Motion Pictures

Source and Permission Contact List

The following source and permission contact list may also help when researching or rights and permissions for some of the audio-visual records held by the Motion Picture Branch. This information is provided as a convenience and to support NARA’s mission and does not constitute an endorsement  or the support of the opinions, products, or services of the private or commercial organizations or businesses listed here. Please see our Privacy Statement and Legal Notices for additional information. If you have questions or concerns about any of the information listed, please contact: 

 

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White House Press Office (current presidential audiovisual items)
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20500
Tel: (202) 456-2100

Defense Visual Information Center
(Moving image footage from some Vietnam to the Present and still photography from 1982 to the present.)
23755 Z Street, Bldg. 2730
March AFB, CA 92518-2717
Moving Images
Federal Government, Military, Commercial, News Media, and Civilians
Contact: Neva Lawson
Tel: (951) 413-2550; DSN: 348-1550; F:(951) 413-2552
E-mail: lawsonf@dodmedia.osd.mil
Contact: Don Houghtaling
E-mail: houghd@dodmedia.osd.mil
Tel: (951) 413-2553; F:(951) 413-2552
Still Pictures Contact: Kathy Vinson
E-mail: dvicserv@dodmedia.osd.mil
Tel: (951) 413-2522; F:(951) 413-2636

Library of Congress
Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20540-4690
Tel: (202) 707-8572; F: (202) 707-2371
E-mail: mpref@loc.gov

N.A.S.A.
CODE PM
300 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20546
Tel: (202) 358-1600; F: (202) 358-4210
Contact: Robert Jacobs, Director of Media Sevices

National Anthropological Archives
Human Studies Film Archives
Smithsonian Institution Museum
Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
Tel: 301-238-2875
F: 301-238-2883
Contact: Pamela Wintle or Daisy Njoku

National Library of Medicine
History of Medicine Division (holdings, pre-1971)
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894-6075
Tel: (301) 402-8878; F:(301) 402-0872
E-mail: hmdref@nlm.nih.gov
Contact: Dr. Stephen Greenberg, Coordinator of Public Services, or Anne Rothfeld, Reference Librarian, or Crystal Smith, Reference Librarian

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
National Audiovisual Center (NAC)
5285 Port Royal Rd.
Springfield, VA 22161
Tel: (800) 553-6847
F: (703) 605-6889
Contact: Christie Langone
Tel: (703) 605-6135
clongone@ntis.gov
Contact: Jennifier Hendrickson
Tel: (703) 605-6183

John E. Allen, Inc. (Kinograms & Telenews)
P.O. Box 452g
Newfoundland, PA 18445
Tel: (570) 676-4152; Fax: (570) 676-9194
E-mail: jeainc@gmail.com
Contact: John E. Allen

UCLA Film and Television Archive
(Hearst News of the Day, 1929-1967; MGM News, 1928-1930; International Newsreel, 1923-1929)
UCLA Film and Television - Media Licensing
26151 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
E-mail: footage@cinema.ucla.edu
Webpage: https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/collections/licensing-policies

University of South Carolina
(Fox News) Fox "Movietone" News, 1919 through 1934, outtakes & Fox "Movietone" News Newsreels and outtakes, Sept. 1942 through August 1944
Moving Image Research Collections
University of South Carolina, SC, 29208
Contact: Benjamin Singleton
Tel: (803) 777-6211
E-mail: bsingle@mailbox.sc.edu

For questions regarding Fox News Materials:

Greg Wilbacher, Ph.D
Curator, News Film and Military Collections
Moving Image Research Collections
University of South Carolina, SC, 29208
Tel: (803) 777-5556
E-mail: gregw@mailbox.sc.edu
            mircproduction@mailbox.sc.edu


Paramount Newsreel
(Paramount 1927-1957; Pathe 1900-1956)
Sherman Grinberg Film Library
T: (818) 717-9200
Contact: Bill Brewington
E-mail: sppnimagesinc@gmail.com

March of Time Newsreel & Documentaries, 1935-1950, Permission and Source
Home Box Office, Inc.
1100 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (877) 426-1121 or (212) 512-5803
F: (212) 512-5225
E-mail: researchrequest@hboarchives.com (Sales only)
E-mail: Matthew.Fisher@hbo.com
URL: hboarchives.com/archival

