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Global stock market worth $282 million

In New York, the Association of Commercial Stock Image Licensors (acsil) has pegged the value of the international stock footage industry at us$282 million. Beyond estimating the size of the market, the 'ACSIL Global Survey of Stock Footage Companies 2007' report also examined factors such as the state of digitization; the nature of current license agreements and rights packages; the emergence of new markets and customer types; changes in order volume; and current approaches to marketing and new business development.
July 1, 2007

In New York, the Association of Commercial Stock Image Licensors (ACSIL) has pegged the value of the international stock footage industry at US$282 million. Beyond estimating the size of the market, the ‘ACSIL Global Survey of Stock Footage Companies 2007′ report also examined factors such as the state of digitization; the nature of current license agreements and rights packages; the emergence of new markets and customer types; changes in order volume; and current approaches to marketing and new business development.

The ACSIL paper also breaks down the industry by geographic distribution. About 48% of the companies analyzed were based in the United States, and accounted for $170 million in gross revenue – or 60% of the global market – while 24% were based in the UK, and were valued at $63 million. For more from the survey, visit www.thrivingarchives.com.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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