Stock Footage Use Helps Budget

Stock footage and photos is film or video not shot specifically for use in any one particular film or video. Stock footage and photo scenes included might be overviews of a particular city to establish a location in a film, or an airplane in flight. These stock footage shots would be much more costly budget-wise if the production company decided to shoot them on their own. Stock footage and photos companies maintain large libraries of generic footage for this purpose.

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