WPIX INC (Permission only 200 WPIX)
News At 10
2nd Floor
220 East 42d St.
New York, NY 10017
E-mail: erivera@tribune.com
Contact: Edith Rivera

 

British Broadcasting Corporation
News Film and Sound Archives
Broadcasting House
London, W1A 1AA England
Commercial Arm/Licensing Center: BBCS.Licensing@bbc.com
Current US Address: https://www.bbcstudios.com/contact/our-locations/

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road
London, SE1 6HZ England
Keeper of the Department of Film
Jane Fish - Senior Curator - Film
Media Sales and Licensing
Email: jfish@iwm.org.uk
Use requests and copyright permissions: filmcommercial@iwm.org.uk

Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA)
Service du Développement Éducatif et Culturel (SDEC)
4, Av de l'Europe
94366 Bry-sur-Marnce, Cedex
France
Tel: 33 1 44 23 11 22
Fax: 33 1 44 23 11 72
E-mail: fschlesinger@ina.fr
Contact: Frédéric Schlesinger, Managing Director

Transit Film GmbH
Transit Film GMBH
Dachauer Strasse 35
80335 Munich, Germany
Tel: 49-89-599885-15
Fax: 49-89-599885-20
Email: footage@transitfilm.de
Contact: Mark Grunthal
Website (Newsreels and Films of the German Federal Archives): filmothek.bundesarchiv.de

 

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American Film Institute (AFI)
National Center for Film and Video Preservation
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20566
Tel: (202) 252-3120; Fax: (202) 252-3126
Mike Pepin, Manager, Library and Asset Licensing
Tel: (323) 856-3120
Email: mpepin@afi.com

Andersen Film Archive
229-84 West Montauk Highway
Hampton Bays, NY 11946
T/F: (631) 728-7711
larsandersen@earthlink.net
Contact: Lars T. Andersen
(WWII color and b&w footage)

Black Film Center/Archive
(Study only)
Department of Afro-American/African Diaspora Studies
Herman B. Wells Library 044K
E-mail: bfca@indiana.edu
Tel: (812) 856-5832

Amber Bertin, Archivist
Email: abertin@iu.edu Tel: (812) 855-8058
Website: https://bfca.sitehost.iu.edu
General Account: OVPGC (Office of the Vice-President and General Council)
https://vpgc.iu.edu/our-services/intellectual-property/copyright.html


Blacklight Films
Video Production Services
3371 Cahuenga Blvd. W
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Tel: (323) 436-7070
 

Classic Images
4691/2 South Bedford Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Tel: (310) 277-0400 or (800) 949-2547
Fax: (310) 277-0412
E-mail: sales@classicimg.com
Contact: Marcie Alexander or Sam Rosenblum

Last Frontier Footage
4401 O'Malley Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
Tel: (310) 459-2526
E-mail: info@allstockfootage.com

George Eastman House
900 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Tel: (585) 271-3361; F: (585) 271-3970
Film Loans & Stockshots; E-mail: film@geh.org
Research E-mail: filmstudycenter@geh.org
Contact: L. Jeffrey Selznick, School of Film Preservation
E-mail: selznickschool@geh.org


MacDonald and Associates
5660 North Jersey Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659
Tel: (773) 267-9899; F: (773) 267-7796
E-mail: macfilms@att.net
Contact: Dr. J. Fred MacDonald

The Museum of Modern Art
Department of Film and Media
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
Film Archive loans and access to collection. (No sales or duplications of permanent moving image collection for outside commercial and non-commercial uses.)
Tel: (212) 708-9605; Fax: (212) 333-1173
Contact: Anne Morra, Assistant Curator
E-mail: Anne_Morra@moma.org

Film Study Center reference questions & on-site screening
Tel: (212) 708-9613; Fax: (212) 708-9531
Contact: Charles Silver, Associate Curator
E-mail: Charles_Silver@moma.org
Tel: (212) 708-9614; Fax: (212) 708-9531
Contact: Ron Magliozzi, Assistant Curator
E-mail: Ron_Magliozzi@moma.org

National Center for Jewish Film
Brandeis University
Lown 102, MS 053
Waltham, MA 02454
E-mail: NCJF@brandeis.edu
            Jewishfilm@brandeis.edu

