FAQ – Frequently asked Questions

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Do you needStock Footagefor aTV production , exhibition or an educational institution ?

Let us help you . If you have anyuncertainty regarding thechoice of material,werecommendyou extractsthat correspond to theobjective of your project .

How do I order Stock Footage?

Yousendus a list ofdesiredtopicsof the events thatyou want toillustrateorconcretesettings.
When this materialisavailable , you will get registered access to ouronline archivesystem.There youcan viewa correspondingpreview fileand use it foryourrough cut . After selecting the desiredcut-outsto send youbased on yourtimecodeinformationtobroadcast qualityfootage.

How much is thelicensing offootage ?

The prices ofrights of useare calculated according tothe length and natureofuse of the material :
Duration of use ( eg, 7 years) , application(eg Europe) , type of use( eg TV, internet orDVD).
Pricesper secondare between€5 and€50
We chargea minimum of 30seconds atorderof the broadcast material .

What are thetechnical costs ?

The technicalcosts, includingresearch,sending ofview ofmaterialand delivery ofup to 10 minutesbroadcast-readymaterialare on average ( on our server ) at€160 .
Forresearch andsending ofviewmaterialwithout subsequentorder incurredcostsof about50 €.
Postageand couriersfordeliveriesby postwillbe invoiced in addition .

How can Itransfer money(domestic&abroad) ?

Our bank account:
Deutsche BankAG
Unter den Linden- Berlin
Account holder:CHRONOS -MEDIA GmbH
Bank code:10070000
IBAN : DE 11 1007 0000 05557855 00

Which formatscan I orderCHRONOSfilmarchive ?

Basically, we candeliverthe digital waya variety of codecs . In mostcases, werecommend that our customerscutsystem-dependentencodinginMPEGIMX50/625(50Mb/ s) orAppleProRes 422 ( HQ).
For HDsamplesand filmphotocopyingfees may apply .
You mayinquire at any timeindividuallyby phone or by mail .

Do you s upportsocio-politicallyor historicallyimportant projectswithfootage ?

We supportimportant projectswith freefootage orhighdiscounts onour prices.Technical costswe must chargeyet . Requirement is thatthe projectisdependent on support . Wetakean individual decision .

How andwhen do I getaccessto the online archiveSystem FIAS?

To the CHRONOSfootage database ( FIAS) alreadythefirst useraccesses areawarded sincethe end of 2011in some cases . In the short termbytheonline research and the download offootage willbe possible.Already,weviewmaterialmostlyin this wayare available.

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