LONDON, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - In 1929 British Movietonews Limited was the first
cinema newsreel company to introduce sound newsreels; until that time
newsreels like feature films were silent. Now once again British Movietonews
leads the way introducing the most modern digital technology in the industry.
With new cutting edge technology the company can download broadcast
quality files anyplace in the world in a matter of minutes. This means that
stories from the company's entire collection of high quality newsreels,
featuring people, places and things that can't be recreated, can be downloaded
over the internet in a matter of minutes.
This service is of special interest to international customers who now no
longer have to wait days for tape transfers and expensive courier for the
material they need for inclusion in their documentaries, commercials or music
It is possible for anyone to research and view the entire archive
collection at no charge on the company's website http://www.movietone.com;
material can then be requested in either broadcast or screening resolution.
This material will be downloaded over the internet from our headquarters in
London using Movietone's specialized software and dedicated fibre-optic
To better serve our customers British Movietonews has a network of local
agents to help clients with their research and technological requirements. The
agents are located in New York, Paris, Milan, Mainz, Stockholm, Panama, Lima,
Santiago, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong,
Bangkok and Sydney. The contact details for all the above offices are on the
To get a feel for the content of the archive it is also possible to view
the showreel at http://www.movietone.com.
For further information:
For further information: Barry Florin, Managing Director, British
Movietonews Limited, Denham Media Park, Denham, England, UB9 5HQ,