Studebaker National Museum
(Collection of industrial films, 1930-1966)
Archives
525 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Tel: (574) 235-9714; Toll Free: (888) 391-5600
Contact: Andy Beckman
E-mail: abeckman@studebakermuseum.org

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Steve Spielberg Film and Video Archives
100 Raoul Wallenburg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2150
Tel: (202) 488-6104; F: (202) 488-2696
E-mail: filmvideo@ushmm.org
Bruce Levy - Project Coordinator - blevy@ushmm.org
Lindsay Zarwell - Archivist - lzarwell@ushmm.org

ABC News (Permission only)
Permissions
47 West 66th Street, 6th Fl.
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 456-4059; F: (212) 456-7777
E-mail: tony.brackett@abc.com
Contact: Tony Brackett, Associate Director

 

Broadcast Pioneers Library of American Broadcasting
(Printed sources; Arthur Godfrey Collection; Radio Advertising Bureau Collection, 1954-1967; Westinghouse News, 1960-)
Hornbake Library
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20740
Tel: (301) 405-9160; F: (301) 314-2634
E-mail: bpsd@umail.UMD.edu
Contact: Chuck Howell

 

Buckley Broadcasting Corp., WOR, Inc. (WOR audio collection)
166 West Putnam
Greenwich, CT 06830
Tel: (203) 661-4307
Fax: (203) 662-7341
Contact: Richard Buckley

 

The C-SPAN Archives
Purdue Research Park
P.O. Box 2909
West Lafayette, IN 47996-2909
Tel: (877) 662-7726
Fax: (765) 497-9699
E-mail: info@c-spanarchives.org
            license@c-spanarchives.org (Licensing only)

 

Cable News Network--CNN
CNN Library
One CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: (404) 827-1125; F: (404) 827-5283
Contact: Kathy Christensen or Diha Gunderson

 

CBS News Archives Sales
524 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
E-mail: footage@cbsnews.com

 

Cincinnati Museum Center
Audiovisual Collections Department
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Tel: 513-287-7079
Fax: 513-287-7095
E-mail: reproductions@cincymuseum.org
Audiovisual Curator: James DaMico
Email: jdamico@cincymuseum.org

 

Michigan State University Libraries
G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824
Tel: (517) 884-6470
Contact: Michael Laney
E-mail: laneymic@msu.edu

 

Museum of Television & Radio
(MTR does not provide duplicates of its holdings. They are available for research only .)
Scholars' Room
25 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 621-6713 (Voice-mail); F: (212) 621-6765
Fax: (212) 621-6765
E-mail: scholarroom@mtr.org

 

National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Tel: (212) 423-3234
Fax: (212) 423-3232
E-mail: njab@Thejm.org

 

National Public Radio
1111 North Capital St, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Jenna Molster
Manager, Rights & Permissions
Email: permissions@npr.org

 

NBCUniversal Television Clip Licensing
Universal Television Clip Licensing
Universal Television, Bravo, Oxygen, USA, SYFY
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Contact: LeeAnn Planter
Email: LeeAnn.Planter@nbcuni.com

 

NBC News Video Archives (News only)
NBC News Video are handled by Getty Images
Email: rightsclearences@gettyimages.com for enquiries and more information

 

NBC Sports (General sports & Olympics)
1 Blachley Rd
Stamford, Ct 06902
Tel: (203) 356-2727
Contact: Stacy Clark

 

New York Public Radio
Andy Lanset, Director of Archives
New York Public Radio
160 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (646) 829-4381 or (646) 829-4146
E-mail: alanset@nypublicradio.org

 

Radio Spirits
P.O. Box 3107
Wallingford, CT 06494
Tel: (203) 265-8044

 

Radio/Video Yesteryear
Box C
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Tel: (800) 243-0987
Fax: (203) 797-0819
Contact: Craig Gallichotte

 

Vanderbilt Television News Archive (News programs: ABC/NBC/CBS/CNN)
110 21st Avenue South, Suite 704
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615) 322-2927
Fax: (615) 343-8250
E-mail: tvnews@tvvanderbilt.edu
Contact: John Lynch

