Answered On Last Updated: Jun 20, 2024

What is Kanopy?

Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with access to a unique collection of films, documentaries and training courses. You can access movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos. Kanopy have created some comprehensive guidance available on their website.

Once on Kanopy, you will need to click on "Log in to Roehampton" on the left-hand side of the screen to gain access. If you are on campus you will be signed in automatically. 

Using your Roehampton email address, you can also sign up for a personal account in Kanopy by clicking on the "Profile" icon at the top right of the screen. Doing this will allow you to create a watchlist, set-up custom playlists and share your video streams.

For a complete overview of Kanopy and its multiple functions, please see our Spotlight on: Kanopy blog post.

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