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Footage.net Search Engine Partners With Getty Images

Getty Images World-Class Stock Footage Now Available Through Footage.net 


New York – February 23, 2010 – Footage.net (www.footage.net), the stock, archival and news footage search engine, announced today that Getty Images, the world’s leading creator and distributor of visual and digital media content, has added its entire footage database of more than 500,000 clips to the Footage.net search platform. Getty Images’ immense collection of motion content is now available for search and screening along side the other leading footage brands currently hosted on the platform.


“The partnership with Getty Images adds greatly to the breadth, depth and value of our footage search engine, and we look forward to providing Getty Images with another channel to serve the global production community,” said Footage.net President Domenick Propati. “We are especially pleased that Footage.net users will now have access to Getty Images’ amazing collection of high-quality contemporary footage.” 


Getty Images offers the most comprehensive footage collection available today, featuring more than 500,000 clips created by leading filmmakers, producers and production agencies. The unrivalled collection is further diversified by the vibrant content from world-renowned image partners including Universal Studios, Discovery FootageSource, AP Archive, dick clark productions, inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment, among others.


“Through this partnership, we will improve the ease with which our customers can search for stock footage,” said Danielle Leeper, global product manager, footage for Getty Images. “Our vast collection of stock motion content, combined with Footage.net’s search engine capabilities, will facilitate a more seamless search and access experience for our customers.” 


Getty Images’ content uploaded to Footage.net is licensed by Getty Images and is protected by best-in-class indemnification protection. 


About Getty Images

Getty Images is the world’s leading creator and distributor of still imagery, footage and multimedia products, as well as a recognized provider of other forms of premium digital content, including music.  Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover purchase and manage images and other digital content.  Its award-winning photographers and imagery help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and Web sites.  Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.


About Footage.net

Footage.net is the world’s largest non-competitive aggregator of stock footage databases, allowing footage researchers to search the world’s top footage collections from a single site. Since 1994, Footage.net has been the non-fiction production industry’s most comprehensive resource for serious footage research, providing access to the largest roster of stock, archival and news footage databases on the Internet. Footage.net exists to help footage researchers find the right motion content, and provide its content suppliers with leads and customers. Footage.net’s newly reengineered search engine returns results by relevance from over 30 major footage providers, allowing footage researchers to compare results across multiple collections, see who has the best motion content and save time. Footage.net’s advanced search functionality allows researchers to pinpoint shots by date, collection and/or category. Footage.net currently receives over 25,000 unique visits per month.


For more information:


For Footage.net

David Seevers

Thriving Archives

(415)839-7333

www.thrivingarchives.com


For Getty Images

Libby Gaines

Edelman Public Relations on behalf of Getty Images

(212) 704-4476

elizabeth.gaines@edelman.com