British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

ROLLS-ROYCE PLC, IMAGE RESOURCE DEPARTMENT, FILM AND VIDEO ARCHIVE

Description
The Rolls-Royce Image Resource film archive covers the 90 years of the company’s involvement in aero-engine manufacture and the airframes and airlines associated with it. These include both military and civil applications in airframes, aviation, ships and shipping, transport, technology, energy, engineering, education. Recent footage includes the Allison aero-engine of the USA. Other footage includes the Rolls-Royce Industrial Power Group with subject matter including Diesel Engines and Power Generation Systems.
Website
http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/video/default.jsp
Keywords
Ships; Advertising films; Transport; Aviation; Engineering; Technology; Diesel engines; Power generation systems; Rolls-Royce
Access
No access.
Facilities
Viewing off premises. Sales.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for research for academic purposes. Charges for facilities and handling. A price list is available upon request. All footage is supplied on Beta-SP. Search material is offered on VHS.
Copyright
Copyright held.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 6,000 reels/cassettes. Advertising, documentary, news and current affairs, science and education, heritage (1914-1997).
Video components: Hi-Band U-Matic, lo-band U-Matic, Beta/Beta-SP.

Additional Information

Notes
Individual log sheets and a computerised search can be given out on request of subject matter. All footage is logged on to a database and searches for material are made easily.
Conservation policy
Video tapes and original films are never discarded and are always available.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Malcolm Thomas
Telephone
01332-242424
Fax
01332-249936
Email
footage@rolls-royce.com
Address
Rolls-Royce
PO Box 31
Derby
DE24 8BJ

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