What’s in a name?

Cutaways, GVs, “B” roll, linking shots, clip generics…it seems that everyone has a different name for them. Though call them what you will, stock footage clips are those invaluable shots that go between the body of  a film, video or advertisement can make a piece, or sequence look great, for very little investment.

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Making your search experience easy

The clips in our library are searchable according to its description, the categories it falls under and the tags associated with the clip. While meta description can be almost endless, we tried to keep ours succinct and yet broad enough to cover a variety of choices. Our brief to our clip and metadata teams when key wording is to not only describe what can be seen in the specific clip, but to use keywords that could also describe intangibles like mood, emotion of the clip, as well as descriptive adjectives.

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