New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2013
Footage.net, the stock, archival and news footage search engine announced today that over 800,000 preview clips from Shutterstock, a leading global marketplace for digital imagery, are now available for viewing through Footage.net’s stock footage search and screening platform.
Through this alliance, Footage.net users will be able to screen preview clips from Shutterstock’s stock footage collection, and Shutterstock will reach a new and growing user base worldwide for its stock footage licensing business.
"We’re working with some of the best cinematographers in the world to build out our stock footage collection,” said Ben Pfeifer, VP New Business for Shutterstock. “Over the last two years, we’ve doubled the size of our footage collection while maintaining the highest standards of quality. Our partnership with Footage.net helps us showcase our world-class footage to the widest possible audience of filmmakers, agency producers and creative professionals around the globe.”
“We are thrilled to have Shutterstock on the Footage.net search and screening platform,” said David Seevers, Footage.net’s Chief Marketing Officer. “Shutterstock is a true leader in the royalty-free image licensing business. They’ve leveraged cutting-edge technology and innovative business models to make high-quality images and footage available at affordable prices, and we think that Footage.net users will be as excited as we are to find their clips on our site.”
Sourcing content from over 35,000 approved image contributors in more than 100 countries, Shutterstock provides a licensable digital content library of more than 20 million images and 800,000 video clips, one of the largest libraries of its kind. All clips have been vetted by a member of Shutterstock’s review team for standards of quality and relevance, and are offered on a royalty-free basis at affordable rates.
Shutterstock recently launched a new version of its footage homepage, bringing new life to the experience. New features include easy access to Recent Searches and Recently Viewed clips, quick links to customer Account Details and Billing and Download Histories, and timely curated galleries from Shutterstock’s content team.
Footage.net has grown rapidly over the last several years to become one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive online stock footage databases. Shutterstock’s clips will be available for screening through Footage.net alongside motion content from some of the world’s most prestigious footage companies.
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 search engine makes it easy for creative professionals to search 40 world-class footage collections simultaneously and view over 2 million clips, many of which are available for download. 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. Whether they’re up against a deadline or searching for an obscure clip, creative professionals rely on Zap Emails every day to initiate their footage research projects, providing our Zap subscribers with a steady stream of new leads.
Shutterstock is a leading global provider of high-quality licensable photographs, vectors, illustrations and videos to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Shutterstock works closely with its growing contributor community of photographers, videographers, illustrators and designers to curate a global marketplace for royalty-free imagery. Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of rights-cleared images each week, and with more than 20 million images currently available, the company recently surpassed 250-million image downloads. Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock agency.