About Us


Welcome to Classic Images Stock Footage!


Classic Images Stock Footage, Est. 1992, has the most comprehensive collection of archival and vintage subjects with a select collection of contemporary HD. Our library contains over 5,000 assets from the dawn of motion pictures to the present day. We have supplied feature film, television, and non-broadcast productions for 29 years and are committed to an ongoing program of acquisitions to keep our collection fresh. One of the many qualities that sets us apart from other libraries is our team's over 40 years of experience and our ability to deal with the legal issues that often arise in the area of archival vintage film and stock footage. We are a storehouse of knowledge on historical events, entertainment properties, public figures and their legal clearances. Our commitment to quality, competitive pricing, and creative personalized service has established our reputation as a foremost resource in the industry.

Many projects and productions need a package of rights or customized licensing. If you need to package rights, a customized license, or your requirements are not listed please contact us for assistance. Please note that not all of our footage is available online. If you do not see what you are looking for on our website or you need help with an offline order please use the Research Request / Offline Order form, the Contact Us form, send us an email at sales@classicimagesstockfootage.com, or call us at 1-310-277-0400 to speak with a Classic Images Stock Footage team member directly.

Classic Images Stock Footage uses a “Rights Managed” pricing model and licenses footage by the second. We believe that our clients should only pay for the seconds they actually use and always be indemnified for the footage we license to them. We have the legal right to license the footage and will indemnify you in our license against any liability, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with any such claim. You are responsible for any and all underlying clearances required to clear the usage of the footage (e.g. Music, trademarks etc.). The fees per second are based on the usage and rights required. Our rates are extremely affordable and not matched by most rights managed libraries. Most uses are licensed for worldwide all media in perpetuity. Our rates are negotiable and we can give discounts for large orders, packaged rights, and special projects. Please contact us for assistance or for more information.