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Huntley Archives Visits Indonesia
Huntley Film Archives embarked on new territory with a trip to Jakarta in Indonesia, earlier in January. They were delighted to be hosted by the Indonesian Heritage Society and the Indonesian Film Center and to meet archives, producers and broadcasters of the region. Indonesia is a fast expanding and rapidly growing country and we enjoyed reflecting on its journey though the 20th century.
They prepared a special programme of archive film from around Indonesia, including an especially rare record of Javanese village life in 1908 – a significant year for Indonesia as the Dutch tightened their grip on this colony.
Erickson Stock Shows off “Wealth Quest” Custom Spot
The footage and stills library has recently added customisable videos to help users makes low-cost films. They show the fresh and creative ways their clients have found to use their motion clips, in this case a firm of financial advisers.
WPA Features the Speeches of Martin Luther King
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks and refers to the U.S. Supreme Court's Nov. 13, 1956 ruling that declared segregation on buses as unconstitutional. Dr. King proved that non-violent protest can be effective at countering the injustices levied against African Americans. WPA Film Library has exceptional coverage of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s including major figures like Dr King.
StormStock Publishes Spectacular "Storm Cloud" Screener
StormStock founder Martin Lisius is a cloud nerd. If there's an interesting one in the sky, he'll film it. So, there's no wonder that StormStock features the most incredible collection of storm cloud footage on the planet. Real-time and time-lapse cumulonimbus, mammatus, altocumulus, and crepuscular rays shot on Super 35, 4K and 6K.
Dancing on Ice? A Chimp Could Do It: Whacky 1960s footage
Recently emerged film from the vaults shows circus animal Archie skating backwards, spinning on the spot and leading a conga around the rink. The video, taken in 1962, shows Berlin-based chimp Archie gliding over the ice and performing tricks.
New WW1 Footage Film Made by Peter Jackson to Screen on BBC
The Lord of the Rings filmmaker has created a 3D film about the First World War. The Oscar-winner has restored 100-year-old archive footage, some of which has never been seen before, from the Imperial War Museum's vast archive, using digital technology. The footage has been hand-colourised and will be broadcast on BBC1 and shown in secondary schools across the UK.
Urban Explorer Footage of Eerie Abandoned Care Home
Manchester Jah Irie Home, formerly for Jehovah's Witnesses, lies wrecked and unused in this footage from Jake the Urban Explorer on YouTube. Old photographs, wheelchairs and medication, this is all that remains of an eerie boarded-up care home. Terrifyingly, there seems to be a prison cell in the basement.
BBC Ideas New Project - Short Factual Videos
The videos will be created by the BBC Ideas team based on existing BBC content and suggestions from the audience, as well as commissioned from independent production companies, aiming to inform and entertain audiences.
StoryStock Reconnecting Media with Stories from Communities
New Irish media tech platform, StoryStock.com, is working to deliver one of the world's first banks of curated digital stories about people. The award winning Irish start up plans on having 50,000 global human interest stories in its archive in 3 years which it will licence to publishers, media and brands.
Prince Lives Again in a Concert Using Previously Unseen Footage
The purple hitmaker, who died in 2016, is to be remembered at a special concert at to commemorate the second anniversary of his death. The show on April 21st 2018 will feature newly remastered and never-before-released audio and video of Prince, accompanied live on the Target Center stage by a super-group of musicians who performed alongside Prince throughout his legendary career.
HosiHO – New Aerial Images and Bulk Buy Discount Coupons
Tremendous start of the year for HOsiHO, with loads of news, starting with the addition of hundreds of aerial videos those last days, from Italy to the Canary Islands, through castles in England, to London from a helicopter view, or the last snowfalls in the mountains of France.
Latest BBC Big Cats Series Features The World's Smallest Cat
The new BBC series features astounding footage of a tiny predator: the Rusty Spotted Cat. Living in Sri Lanka, this cute carnivore weighs only a kilogram and could fit in your hand, but is still an active hunter, though rarely filmed before so this footage gives us a glimpse into its life
New Footage Library Stock30 Launches
Stock30.com, from creative agency Oursayso, is setting out to challenge the stock footage world by offering 4K resolution 30 second clips for just 20 pounds a month. The intention is to provide exceptional stock from professional camerapeople at a good value subscription price.
StormStock Image of the Month - Lightning
The image for January from the storm and severe weather specialist is a single bolt of lightning striking farmland ahead of an approaching twister, Shenandoah, Iowa, June 2017.
Framepool's Best Collection Highlights
Framepool continues to build its library, bringing researchers and producers more exclusive collections in HD, 2K and 4K+ to choose from. They show highlights from NBCUniversal, Amazing Race, Unesco World Heritage, Happy Kids, and many other spectacular collections.
New Lightning Footage Showreel from StormStock
Filmmaker Martin Lisius shot and produced a new footage showreel for StormStock, the stormy weather specialist footage library to show some of the exceptional weather footage they offer. It features lightning he photographed over the past two years in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado using special techniques he developed specifically for this challenging subject.