Footage.net to Spotlight Stock Footage Partners at NAB 2016

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A diverse group of leading footage companies is set to take part in Footage.net’s 2016 NAB exhibition, offering NAB attendees a dynamic introduction to the world-class footage resources available for search and screening through Footage.net, the world’s premier online resource for stock footage search and discovery.

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“Introducing attendees to the world-class footage companies available through Footage.net is always a top priority for us at NAB. So our partner companies will be front and center at our NAB booth.”

Footage.net will feature a prestigious group of footage providers as part of its 2016 NAB exhibition, set to take place on April 18-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With the NAB Show forecasted to draw large numbers, and Footage.net moving to a central position on the show floor, traffic is expected to be strong.

“Introducing attendees to the world-class footage companies available through Footage.net is always a top priority for us at NAB,” said David Seevers, Footage.net CMO. “So our partner companies will be front and center at our NAB booth.”

Footage.net partner companies set to participate include: ABCNEWS VideoSource, AP Archive, Bridgeman Footage, FootageBank, Framepool, Global ImageWorks, INA, Producers Library and Reelin’ in the Years Productions. These companies represent the key footage categories available for search and screening through Footage.net, including television news, premium stock footage, arts & entertainment, archival footage and historic music performance.

As one of the world’s largest production shows, NAB brings together a huge number of production professionals, the vast majority of which are there to learn about production resources and make purchase plans and decisions. Of the 103,119 attendees at last years NAB Show, 69,325 were listed as buyers, of which 8.4% identified stock footage as a primary interest -- meaning 5,823 attendees expressed an interest in stock footage. Similar numbers are expected this year.

“Based on the huge turnout and the great demographic mix, NAB has historically been a very good show for us,” said David Seevers. “And we got very lucky with our booth position this year, which makes a huge difference. We have a corner spot at a high-traffic intersection at the end of a long, central corridor, providing an unobstructed line of sight from quite a distance. Being the right spot makes a huge difference at NAB so we are really looking forward to a great show.”

NAB attendees will be able to demo Footage.net’s search engine, view partner samples and delve into the ins and outs of particular collections. Anyone with particular footage needs can be matched up on the spot with specific footage or an individual provider. Please stop by the Footage.net booth for more information (Booth #SL 14,811).

Featured Footage Partners

ABCNEWS VideoSource is the content licensing division for ABCNEWS. The VideoSource collection spans from 1896 to the present and includes the collections of ABCNEWS and British Movietone News.

The Associated Press is the definitive source for images and video, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. The AP has the industry’s most sophisticated digital photo network, a 24-hr continuously updated online, multimedia news service and an expansive film and video archive. AP’s video archive collection includes over 1.7 million global news and entertainment stories dating back to 1895, sourced both from AP’s own coverage and from their premium content partners. Hours of new footage including HD content is added daily with coverage from AP’s 80 international news bureaus. Learn more about archive video at aparchive.com.

Bridgeman Footage is the premier destination for art, culture and historic footage. Bridgeman Footage is a division of Bridgeman Images, the art and history licensing specialists, distributing multi-media packages to creative professionals and TV broadcasters worldwide. Bridgeman’s rights managed footage collection is comprised of new and exclusive films, including historical archive, artist profiles and biographies, archaeological sites, world travel and vintage animation. Two thirds of their collection is represented exclusively by Bridgeman Footage. They have recently implemented an advanced download feature that allows clients to explore the diversity within their archive at their own leisure. They’re adding new clips daily, with thousands of clips available offline and their expert research team is available and ready to help you tell your story.

FootageBank took the lead in large format stock clip licensing over a decade ago and now takes the lead again in licensing fully released location content for scripted programming. With over 100,000 clips available online to search, preview and download, FootageBank is committed to representing high-value footage creators, and preserving and promoting value in clip licensing.

Framepool shows the world as it is, how it was and how it might be. In the categories Creative, Editorial and History, Framepool offers material from over 700 filmmakers, media companies and producers from all continents. Footage on all subjects, from all perspectives. The world as Framepool sees it, focusing on the unique, unusual, unexpected, as we have never seen them before.

The Global ImageWorks (GIW) archive is a large curated collection of amazing footage created by award winning filmmakers, cinematographers, correspondents and production companies. The archive contains both deep content and stock shots. Their growing selection of online “Buy Now” royalty free and rights ready footage is another way they make unique, high quality footage available to each and every production. Global ImageWorks is the exclusive clip administrator for several highly acclaimed iconic television shows including Austin City Limits, Time Life’s History of Rock & Roll Interviews, The Dick Cavett Show and Omnibus. They also represent the visually captivating films and photos of Harold Lloyd. Global ImageWorks offers a variety of licensing options including rights-managed, royalty-free and rights-ready. Clients can access Global ImageWorks Premium Collection, flexible pricing and free In-house Research. Global ImageWorks has the stock shots & the deep content producers need to connect with their audience.

INA is now one of the largest footage sources in the world. Since 1975, INA has worked to gather and conserve the images and sounds that underpin our collective memory, give them meaning and share them with the world. For their professional clients, the INAmediapro website provides free and immediate access to over 1.5 million hours of digitized video and audio treasures spanning a century of modern and international history. INA’s content includes exciting collections added daily.

Producers Library has been providing stock footage since 1957 and is still going strong. Their new motto reads “I’D RATHER BE SCANNING”, for all the 16mm to 2K and 35mm to 4K DPX files they are capturing from gems dug out of their vault. Eclectic barely describes their holdings – the short list includes feature out-takes, locations around the world, movie clips & trailers from all decades, 4K video, stills, vintage, playback and more. Additionally the Producers Library archive features a unique specialty in motion picture history. You can see their treasures at http://www.producerslibrary.com.

Reelin’ In The Years Productions is the world’s premier source for footage of musical artists, entertainers & history makers. Reelin' In The Years archive holds over 20,000 hours from the last 90 years available for license to all forms of media. In addition to their world renown music footage library, they also exclusively represent the rights to The Merv Griffin Show, The Sir David Frost Archive, The Rona Barrett Archive and numerous other extensive libraries which contain over 6,000 hours of in-depth interviews with the 20th century’s icons of film and television, politics, comedy, literature, art, science, fashion and sports, filmed between 1962-2012. The archive is so vast that whether you're looking for music footage from The Beatles to Beyonce, entertainment from Bette Davis to Jerry Seinfeld, history makers from Dr. Martin Luther King to President Bill Clinton, Reelin' In The Years Productions will have the perfect footage for your project.

Come learn about these and the other great collections available through Footage.net at booth #SL14811.

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 multiple 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 ABCNEWS VideoSource, AP Archive, Getty Images, ITN Source, FootageBank, Framepool, Historic Films, Producers Library and Reelin’ in the Years Productions, as well as some exciting specialist collections, such as NatureFootage, CriticalPast 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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