How to license footage

For over 15 years MACE has been licensing footage for projects ranging from feature films and TV programmes to art installations and museum exhibitions. MACE’s collection comprises some 75,000 titles of professional and amateur footage including the ITV Central regional collection.

A head and shoulders image of Eliza Richardson, MACE's Head of Commercial Relationships.Eliza will be happy to help you!

Eliza and the team are highly experienced in understanding the needs of our clients and are always on hand to provide a helpful, prompt and professional service. Contact Eliza to find out more.

MACE’s services include:

  • Research – You can explore our ever expanding collection by using the search box above, or contact Eliza with your brief and we’ll put a bespoke research list together for you free of charge.
  • Viewing Material – Viewing material couldn’t be easier. Just let us know what you’re interested in and we will supply MPEG4 screener files as and when you need them.
  • Licencing & Fees – Our licence fees are highly competitive and tailored to your specific requirements. We arrange rights clearance on your behalf and issue a licence agreement customised for your project.
  • Master Material – Using our in house Golden Eye Scanner, we can provide high quality Pro-Res files with a speedy turnaround time for those tight deadlines!


“With a wealth of interesting footage and a keen determination from the team to help you find it, MACE has quickly become an essential archive for me” – John Smith, Archive Producer

“I Use MACE regularly. The team are always incredibly helpful and can provide high quality footage quickly and efficiently with the utmost level of professionalism”Mark Dandridge, Archive Producer

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