Independent stock photo library The Bridgeman Art Library has raised the bar in the -history- photo stock arena by launching a ‘Footage Platform’ ahead of it’s main rivals in the UK
They say: For the first time creative professionals are able to search footage clips, alongside 500,000 stills, to create a complete visual package.
Footage covers social history, ancient cultures, contemporary travelogues and historic arts programmes. Biographies on artists and paintings are well covered within the collection with artists profiled including Umberto Boccioni and Henry Moore.
Much of the new audio visual content is exclusive to Bridgeman and has not been represented commercially before.
Victoria Bridgeman, CEO of Bridgeman Art Library says…
“We are very excited to be launching our new footage service, and hugely proud to represent these fantastic footage archives whose content you will now find on the new Bridgeman website. These short and full length films sit alongside our unparalleled archive of still images covering the entire spectrum of art, history and culture – enabling clients to access a range of rich multi-media content with a single search.”
Collection partners include the North West Film Archive, the de Laszlo family archive, the Whitechapel Gallery and Creative Arts Television.