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"Advantages Of Using Sports Stock Footage","Sports dominates media and the
interest in the main target groups for advertising campaigns. To reach such
audiences, advertisers will sometimes produce film commercials around the sports
pictures and video. Finding sports footage that looks like the high production value
sports broadcasts audiences are seeing on television is a big challenge. there is
plenty of footage on tape but only a very limited selection has been cleared to be
used as stock footage. Finding a well-selected consultant level sports stock footage
shot in a competition setting could manifold the entertainment or informative value
of your program.

Stock footage is short clippings of fast-flying images which either haven't been
filmed with any particular production in mind, making them fit for any type of
program or are taken from previously broadcast coding since they can be used in
new productions. Both varieties of footage is commonly used in programs such as
documentaries, sports reviews, television programs, advertising commercials,
movies and independent films. A resource for increasing the impact and production
value when making any type of programing, stock footage is a inherent tool among
consultant producers of original coding.

In addition, using a stock footage clip can drastically bring down the time and
budget necessary for making a program. The art is to skillfully insert the stock
footage at the appropriate points of the film production to have a enhance the
cinematic flow. Usage of this footage can noticeably bring down production costs. It
will in most cases be cheaper to license the clips from a stock footage distribution
company than to shoot it yourself. This becomes particularly evident in producing
video of team sports which require large production resources to shoot.

Although much of archival this footage is licensed as rights-managed, it can now
also be purchased under the royalty-free license. The main difference between the
two forms of licensing is the duration of use and cost. Rights-managed footage is
licensed for a limited amount of time while royalty-free footage can be used
anytime. As for the cost, rights-managed these footage are charged based upon
various factors, such as the motive of production, the size of audience and the
duration of usage. Charges for royalty-free footage are based upon the format.

Currently, stock footage is not only available on tape but even more commonly
delivered by download over the internet. The available formats range from standard
definition PAL or NTSC formats along with various high video definition formats
ensuring high photograph quality content. One can purchase stock footage easily
over the Internet. There are several places online where you can buy stock
footage. So it becomes important to look for a quality provider who offers a wide
range of topics, high definition stock footage. In the case of sports footage, the
differentiator between the providers is often the extent to which the rights to the
footage has been cleared. Video producers are advised to verify the quality of the
footage and possibly contact the provider regarding the status of the rights
clearance, based on the previews and information provided as well as the stock
video footage. Post verification, you can choose from a large library of stock video
footage.

The format that best suits   your work depends greatly on the media in which your
program will be broadcast.   If you are not very sure, you better go for high
definition footage. it may   cost more, but the picture quality will hold up better after
format conversion or image   manipulation.

Stock footage which can be downloaded from the Internet occassionally employs
some sort of compression to keep file size manageable. Quicktime Apple ProRes
compression codec is is quickly becoming the standard for digital delivery. This
compression codec provides the best quality without visible losses while also keeping
file size manageable.

You can add value to your program by adding quality sports footage to it. Available
on the internet, these can easily be purchased and downloaded.



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