Stock Footage and everything under the Sun
Using Archival Material to Make your Good Film Great. The book that unleashes the world of films, videos, prints, music, graphics and much much more.
NEW RELEASE UNLOCKS THE WORLD OF ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
Seattle, Washington. Michael Wiese Productions is releasing Stock Footage & Everything under the Sun, a book that guides filmmakers and movie lovers alike thru the billion dollar archival material industry, leading readers where they may find rare films, television shows, print, graphic artwork, photography, music and more.
The book was written by filmmaker and educator James Forsher, whose background includes not only producing over 100 historic non-fiction films over the past four decades, but running a full-service film archive for over twenty years.
Stock Footage & Everything under the Sun includes a section on the history of film as seen thru the different technologies that defined the different looks, starting with the 30 second films of the Penny Arcade up to the 8K high definition digital capture films of today.
The book is also aimed toward the mainstream audience, helping them find valuables in their own family holdings and how to value them and make money from them.
"A filmmaker's boot camp that should enable the novice through the experienced
filmmaker a ton of useful information. An invaluable addition to any library."
—Elliot Grove, Raindance Film Festival
"More than an essential filmmaking handbook, offering fresh and creative
approaches to accessing and legally using archival materials."
—Betsy A. McLane, author of A New History of Documentary Film
"Likely to become required reading for independent filmmakers whose mandate
is to make films at low cost without sacrificing quality of acquired materials."
—Michael Tobias, author, filmmaker
Stock Footage & everything under the sun, includes advice from a wide number of industry veterans in using stock footage, including producers, directors, archive house directors, film clip clearance experts and archival material researchers.
Michael Wiese Productions