Where can I get a copy of the film?

The film is distributed by First Run Features (FRF). To find out more about the versions available or to easily navigate to the film options on the FRF site, visit The Film page.

How can I share the film?

One of the simplest and most powerful ways to share the film and Dr. Hilleman’s story is simply by telling friends and family about the film and sharing this website.  Word of mouth helps make others aware of Dr. Hilleman’s legacy, the film, and the VMP educational materials

You can also plan and host a screening of the film in your community. Please contact us for information about a screening kit we developed to make hosting a screening fun and easy.  

Can I get permission to use an animation or a video clip from the film?

Yes. Several clips and animations are available to link to from the Videos & Animations page of the Vaccine Makers Project Website. If you would like to use a video beyond linking to it, please contact us.  

Can I show the full film in my classroom or at my school?

Yes. Please visit The Film page for screening license information. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us directly.

Can I show the full film in my community?

Yes. If you are interested in showing the film, we can work with you to make the process easy. We have also developed a screening kit to assist with planning and publicizing your event. When you contact us to inquire about a screening, we will also share these resources with you. 

Are there any classroom lessons connected to the film?

Yes. Visit the Vaccine Makers Project website for free educational materials and resources that teach elementary, middle, and high school students about how the immune system works, how diseases develop, and how vaccines work to prevent them. Animations and video clips are used throughout the lessons. You can also sign up for Vaccine Makers Project updates.