British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

WORLD BACKGROUNDS

Description
World Backgrounds is now one of the UK’s leading video library portals, serving the film and television industry with quality stock footage for the last 50 years. We specialise in scenes for features, TV commercials, television productions, pop promo’s and corporate videos. Our film footage originates from Vistavision, 70mm, 35mm or 16mm negatives.
Website
http://www.worldbackgrounds.com/
Keywords
Feature films; Geography; Film locations
Access
Limited access. Preferably sending clients VHS copies.
Facilities
Viewing off premises. Telecine transfer from negative to VHS and U-matic. Showreel tape supplied on request.
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.
Copyright
Copyright held. Copyright advice available. Copyright adviser: Ralph Rogers.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video components: VHS Video, lo-band U-Matic, Beta/Beta-SP, 1-inch Video, DigiBeta.
Film: 5,000 cans. A wide range of locations and subjects as the company name ‘World Backgrounds’ implies. Feature films - all unused scenes. 95% colour film, 5% black and white film. Feature films.
Film components: 35mm, negative film.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Ralph Rogers
Job title
Director
Telephone
020 8207 4747
Fax
020 8207 4276
Email
ralph@worldbackgrounds.com
Address
Millennium Studios
Elstree Way
Borehamwood
WD6 1SF

Alternate Contact

Telephone
0208 236 0011
Fax
020 8953 6633
Email
films@worldbackgrounds.com

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