Screenocean’s One Search platform brings their entire represented archive collections together in one place. With just one search, you can get results from multiple archives across multiple decades, including Reuters, Channel 4, BAFTA, Clips & Footage, and more.

We also host collections from Featured Associates, such as the Imperial War Museums. Featured Associates are not directly represented by Screenocean. They participate in our One Search platform, making it easier for researchers to find content in one place. When you select items from the search results, you will be redirected appropriately.

One Search is the only place to come for your footage needs.

Screenocean provides unparalleled access to unique and quality content from around the world, captured from 1896 to the present day. Discover rare and inspiring footage including momentous historic newsreels, entertainment programmes, and over 20 million iconic images. Spanning 3 centuries, we help bring your stories and projects to life. Screenocean’s footage library includes clips from Reuters News Archive, Channel 4, Channel 5, Warner Bros Television Productions UK, Clips & Footage, BAFTA and Cover Images. Searchable 24/7, get footage for TV, film, education, advertising, corporate events, museums, music videos and more. 


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Light-hearted clips to momentous historical newsreel

Over 50 years collective knowledge of the archives

Licensable clips online spanning 122 years

20M stunning and iconic images

40K iconic full-length programs


Reuters archive licensing provides access to nearly 1m licensable clips dating back to 1896. Register here to search, view, save and download free screeners.

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Screenocean's program and clips collection includes output from Channel 4, Channel 5, E4, More4, Film4, BAFTA and Warner Bros. TV Productions UK. Register here to explore the extensive collection which covers subjects such as science, history, drama, showbiz, culture, comedy, current affairs, documentaries, music performances and much more. Licensable excerpts from well-known series such as “Equinox”, “Dispatches” and “Who Do You Think You Are” will enhance your programs.

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Clips & Footage is an eclectic library of historical events and personalities from 1895-1968, covering American and British social history, Classic Hollywood and B-movie trailers, silent comedy shorts and feature films of every genre. Rare highlights include the Mountbatten Collection of home movies showcasing the lifestyles of an aristocratic British family in the 1920s-30s; The Royal Collection, includes colour home movie footage of the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret at Balmoral in 1939; the Spanish Civil War shot in colour from Franco’s side in 1936.

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Screenocean represents over 20m stunning images from Cover Images, covering over 25 years of celebrity and entertainment. 

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