Archive Research

ARCHIVE: Speech of Elizabeth Taylor at the Oscars in 1993

Archive footage: acceptance speech by Elizabeth Taylor at the 65th Academy Awards® in 1993.  When she received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Archive: The Queen 80th birthday at The Ritz

The Queen Elizabeth 80th birthday at The Ritz, The Queen hosted a belated party at the Ritz Hotel for her closest friends and courtiers to mark her 80th birthday from December 2006, the gathering included Prince Philip, the Earl and Countess of Wessex and Princess Alexandra.  


Consultancy – Unknown Male Number 1

Videoplugger consultancy worked on the critically-acclaimed 4-Part series Unknown Male Number 1 produced by Normal Life Pictures.

Consultancy – Captive

We worked as consultants on Captive, an American documentary series that was released on Netflix 2016.


We’ve found it all, but we’re still hungry for more.

We use creativity and tenacity to find, licence and secure the footage you need. Our steadfast team is never deterred and we seldom take no for an answer.

Our clients include advertising agencies, production companies and creative agencies and our services cover:

  • Sourcing footage
  • Rights clearance
  • Negotiation of preferential rates

Need a famous scene from an iconic film or hard to find material? Using our vast experience of footage research, licensing and rights clearance on cinematic releases, documentary, television, advertising, online, charity projects and more, we systematically hunt down the specific footage that will leave a deep and lasting impact on your audience.

We take pride in the vast network of contacts we have, which also enables us to negotiate the best rates and we are unwavering in our quest to find the right footage.

We are UK based, but our multi-cultural team is proudly international, skilled in cross-culture sensitivity and business lingo. We have a far-reaching international network of contacts and sources, as far reaching as Italy, Japan, Russia and the Philippines.