Westwood One, Inc.. (Mutual Radio Permissions)
Legal Department
40 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 641-2111
F: (212) 641-2198
E-mail: lbueno@westwoodone.com
Contact: Lauro Bueno

Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
University of Wisconsin
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Amanda Smith, Film Archivist
Tel: (608) 264-6467
Email: amsmith56@wisc.edu

Action Sports Adventure
1926 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 721-2800; F: (212) 721-0191
Contact: Mike Mertz

Getty Images/Archive Films
75 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (800) 876-5115 or (646) 613-4100
Fax: (646) 613-4601
E-mail: rightsclearences@gettyimages.com

Film/Audio Services, Inc.
430 West 14th St., Rm: 311
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212) 645-2112
Fax: (212) 255-4220

Footage Sourcebook
1926 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 787-2583
Fax: (212) 787-3454
Contact: Liz Scheines

Hot Shot Cool Cuts, Inc
1926 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 799-9100
F: (212) 799-9258
Contact: Andres Conti or Rick De Croix

International Historic Films, Inc.
3533 S. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL 60609
Tel: (773) 927-9091 or (773) 927-2900
Fax: (773) 927-9211
E-mail: INTRVDEO@ix.netcom.com
Contact: Peter P. Bernotas

National Geographic Society Partners
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: kbuckley@ngs.org
            NGP.videorights@natgeo.com

Worldwide Television News
Broadcast Services
1995 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 362-4440 or (800) 456-9986
Fax: (212) 496-1269 or (212) 362-5723
Contact: David Weiss or David Cappell

WPA Film Library
16101 S. 108th Ave.
Orlando Park, IL 60467
Tel: (800) 323-0442
E-mail: sales@wpafilmlibrary.com
Contact: Diane Paradiso
Tel: (708) 873-3113

American Archive of Public Broadcasting/WGBH
One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135
Alison Smith, Director of Footage Sales and Licensing
Tel: (617) 300-3916 (office), (617) 678-7141 (Mobile)
E-mail: Alison_Smith@wgbh.org
General Requests: stock_sales@wgbh.org

 

Corbis
Getty Images (see Stock Footage)
Email: rightsclearences@getty.com for enquiries and more information

Fox Movietone Newsreel (Permission only)
Fox News, Inc.
Fox Movietone News
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 301-3905

The George Meany Memorial Archives
4130 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20740
Ben Blake, Curator of Labor
Tel: (301) 405-9096
E-mail: bblake12@umd.edu

MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour (Permissions only)
2700 South Quincy St., Suite 250
Arlington, VA 22206
Tel: (703) 998-2112
Fax: (703) 824-6592
Contact: Annette Miller
E-mail: amiller@newshour.org

Abraham Zapruder Film
c/o Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Tel: (214) 747-6660
Contact: Megan Bryant
Email: registrar@jfk.org
Online Permissions Request Form: https://www.jfk.org/the-collections/rights-reproductions-request-form/

The King Center (Permission only)
Eric D. Tidwell, Esq.
Managing Director & General Council
Intellectual Properties Management Inc. (IPM)
Licensing Manager of the Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
449 Auburn Ave. NE 
Atlanta, Ga 30312
Email: etidwell@i-p-m.com
Tel: (404) 526-8968

The King Center (General Information)
449 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Tel: (404) 526-8900
E-mail: information@thekingcenter.org

NFL Films
National Football League
330 Fellowship Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Tel: (609) 778-1600
Fax: (609) 222-5663
Contact: Sales Department

United States Copyright Office
Copyright Office Press |  News Media Liaison Desk
Outreach and Education Section | Office of Public Information and Education
U.S. Copyright Office | Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., S.E., LM-453, Mail Stop 6304, Washington, D.C. 20559-6001
Office: (202) 707-7333 | E-mail: press@copyright.gov

 

Warner Brothers (Permission only)
Clips & Still Licensing
4000 Warner Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91522
Tel: (818) 954-1853
fax: (818) 954-3817
Department email: clipandstilldept@warnerbros.com
Department Head email: Julie.heath@warnerbros.com

 

Wayne State University
Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
Walter P. Reuther Library
Attn: Audiovisual Department
5401 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
email: reuthereference@wayne.edu

 

White House Press Office (current presidential audiovisual items)
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20500
Tel: (202) 456-2100

 

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