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Why Stock Video Is Perfect for Companies with Small Budgets

Let’s face it. A lot of companies are stuck in the past. They think airing multi-million dollar commercials on television is the only way to get their name seen and recognized by the masses. But today, that’s no longer...

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7 Iconic Opening Credits Sequences That Use Stock Footage (And one End-Credits Sequence)

There are many ways to create a great opening credits. Their role is to introduce the themes, locations, characters or problems that will be covered and encountered in the film or TV show they introduce over a short span...

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7 Creative Ways to Use Stock Footage in Music Videos (And 1 Creative Way to Source It)

Dating back to the 1950s, music videos are perhaps one of the oldest – and certainly one of the most enduring – forms of video marketing. With production budgets ranging from shoestring to several million dollars, creating a good...

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Finding Free Stock Footage: Our Glossary of Terms

Anyone who’s scoured the web for videos and audio to use in their project will know that there is a myriad of words, phrases, and legal jargon surrounding stock footage and similar resources. These can be difficult to get...

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Using Stock Footage for Website Backgrounds

The New Age of Web Design: Video Backgrounds and Headers They say a picture paints a thousand words. If that’s true, then what about video? In this article we explain the benefits of using stock footage to add a video background...

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Shot Types You Need to Know For a Successful Marketing Video

A successful marketing video answers three briefs: Why should someone watch your video? How do you ensure they keep watching? And what will they do next? To achieve these goals, your marketing video needs to communicate three things. Firstly:...

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10 Reasons Why Iceland is Always a Good Idea

In April of 2018 we visited Iceland for the first time and, to be honest, I didn’t really know what to expect. The first thing that came to mind were the geysers. And that it would be cold… freezing...

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Where to Find Archival Footage: Our Top 7 Websites

Since we recently put together a stock footage glossary to clear up the differences and similarities between archival, historical and stock footage, we thought it only fair that we give you some of our favourite footage archives, for when...

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Filming the DMZ – The World’s Most Hostile Border

Recently, we asked cameraman and editor Kiril Dobrev to film for us in South Korea, including the DMZ.  What he captured there was a library of footage of the DMZ, one of the most heavily monitored areas of the world. We...

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Building Your Brand on YouTube: Our Top Tips

As the second most-visited site on the internet, (and owned by the most-visited, Google), using YouTube to help build your brand is common sense. It has over 1.8 billion unique users every month (and those are just the ones...

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