Screenocean & Historic Films Sign Mutual Representation Agreement


Screenocean & Historic Films Sign Mutual Representation Agreement


London, England, April 2016 –– Screenocean who manage clip sales for Channel 4, Channel 5, Clips & Footage, Shed Media, et al, has signed an agreement with Historic Films to represent their collections in Europe & North America respectively.
HISTORIC'S world renowned library of musical performance and entertainment footage spans over a century and contains over 45,000 individual performances from over 35 different important television networks and programs; from Elvis Presley's first ever TV appearances to recent concert performances by Rihanna, Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse... every genre of American music, from the jazz of Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday, the blues of Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, B.B. King and Bonnie Rait, the country music of Hank Williams, Garth Brooks, Bill Monroe and Loretta Lynn, the gospel of Mahalia Jackson, Sister Rosetta Tharp and James Cleveland to the contemporary rap of Snoop Dogg is represented in their library.
HISTORIC FILMS' collection of stock footage extends all the way back to 1895 and consists of over 50,000 hours of news, lifestyles, travel, fads, fashion, home movies, celebrity "red carpet" events, vintage TV programs, commercials, interviews, silent films, training films, military films, industrials and cartoons - all stored and ready to roll into your production.
Tony Blake, Chairman of Screenocean said:
“We are delighted to be representing this incredible collection and look forward to working closely with Historic Films in future.”
Jo Lauro, President of Historic Films said:
“Adding the amazing music and entertainment footage from Channel 4’s ground-breaking shows of the 80’s & 90’s will dovetail perfectly with our collection”.
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