“This is the first time that royalty-free footage with resolutions higher than High Definition (HD) (3K and 4K) is available on the market,” said Phil Bates, president and founder of Artbeats. “By offering higher resolutions, plus the RED RAW files, our customers will now be able to pan, scan, rotate or crop the clip to create the desired look in HD – giving them increased flexibility and creative freedom when editing their HD projects.”
Artbeats’ RED footage features a multitude of subjects such as nature scenics, recreational lifestyles, industrial establishments, wild animals and so much more. Each clip is available in the original source size - either 2K, 3K or 4K resolution, depending on the clip, as well as NTSC, PAL and HD. The source RAW (.R3D) files will also be available for an additional fee, which gives users the ability to color correct the footage to match their own projects.
“This first launch is just a very small sampling of what's to come,” continued Bates. “We have been actively shooting and are working on acquiring footage from outside sources that will encompass a wide range of subject matter. Watch for our RED library to grow very rapidly over the next several months.”
Pricing and Availability
Artbeats’ library includes 350 individual RED One clips that are available for download beginning Oct. 20. Pricing is $399 each for 4K and 3K clips, and $299 for 2K clips (available size and aspect ratio varies per clip); RAW (.R3D) files are an additional $100 after purchase of a hi-res clip. Low-res clips are available for $79 each. Artbeats’ RED footage is sold as solo clips, which are eligible for the current ‘Buy 3, Get 4th Free’ clip discount. Additionally, NTSC, PAL and HD RED sourced clips will also be available. Please see the Artbeats website at www.artbeats.com/redfootage for sizes and information.
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Artbeats, founded in 1989, is an award-winning provider of royalty-free stock footage for broadcast, feature films, commercial, multimedia, game development and independent producers. The Artbeats library includes nature, special effects, scenics, aerials, lifestyles, backgrounds and much more. Quality, resolution and pricing make Artbeats one of the leading choices by industry professionals. Free research from the company’s knowledgeable service representatives and access to online tutorials help customers locate and make the most of their stock footage resources. The library is always expanding and currently includes over 471 titles, over 163 of which are HD, as well as a growing selection of royalty-free solo clips. Customers can view the entire library online, and Artbeats’ comprehensive, user-friendly website makes it easy for customers to find, purchase and download royalty-free footage 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Artbeats is headquartered in Myrtle Creek, Ore. with a staff of artists, producers, technicians and marketers. For more information please visit the company’s website at www.artbeats.com. Some of Artbeats' clients include Dreamworks, Comedy Central, BBC, Cartoon Network, The Asylum, MTV, DirecTV, Country Music Awards, American Idol, Universal Studios, Pixar, CNN, Activision and many more. For more information or to purchase clips, visit the company’s website at www.artbeats.com.
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