Archive Company Profiles

Oddball Films

Oddball Films is the world’s most unique archive of eclectic and unusual stock footage. Oddball was founded by Stephen Parr, a filmmaker with a historical knowledge of film culture and an intimate relationship with creative production.

Our staff draws on an international mix of researchers, historians and editors who have a keen sense of the visual elements your production requires. We work in tandem with our clients to visualize concepts, research requests, and deliver footage to producers whose deadline was “yesterday”.

For over 25 years we’ve been the definitive source for offbeat and unusual footage-from strange science to contemporary oddities. We have thousands of archival newsreels, quirky commercials and movie trailers as well 60s and 70s lifestyle footage, vintage erotica, high technology shots, and breathtaking footage of exotic locales. Our comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary clips encompasses all genres, many recently discovered or shot live.

Our holdings consist of over 50,000 archival and contemporary 35mm, 16mm and HD media elements, many digitized for immediate online distribution. We also represent many important collections around the world from death-defying stunt footage to exotic HD footage of Asia.

Company Information
Oddball Films
275 Capp Street
San Francisco
United States
Adam Dziesinski

Footage Categories
  • Archival/Newsreel
  • Aerials
  • Animation
  • Contemporary Stock Footage
  • Entertainment/Celebrity
  • Music
  • Natural History/Wildlife
  • Personalities
Licensing Options
  • Rights Managed
  • Rights Ready
Formats Available
  • High Definition
  • Standard Definition

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Please send us an email with your specific footage request(s) for your project and we will get back to you!
We license stock footage in a variety of genres as well as provide research services to help you locate the best footage for your project.