You are invited to Sponsor the Footage industry's event of the year!
The FOCAL International Awards 2013 in association with AP Archive has been launched. Since these awards began 9 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.
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BBC Motion Gallery, the clip licensing arm of BBC Worldwide, offers creative professionals access to an unparalleled source of unique, high-quality footage and premium HD content. The BBC archive is one of the largest and most respected collections in the world and includes the BBC Natural History Unit's award-winning output, innovative factual and entertainment programming, BBC Sport and BBC News. In addition, BBC Motion Gallery represents CBS News, NHK, ABC and CCTV and through our partnership with T3 Media, specialist collections including National Geographic, HBO Archives, Smithsonian Channel, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures and MGM Studios. Visit bbcmotiongallery.com to search, preview and download more than 300,000 clips, many of which can be purchased online. More content can be accessed from our offline archive and expert research is available free of charge.
ITN Source has one of the world's largest and most diverse collections of moving imagery. We manage and license footage from 1896 to the present day from the ITN archive and partners including Reuters News Agency, Fox News, Fox Movietone, ITV Studios, Channel 9 News Australia and other specialist collections from around the world. Finding the content you need is easier than ever before. Since the completion of a mammoth project to digitise the entire ITN archive, you can search, view and download all ITN content online at www.ITNSource.com. In fact, you can now download high resolution screeners directly from the site at 10Mbs. Our content is updated on a daily basis and we are continually uncovering new, rare and never-before-seen material, so there's always something new to add to your next project. Calling all producers, film-makers, publishers and researchers! ITN Source is now offering archive development workshops to brainstorm production ideas to help you win commissions and discuss flexible commercial models for UK and international markets. Attendees will benefit from FREE research and FREE hi-res footage for use in pitches, tasters and sizzles. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
The FremantleMedia Archive is one of the largest and most diverse Television and Film libraries in the world. Boasting some of the world's most recognised and cutting edge news and standalone documentaries as well as a wide range of content from light entertainment, game shows, dramas, comedies and children's programming. The Thames Television collection alone has over 100,000 hours of programming including Thames News and This Week/TVEye (1968-1992), the flagship current affairs programme of its day.
Broadcast provides the most authoritative coverage of the TV, radio and digital sectors, providing the latest broadcaster & production news, analysis, data, comment and jobs. Across our multi-channel platform, Broadcast offers the most efficient way of reaching the content production community. Our readers rely on us for expert and trusted news, analysis, insight and data. Regular supplements such as our annual Indie Survey, Distributors Survey and online commissioning database Greenlight, save readers research time and money, whilst informing them of the prevailing market trends. Go to www.broadcastnow.co.uk to find out more
Bridgeman Footage features a wealth of archive and contemporary video content, from exclusive and unseen collections. Highlights include artist profiles and biographies, 20th century social and political history, world cultures, travel and animation. Bridgeman Art Library, home to Bridgeman Footage, makes the best of the world's fine art, cultural and historical images available for reproduction while supporting museums, artists and collections globally. Every subject, concept, style and medium is represented, from the masterpieces of national museums to documentary photography. Visit bridgemanart.com to search, preview and download over 700,000 high quality resolution stills alongside video clips to create a complete visual package. Contact our expert picture researchers who can advise on copyright and provide free searches in our extensive archive offline.
Getty Images is one of the world's leading creators and distributors of still imagery, video and music. We offer over 1,000,000 creative, editorial and archival clips dating from the 1900's to the modern day, with an additional 20,000 hours offline. Fully released HD contemporary creative footage includes premium quality content from house collections and key partners plus over 200 independent film-makers. Full length digitised archive films can now also be searched and selected in our new Video Vault. Users can also access rare footage beyond that available online thanks to research assistance and deep-file footage searches available from our highly experienced staff.
