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Global ImageWorks and Screenocean in Footage Sales Partnership

By: Global ImageWorks | January 10, 2010

New York based Global ImageWorks (GIW) and London based footage sales company Screenocean today announced a sales and marketing partnership to serve clients on both sides of the Atlantic. Screenocean manages footage sales from the archive of UK based national TV network Channel 4 and materials from a range of other media producers. Screenocean's content includes a strong and rarely seen music performance collection from the present back to the 1980s, a range of international celebrity footage including exclusive interviews, a rich collection of arts, culture and comedy material and extensive coverage of international current affairs.

Highlights of the GIW Collection include: Contemporary and Historic footage, 9/11 coverage, Aerials, Destinations, Entertainment & Variety shows, Extreme Sports, Extreme Weather, Fire/Rescue, Global Conflict, Global Warming, Home Movies, Lifestyle, Pop Culture, Reenactments, Rock n Roll interviews, early Hip Hop culture, Time Lapse Photography, Underwater scenes and stunning Nature & Wildlife footage.

Screenocean's materials are available to North American based clients via the offices of GIW and Screenocean will promote and make GIW content available to UK and European clients through its London base.

Darren Long (CEO, Screenocean) explains "The partnership with Global ImageWorks is an ideal fit as both companies have superb and complementary content - particularly in the areas of music, popular culture and entertainment. Our partnership will open up this content to our respective clients'.

Jessica Berman-Bogdan (President, Global ImageWorks) said "We're very excited about the Screenocean partnership as it immediately broadens the scope of material that each archive can provide. It is a treasure trove of refreshing new material to be used and enjoyed on both sides of the Atlantic and further expands the deep content offerings of the GIW collections"

About Global ImageWorks
Global ImageWorks (GIW) is a boutique, full service company providing stock footage library sales, research and rights management services. Built by a team of professional footage researchers, Global ImageWorks is known for uncovering and making available for licensing, not just stock shots, but deep content from several unique, rich, high quality footage collections drawn from the vaults of filmmakers, cinematographers, journalists, and production companies. Global ImageWorks' collections cover a broad spectrum of categories including music and entertainment, world events and global conflict, destinations and aerials and is also exclusively representing the clip licensing for the iconic television show, Soul Train and Omnibus, a classic television series from the golden age of television . (

About Screenocean
Screenocean is a business to business media licensing and content management company. Screenocean is backed by Cambridge Imaging Systems - a leading UK company in the Digital Asset Management sector. Our content partners include the UK's Channel 4 Television network, the Shed Media Group, the Digital Rights Group and the Box TV UK music channels. Through our content partnerships we bring a wealth of unique material to the media production sector - music and entertainment, current affairs and factual footage, lifestyle content, arts and film and classic comedy. (

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