ARCHIVE VALLEY: FASTER, EASIER & MORE COST-EFFECTIVE RESEARCH & LICENSING. FREE ACCESS OFFER

Archive Valley is an innovative online platform for documentary creators. Our platform gives producers convenient access to fresh archive footage sources and to top archive researchers worldwide. I’m Melanie Rozencwajg, Co-founder and CEO of Archive Valley, and I’m writing to you from our Paris HQ to tell you about the new, efficient archive research solution …

Generational Switch From Cable / Satellite to Streaming Services: Pew Research

The data is rolling in to confirm the generational switch in TV viewing from cable / satellite channels to streaming services. Young U.S. Adults 18-29 report that the primary way they watch TV is 61% Online vs 31% Cab/Sat. Adults 65+ prefer Cab/Sat (84%) vs Online streaming services (5%). These are the recent findings of the Pew …

The LOST Kennedy Home Movies – Unlocking an Archival Treasure for History U.S.

Today is John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday, which we recognize by republishing our “Lost Kennedy Home Movies Case Study” which was originally published on another anniversary, November 22, 2013. ‘The LOST Kennedy Home Movies’ is a History U.S. special that captures our lasting fascination with the Kennedy’s. It is a reminder on a harsh anniversary, that …

Cezame: Your Partner in Creating Music for Documentaries

Cezame Music Agency was originally dedicated exclusively to music for documentaries. Founded and led by Frédéric Leibovitz since 2003, Cezame has since stood true to its roots in the documentary production process. Original Compositions: We are constantly producing original music with the conviction that music for image is a vital creative field in its own right. …

Coproduction: A Growing Trend in Factual. MIPDOC Panel Preview

I’m looking forward to MIPDoc, and particularly to the Coproduction Summit and the SVOD panel. Here is the Agenda: MIPDOC COPRODUCTION SUMMIT Sunday, 2 April 8.45      Fire-Side Chat with David Royle, Executive Vice President, Programming & Production, Smithsonian Networks, USA 9.05      Roundtable discussion 9.20      Panel Discussion / Market evolution when it …

Titles: How To Win In The New Programming Arms Race

(Originally posted Sept 7, 2015) The head of a mid-sized U.S. network was searching for a breakthrough to the next level. I asked him: “What would be the answer to your prayers?” He replied: “A fresh, loud, buzzy show that feels unique and has breakout ratings potential.” “What Queer Eye was to Bravo or Ruby to …