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 Athletics, Boxing and Darts to domestic League, FA Cup and European Football through to Speedway, Snooker and Wrestling. Many of the legends of boxing started their career on ITV including one of the greatest fights of all time Benn v Eubank. Horse races such as the Oaks, Derby, St. Ledger, 1000 Guineas; - Ice Skating - close to 20 years of UK and international features and highlights; From George Best to Giant Haystacks, Frank Bruno to Frank Rijkaard, the ITV Sport Archive is a Who's Who of international greats from the World of Sport. In addition, hours of classic footage of some of the ITV Sport stars through the years, Brian Moore, Jimmy Hill, Dickie Davies, Saint & Greavsie and Des Lynam. In-house picture research & rights clearance by experienced library and sales personnel - Flexible and experienced production resources - State of the art technical and production services
IMG Sport Video Archive is the world's largest dedicated sport's library. From 3D and HD, to SD and Film, our archive consists of match footage, programming, interviews, ISO's and general views dating back over 100 years. Recently launched, IMGSportVideoArchive.com is an online resource and dedicated research tool, showcasing many prestigious sports federations, governing bodies and events including; the ATP World Tour, Australian Open, Cricket Australia, Giro d'Italia, International Olympic Committee, The PGA of America, Premier League, Racing UK, Rugby World Cup, Rugby Football League, The R&A, The Ryder Cup, SANZAR, The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The Wimbledon Championships.
With over 900,000 hand-selected, royalty-free video clips, Shutterstock Footage is the premier online resource for professional producers, editors, and organizations seeking quality and diversity in their creative choices. The extensive, curated library offers a variety of high production value videos including model release videos, aerials, time lapses, and editorial. More than 10,000 clips are added every week, so there's always something fresh. Plus, royalty-free licenses ensure that once you download a clip, it's yours to use forever. Start exploring the possibilities at footage.shutterstock.com
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.
Creative Skillset is the licensed Sector Skills Council for Entertainment Media, Fashion and Textiles, Publishing and Advertising, Marketing and Communications. It is owned and invested in by employers working in social partnership with unions and aspires to have the best skills and talent in the world to drive growth of the industries and the UK economy. Creative Skillset brings all parts of the Creative Industries together to add value through collaboration on workforce development. Its film skills strategy is funded directly by industry via the Skills Investment Fund, a levy on productions filmed in the UK, and the National Lottery funding via the BFI.
Between 1896 and 1976, British Pathé recorded a wealth of material unrivalled in its historical and cultural significance. The company was a unique witness to the emergence of the modern world and its archive is a treasure trove for programme-makers and researchers worldwide. British Pathé's collection of 90,000 individual film items and 12 million stills is fully digitised and viewable online. Visit www.britishpathe.com
For 25 years Digital Vision has been on the forefront of image processing technology, with our creative and innovative Nucoda Colour Grading system, and our award winning tools for image restoration and reconstruction in our Phoenix tools we have changed the way people work with images. With Vintage Cloud, we will change the the way people archive images.
BBC Studios and Post Production's Digital Media Services division provides the latest technology and an experienced team to support customers across the full range of , digital restoration, digital archiving, delivery and duplication activities. Conveniently based at a brand new facility in South Ruislip, our restoration and archiving team ensure they bring out the best in your material with clear workflows to track, prepare, digitise, restore, quality check and store your footage. We also manage file delivery, encoding and duplication services (including high-quality clones, conversions and compilations across multiple formats). Recent credits include Life on Earth, The Sweeney and WWI Archive for Imperial War Museums.
AP Archive is the film and video archive of the Associated Press - the essential global news network and the most trusted source of independent news and information. The collection includes over 1.3 million global news and entertainment stories dating back to 1895. Hours of new footage is added daily with coverage from AP's network of international news bureaus. If an event happens anywhere in the world, you can be sure that AP covers it.
The ever evolving and growing archive and restoration market, and the volume of material that remains to be digitally captured and restored, demands ongoing investment in the very latest technology combined with the best technicians. By teaming cutting edge technologies and techniques with an expert staff of colourists and digital restoration artists, Deluxe provide restoration and preservation solutions for some of the world's most prestigious archives. With services spanning film handling, scanning, grading, digital restoration and output to film and digital delivery formats for preservation, Deluxe set the benchmark in restoring images of historical importance and are one of Europe's leading providers of restoration and preservation services.
Bonded Services is the world's leading media asset management provider. Entrusted with over 10 million assets worldwide, Bonded has the experience and expertise to store, manage and distribute your content. Our new, purpose built, in-house digital studios offer the latest in cutting edge technology to provide an end-to-end asset management solution enabling you to migrate your content whilst protecting the long-term integrity of both your physical and digital asset. Bonded's in-house digital services help simplify the complexities and challenges of bringing new viewing and revenue opportunities for your content via our 'in studio' high speed Gigabit link to more than 60 platforms including LoveFilm, iTunes, and Netflix.