Thought Equity Partners with Warren Miller Entertainment to distribute premium stock footage online

Denver, September 14, 2004 — Thought Equity, a leader of video management and stock footage licensing services, announced today its partnership with renowned extreme sports filmmaker Warren Miller Entertainment. Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) will be leveraging Thought Equity’s video management infrastructure to expand its online distribution of film footage through Thought Equity’s online stock footage library.

Warren Miller Films, the production arm of WME, is recognized worldwide as the premier source for action/adventure sports, exotic time lapse scenes, rare wildlife footage and intense dramatic cinematography. The company’s stock footage division is a leading source for commercial quality and rights-managed cinematography, including over 30,000 hours of film footage from every continent of the world over the last fifty years.

“Warren Miller Films is legendary in the filmmaking and media industries and we are excited to offer their premium footage to our real-time licensing network of cable, broadcast, and media clients”, stated Kevin Schaff, Founder and CEO of Thought Equity. “People come to Thought Equity when they need the best quality footage quickly. Adding Warren Miller Films footage to our library supports that goal”.

Thought Equity’s motion footage licensing infrastructure provides for the real-time search, preview and delivery of video-based digital assets, such as motion stock footage and production-ready commercials. The company specializes in advanced video digitization, restoration, metadata and storage services and systems that allow refinement of sophisticated motion imagery and film, such as that produced by the Warren Miller Films worldwide crews.

“Partnering with Thought Equity allows us to accelerate our online distribution strategy for our vast footage archive in two ways.”, says Jeff Moore, Director of Development and New Business for Warren Miller Entertainment. “Their sophisticated video refinery means our premium film footage gets refined with the most advanced technology available and their online distribution allows our library to be searched, previewed and purchased real-time.

About Warren Miller Entertainment
Warren Miller Entertainment is recognized worldwide as the premier source for action/adventure sports, beauty, and life-style footage. The stock footage division of Warren Miller Entertainment is one of the leading sources for commercial quality, rights-managed 16 & 35mm cinematography offering over 30,000 hours of footage on a multitude of subjects.

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