Vol. 17


Our footage licensing and cloud-based storage services are integrated into the latest edition of Avid’s flagship editing systems, Media Composer® version 6, NewsCutter® version 10 and Symphony® version 6. Now Avid users can seamlessly search our vast library of high-quality content, download comps, and license footage all within their editing system.

2012 Olympic Games

Gearing up for the London 2012 Olympic Games? Browse our footage of past and present Olympic athletes, establishing shots of London and competing countries, coverage of previous games, and more. Our researchers and Rights & Clearances experts are standing by to provide end-to-end solutions for your 2012 Olympic Games projects. To learn more…

Year in Review: 2011

As the new year approaches it’s the perfect time to utilize our news, sports, and celebrity footage to recap the moments that helped shape 2011. Our footage of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, tornados in Missouri, Royal Wedding, Arab Spring, passing of global icon Steve Jobs and more provide you with a look back at the events from 2011 that captured the world’s attention. To learn more about this content…

Cinesound Movietone Productions

Travel back in time with the latest Cinesound Movietone content from the 1930s through the 1970s, exclusively available for licensing through www.thoughtequity.com. This unique collection boasts newly added archival footage, such as the British Royal Family, World War II, former President John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War, and Korean War. To browse…

Sports Video Group: Thought Equity Motion Inks Licensing Agreement With USTA

Story about our exclusive, multi-year agreement with the USTA to license US Open Championship Tennis footage…

Mountain West Conference Agrees to Exclusive Licensing Deal with Thought Equity Motion

Press release announcing that Mountain West Conference content will be available for licensing through our platform in May 2012…

Thought Equity Motion Sponsors “Global Researcher Program” at History Makers 2012

Read about how we’re providing independent visual researchers with a chance to receive complimentary passes to History Makers 2012…

Video Nuze: Thought Equity Motion Acquires Panvidea to Streamline Video Delivery

Article about how our acquisition of Panvidea enhances our content delivery capabilities…

Tips to Help you Search our Library More Efficiently Next time you’re searching thoughtequity.com, keep these tips in mind to save time and search more efficiently.

1.) Search smarter – Utilize modifiers AND, NOT & OR in combination to limit or expand searches. For example, a search for butterfly NOT swimming will return clips containing the keyword “butterfly” but eliminate those clips with “swimming”. These modifiers must be entered in CAPITAL letters.

2.) Filters, filters, filters – Our powerful filters can help you find the exact content you need. Utilize the filter options on the left side of the Search Results page in the “Filter these results” box to drill down into your initial search based on format, footage type, rights and more.

3.) Get specific – Need to narrow your search results even further? Try using the “Refine your search” box on the left side of the Search Results page. If a keyword from this list is selected, it will be searched for within your search results.For screen shots of the tips above and more search tricks…

Upcoming conferences and events where you can see Thought Equity Motion:

TEM Webinar Series – Storage & Access Best Practices for Large-Scale Video Libraries

10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

The transition to digital, file-based workflows and the proliferation of access and distribution use cases has created new challenges for storing, archiving, and managing video at Terabyte scale. Media producers and rights holders are navigating a complex ecosystem of production, IT, and web-related systems while trying to manage operational cost and develop revenue against new business opportunities.

This webinar will cover the macro trends that got us here and share examples of how leading content companies are assembling the right mix of infrastructure, software, and expertise to address this new landscape. This webinar is the first in a series and subsequent sessions will cover industry-specific use cases. Register Now!

Storage Visions Conference: January 8-9, 2012 Las Vegas

  • “Keeping the Best To Last?: Long Term Content Protection and Archiving” panel, Kevin Schaff, CEO & Founder of Thought Equity Motion (1/9 2012 at 10:15 am PST) (RAI room E102)

CES: January 10-13, 2012 Las Vegas

History Makers: January 25-27, 2012 New York

HPA Tech Retreat: February 14-17, 2012 Indian Wells, CA

Special thanks to these employees for contributing to the “Clips of the Month:” Andrea Watson, Content Sales Manager; Kara Weinert, Research Creative; Nick McNeely, Commercialization Senior Manager; and Alex Cummings, Marketing Associate.


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Happy New Years

69th Annual Golden Globes Awards

News from the world of video content.

Film Fading to Black

“While the debate has raged over whether or not film is dead, ARRI, Panavision and Aaton have quietly ceased production of film cameras within the last year to focus exclusively on design and manufacture of digital cameras…”

Premium Video Is Quality Video

“Despite the rapid growth of online video consumption, advertiser demand for ‘premium’ video inventory continues to outpace supply…”

Online Video Revenues Triple in 2011, Could Reach $7 Billion by 2015

“It’s no mystery that online video is on the rise. YouTube is now racking up over 3.5 billion daily views from over 800 million monthly viewers…”

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