The FILM Archives Difference:
From Edison to HD
FILM Archives Has All the Footage You Need
FILM Archives Inc. is the one-stop stock footage source, offering the most comprehensive collection of contemporary and vintage images in the industry--
over a century of film, video, and HD images. Our incomparable library includes thousands of hours of newsreels, features, documentaries, commercials,
tv shows, home movies and home videos, cartoons, sports, travelogues, and much, much more--viewable and downloadable at the click of a button!
Contemporary News and HD Video
Our ever expanding library features thousands of hours of SD and HD news video from Cablevision's award winning News 12 library, dating from 1985 and continuing right up
to today, with fresh news events added daily! The HD library of feature-quality images boasts cutting edge views of cities, people, technology, special effects, and action imagery.
Every day FILM Archives adds new viewable and downloadable topic reels to its online library searchable by key word or phrase. Thousands of reels (not just individual clips)
are online, offering the fastest access to the greatest array of images in the industry. Enter a word in our search engine to endlessly and effortlessly explore decades of film and video. If you don't find
exactly what you need, email your request and our friendly and knowledgeable researchers will respond with a QuickTime video clip in minutes!
Our staff of veteran researchers includes historians, documentarians, filmmakers and editors. They understand your very specific footage needs. Their
very thorough knowledge of our library and your needs will get you the images you require on deadline.
Unlike other film libraries that simply act as footage resellers, FILM Archives maintains a proprietary library of vintage and
contemporary footage offered at highly competitive rates. We also offer major discounts for clients with significant or ongoing footage needs.