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The FOCAL International Awards 2011

Winners in the world's leading and most complete set of awards for the archive footage industry! 

               

The FOCAL International Awards 2011 in association with AP Archive were presented 11th May 2011 at the Lancaster London Hotel, London by Greg Dyke, Patron FOCAL International.


You are invited to Sponsor the Footage industry's event of the year!

The FOCAL International Awards 2011 in association with AP Archive has been launched. Since these awards began 8 years ago, they have fast become the world's leading and most complete set of awards for the archive footage business giving a unique opportunity to support and honour the very best in the world of footage - the professional researchers who access the material, the technicians who care for its physical maintenance and the producers who use it in such a variety of exciting, moving and stimulating ways.

SPONSORS OF THE FOCAL INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2011 WILL HAVE:

An unrivalled opportunity to raise your profile amongst the biggest names in the business in the UK and around the world.
An opportunity to network with up to 400 of the most influential industry individuals at the ceremony.
Repeated exposure throughout the lead up to the ceremony and afterwards in press releases, brochures, articles, on the website etc
An invitation to attend our gala dinner and ceremony on 11th May 2011 at The Lancaster London Hotel, London, UK where the awards will be presented by Greg Dyke, Patron FOCAL International

Call Anne Johnson at FOCAL INTERNATIONAL to discuss * GOLD * SILVER * BRONZE * sponsorship packages +44 (0)20 3178 3535
 

Our Sponsors this year

  • BBC Motion Gallery

  • BBC Motion Gallery

    BBC Motion Gallery is the BBC's agent for the licensing of all footage from its world-class archive. Customers can now have direct hands-on access to thousands of clips via www.bbcmotiongallery.com. Launched in June 2004, the website allows users to search for, view and download from a selection of Rights Managed and Royalty Free footage and fresh content is added every day. With offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Sydney, Hong Kong, Paris, Tokyo, Mumbai and Dubai the archive is a truly international resource.To complement the core collection BBC Motion Gallery also represents a number of major broadcast and specialist archives. These include CBS News, NHK Japan (HD content), CCTV China, Ripcurl and Nugus / Martin.

    http://www.bbcmotiongallery.com/

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  • ITN Source

  • ITN Source

    ITN Source is the gateway to over one million hours of iconic footage and creative moving imagery captured over three centuries. From news to drama, celebrity, comedy, music, wildlife, natural history and film, to an inspirational stock footage section and growing at a rate of over 20 hours of digitised content a day, ITN Source is the most diverse commercial archive in the world.

    http://www.itnsource.com/

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  • INA

  • INA

    Ina is one of the largest archive centres in the world and the world's largest digital audiovisual source. Every day, we license our images and sounds worldwide to over a thousand clients (producers, broadcasters, publishers, agencies, any companies...). An outstanding archive: Ina has a unique collection of archives drawn from original sources. You will discover not only France but the French views of the world since 1914 through a variety of programmes and footage: world newsreels, music & art performances, reports, animation, sports, variety shows, literary adaptation, short films, magazine shows, entertainment, documentary, fiction, feature films, biography & interviews, ...

    http://www.inamediapro.com/index.jsp

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  • Fremantlemedia Archive

  • Fremantlemedia Archive

    Celebrating 40 years of Thames Television, FremantleMedia Enterprise's Archive Sales division represents the best in independent television from 1950s to present day. From Fact to Fiction, Drama and Light Entertainment to Children's TV, News and comedy not to mention the flagship Current Affairs programme of its day This Week, the archive sales team boasts some of the world most widely recognised and cutting edge TV shows.

    http://www.fremantlearchivesales.com/

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  • Clips & Footage

  • Clips & Footage

    Clips & Footage gives you access to over a century of unique footage from every genre including one of the largest collections of music and entertainment in the world. Our award-winning team is expert at providing high quality footage at flexible prices so you can negotiate the best rates for your project. Database research is free and you can expect a super-fast turnaround to fit the tightest of deadlines on ftp uploads, DVD screeners and master dubs. We have been supplying footage for over ten years to clients including BBC, JWT, Channel 4, Euro RSCG plus innumerable independent production companies.

    http://www.clipsandfootage.com

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  • Getty Images

  • Getty Images

    The Getty archive collection has over 200,000 fully-digitised clips available, dating from the 1900's and over 400,000 creative, editorial and archival clips. Coverage ranging from model-released creative to contemporary editorial and historical archive material, including silent films, documentaries, Hollywood features and educational films.

