Footage.net Adds Clip Sharing Capabilities to its Stock Footage Search and Discovery Platform

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New clipbin tool gives footage researchers enhanced ability to share screening clips via email and collaborate across teams on content discovery, review and evaluation.

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Since our users are often working within larger production teams or sourcing footage on behalf of clients, this new sharing capability makes it easy for them to loop in decision makers, present content options and move their projects forward

Footage.net announced today that it has added a new clipbin sharing capability to its online stock footage search platform. The newly released feature allows users to share clipbins via email, streamlining the review and evaluation of stock footage screening clips and supporting greater collaboration.

“The clipbin has always been an essential organizational and productivity tool for footage researchers,” said David Seevers, Footage.net Chief Marketing Officer. “And since our users are often working within larger production teams or sourcing footage on behalf of clients, this new sharing capability makes it easy for them to loop in decision makers, present content options and move their projects forward.”

Once clips have been saved to a clipbin within the user’s Footage.net account, sharing the clipbin is as easy as typing an email address. The recipient receives a simple, streamlined email showing thumbnail of the selected clips along with essential metadata regarding each clip. The recipient can then click on the clips to view them on Footage.net or link directly to the clip owner to initiate the licensing and acquisition process.

The addition of clip sharing compliments Footage.net’s recent adoption of Solr search technology to power its online stock footage search and screening platform. The newly deployed Solr search engine allows Footage.net to better manage huge datasets, organize diverse metadata fields, perform a vast number of simultaneous searches and filter search results dynamically. It’s also extremely fast, significantly expediting the footage search and discovery process for Footage.net’s global user base.

About Footage.net
Footage.net is the world’s premier online resource for stock footage research. Since 1994, Footage.net has focused on meeting the needs of both footage users and footage providers. Today, Footage.net 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 and NBC News Archives, as well as some exciting new specialist collections, such as Skyworks, Critical Past and Celebrity Footage. Footage.net is also home to the Zap Email, used every day by creative professionals to send footage requests instantly to over 50 top footage providers.

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