About Us

Stock Footage

Footage File was conceived from 20 years experience in stock footage licensing, archival research, rights clearances, video production and film curation. We license footage for advertising, documentary, feature film, television and other media projects. Our eclectic mix of archival and contemporary genres include aerial cinematography, aviation, advertising, early cinema, documentaries, educationals, feature films, industrials, newsreels, slapstick, travel and more. Our site was built with the professional researcher and producer in mind offering a clip-searchable database and free research tailor-made for your project needs. If you don't find what you are looking for on our website please send us a request and we'll be happy to search through our own extensive offline film archive and with our footage partners around the world.

Archival Research and Clearances

We'll search and clear all the rights you will need to use in your project including footage, photos, music, talent, text and trademarks. And we'll negotiate fees and terms that work for your needs. You will benefit from decades of experience tracking down rights holders and working out deals. We are associated with the Paris-based research company Rush Bar. With our new European partner, together can offer in-depth research capabilities and an expanded reach of both national and international source.


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