    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/footage

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  • ITV Sport Archive

  • ITV Sport Archive

    The ITV Sport Archive has circa 200,000 hours of classic footage from virtually every major sporting event covered by ITV Sport since the mid 1960's, from Athelitics, Boxing and Darts to domestic League, FA Cup and European Football through to Speedway, Snooker and Wrestling.

    http://www.itv.com/sport/

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  • WRN Broadcast

  • WRN Broadcast

    WRN Broadcast is a leading international transmission company providing its world-wide client base with high quality, innovative and cutting edge solutions for their broadcasting needs. Since its foundation in 1992, WRN Broadcast has continued to exploit new opportunities and digital technologies to help its clients reach new audiences in new markets.

    http://www.wrn.org/

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  • Framepool

  • Framepool

    Make use of one of the world's largest film archives for your video projects. Framepool has 600,000 shots online available for instant download. All you have to do is search, find and license. Premium material from more than 700 filmmakers, producers, TV Channels and news agencies including the AP Archive, Agence France-Presse (AFP), ORF, Gogol Lobmayr, National Film Board of Canada, Nuit de la Glisse, and many more is just a single click away. Our showcases give you a quick overview of our collection. Under CREATIVE, you will find premium material with a commercial feel. HISTORY has our large historical-contemporary archive and EDITORIAL is perfect for all your documentary needs.

    http://www.framepool.com

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  • ITN Source

  • ITN Source

    ITN Source is the gateway to over one million hours of iconic footage and creative moving imagery captured over three centuries. From news to drama, celebrity, comedy, music, wildlife, natural history and film, to an inspirational stock footage section and growing at a rate of over 20 hours of digitised content a day, ITN Source is the most diverse commercial archive in the world.

    http://www.itnsource.com/

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  • BBC Studios and Post Production

  • BBC Studios and Post Production

    BBC Studios and Post Production's Telecine, Grading and Restoration Team pride themselves on their attention to detail and dedication to their work. With over 50 years of experience in both film and video restoration, the team has yielded excellent results, whilst never forgetting how precious the material is. Their developing technical knowledge and flexibility towards customer needs has enabled them to build close and trusted relationships right across the UK and Europe.

    http://www.bbcstudiosandpostproduction.com/

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  • AP Archive

  • AP Archive

    Ap Archive offers exclusive and iconic footage, ranging from the JFK assassination to the attacks of 9/11, the Concorde and Comoros crashes, the 2004 Tsunami and the fall of Saddam. Their 17 partners include ABC News, Australian Broadcasting and CCTV (China). Over 3000 entertainment stories are added each year to the collection and can meet all requirements for celebrity footage.

    http://www.aparchive.com/

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  • Deluxe Digital London

  • Deluxe Digital London

    Deluxe Digital is a dedicated and innovative organisation offering digital and data post-production and distribution services to the feature film industry from the heart of London.

    http://www.deluxedigital.co.uk

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  • Film London & London Screen Archives

  • Film London & London Screen Archives

    Film London, as the capital's film and media agency, aims to ensure London has a thriving film sector that enriches the city's businesses and its people. The agency works with all the screen industries to sustain, promote and develop London as a major international production and film cultural capital, and it supports the development of the city's new and emerging film-making talent. Film London is funded by the Mayor of London, the National Lottery through the BFI, and receives significant support from Arts Council England and Skillset.

    http://www.focalint.org/about-focal-international/industry-partners

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On the Night...

Sue Malden, FOCAL International Chair

Jenny Coan, Clips and Footage winning the Library Employee of the Year Award

Mila Turajlic winning the Award for Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production for Cinema Komunisto

Elizabeth Klinck winning an Award for Best use of Footage in a Factual Production for Reel Injun

Alison Mercer winning the Library of the Year for Clips and Footage

John Herron winning the Lifetime Achievement Award

FOCAL International Awards

FOCAL International Lifetime Achievement Award

The stage

L-R Julie Lewis, FOCAL International with Larry McKinna, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2007

AP Archive team

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FOCAL International Awards 2011 Keynote Speech by Greg Dyke