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WPA Film Library Offers Special Footage Deal Exclusively Through

18 December 2014, the world’s premier online resource for stock footage search and discovery, announced today that WPA Film Library, a leading source for stock footage and archival content, will offer newsletter subscribers a $250 discount on all footage licensed before January 31, 2015.

Anyone wishing to take advantage of this offer should subscribe to the enewsletter. To do so, go to Some restrictions apply, including a $500 per job minimum.

The WPA Film Library, a world-renowned footage house with extensive archival holdings and an excellent and growing collection of contemporary footage, serves all areas of the media community, supplying high-quality footage on topics as diverse as history, pop culture, politics, celebrities, landmarks, home movies, Americana and more.

“We are excited to make this offer available to our newsletter subscribers,” said David Seevers, Chief Marketing Officer. “The WPA Film Library is one of the world’s great sources for archival footage and contemporary stock footage, and this is a very generous offer.”

The WPA collection includes the British Pathe Newsreel, one of the longest-running newsreels in the world, covering world events and personalities from 1895 to 1970. Strong on fashion, lifestyles, personalities, travel, science and technology, in addition to world news events, the British Pathe collection is one of WPA’s most popular holdings.

In addition to the British Pathe Newsreel, WPA Film Library is the exclusive representative for the archives of public broadcaster WETA, with coverage of Congressional and Senate Hearings from as early as the 1970s. The Color Stock Collection from the 1950s is another client favorite, documenting Americana lifestyle images in luminous color, along with hundreds of vintage training films, funny video clips, home movies dating back to the 1920s, and classic commercials. WPA’s Music Collections are another strength, covering many genres, such as the classic pre-MTV music television shows Hullabaloo and Music Scene.  WPA exclusively represents the innovative Soul! Series which was recorded in the early 1970s and features music, interviews, and poetry by African American icons like Muhammad Ali, Harry Belafonte, and Stevie Wonder. Recent additions to the WPA Film Library include film footage on the spiritual, ecological, and economic significance of water, footage of Afghanistan, and coverage of late 1980s celebrities on the red carpet.   

WPA is a long-standing content partner, and their entire database is available for search through the search and screening platform.

About is the world’s premier online resource for stock footage research. Since 1994, has focused on meeting the needs of both footage users and footage providers. Today, remains committed to helping users find the best footage as quickly and easily as possible; generating new leads and licensing opportunities for our member archives; and strengthening the footage licensing industry as a whole.  Our dedicated footage search engine makes it easy for creative professionals to search 40 world-class footage collections simultaneously and view over 3.5 million clips, many of which are available for download. Our Global Search partners include some of the best-known companies in the stock footage industry, including AP Archive, Getty Images, ITN Source, FootageBank, Framepool, Historic Films, Reelin’ in the Years Productions and NBC News Archives, as well as some exciting new specialist collections, such as Skyworks, Critical Past and Celebrity Footage. is also home to the Zap Email, used every day by creative professionals to send footage requests instantly to over 50 top footage providers.


About WPA Film Library

The WPA Film Library, founded by independent producers in 1987, began as a repository of archival and contemporary stock footage for documentaries. In 1989, the company merged with the MPI Media Group, one of the country’s oldest independent home video labels and the producer of hundreds of documentaries. Since its inception, the WPA Film Library has grown into one of the world’s leading footage sources, offering tens of thousands of hours of high-quality vintage and contemporary images, and it has become a leading online stock footage resource.



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David Seevers

Chief Marketing Officer

(415) 609-7642


WPA Film Library

Diane Paradiso

The WPA Film Library

(708) 873-3113