 52,309 videos, almost all of them closed captioned. To learn more about Films on Demand, see the full guide:

To Embed Films on Demand in Canvas


Find the film you would like to embed. (See Searching Films on Demand to review how to do this.)


Click on the Edit/Embed link below the video.

Copy Video Embed Code

Copy the Embed Code..  Optional: You may adjust the video size by clicking on one of the radio buttons under Embed Size.

Open Pages

pages directory

Log into Canvas. In Course Navigation, click the Pages link (even if it is grayed out).

View Pages

view all pages

Pages is designed to open to the front page for the course, if there is a front page selected. To select a page from the Pages Index, click the View All Pages button.

Open Page

page titles

Click the title of the page you want to open.

Edit Page

edit button

Click the Edit button.

Open HTML Editor

HTML editor

Click the HTML Editor link.

Paste Embed Code

pasting embed code

Paste the embed code for the video content into the HTML editor in Canvas.

Save Page

save button

Click the Save button.

View Page

view embedded video

View the video embedded into your page.

[adapted from Canvas Help page at on 4/27/16]