British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

WORLD IMAGES


(Courtesy of IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare)
Description
World Images is an international archive management service and a stock footage library. Our collections include the video archives of leading non-governemental organisations NGO and several specialised collections, such as Amnesty International, Greenpeace UK, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and WWF. Smaller collections include In Depth Solutions and Farm Animal Welfare Network (FAWN). The Archive represents one of the most comprehensive collections of environment, animal welfare and human rights footage in the world.
Website
http://www.world-images.org
Keywords
Environment; Natural history; Animals; Human rights; Amnesty International; Protection; Greenpeace UK; Oceanography; NGO; Development
Access
Limited access, available by arrangement with Archive staff.
Facilities
On-site viewing can be arranged. Preview VHS tapes and catalogue entries available on request. Some holdings can be viewed in digital format over the Internet. A VHS showreel is also available on request; catalogue entries can be supplied by email or fax. Footage can be transferred in house to virtually any video format or broadcasting standard. Themed compilations can be produced to order.
Charges
Research fees and duplication charges apply. Royalty fees are negotiated on an individual basis.
Copyright
World Images acts on behalf of its archive clients and is the sole copyright clearance body.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Approx 10,000 hours of broadcast standard formats. Material dates from the 1970s to the present. Beta SP, Digital Betacam, DV.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Collections are shotlisted and indexed using a computerised database. Searching is by subject, titles, format, date, location, type of production and/or generation. Free-text searching enables speficic shots to be located.

Main Contact

Name
Claudine Ellis
Job title
Film Library Manager
Telephone
(020) 73888 555
Fax
(020) 73878 444
Email
info@world-images.org
Address
8 Fitzroy Square
London
W1T 5HN

Alternate Contact

Name
Selina Vanier, Archivist
Telephone
(020) 73888 555
Fax
(020) 73878 444

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