SOURCE: Thought Equity Motion, Inc.

Thought Equity Motion

February 16, 2010 09:31 ET

Marvel Entertainment Selects Thought Equity Motion as Exclusive Stock Video Footage Licensing Partner for 'Iron Man' and 'The Incredible Hulk' Films

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - February 16, 2010) -  Thought Equity Motion, Inc. -- the world leader in digitizing, delivering and monetizing video content -- announced today an exclusive media partnership with Marvel Entertainment, a global character-based entertainment and licensing company. Through the agreement, stock footage from Marvel's iconic movies Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk will be available for licensing through Thought Equity Motion's site (http://www.thoughtequity.com) and worldwide distribution network.

"Marvel's Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk are great additions to our library and enhances the depth of our high-production-quality video content," said Kevin Schaff, CEO and Founder of Thought Equity Motion. "We're excited to make this footage exclusively accessible through our Web-based platform. Our flexible delivery capabilities and sales network will drive new revenue for Marvel. Additionally, this agreement creates new creative and monetization opportunities for producers and digital media professionals looking to use Marvel's high-production value shots in everything from films and commercials to broadband programming."

"This partnership enables us to leverage Thought Equity Motion's advanced technology and next-generation services to create ongoing value from our two blockbuster films Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, and make footage from both films readily accessible to the digital production community," said Seth Lehman, Vice President, Digital Licensing at Marvel Entertainment. "The company's front-end Web platform allows digital content producers to efficiently search, preview, license, and download our content in more than 300 different formats."

For media inquiries, please contact Abby Lurie at alurie@thoughtequity.com or 720.382.2890. For more information on Thought Equity Motion and the Marvel collection, visit http://www.thoughtequity.com/marvel

About Thought Equity Motion
Founded in 2003, Thought Equity Motion is the world leader in digitizing, delivering and monetizing high-quality video content. Through its advanced platform, the company provides Managed Services for media companies and content rights holders, as well as Content Services for creatives, publishers and producers.

Thought Equity Motion works with the world's leading media rights holders to provide a suite of Managed Services, which includes asset management, digitization, backup, metadata management, curation and delivery. Its Content Services include sports licensing, API-driven Contextual Media feeds, newswires and stock footage. Through these services, Thought Equity Motion enables leading-edge video uses, such as digital media vaults and production through metadata. Thought Equity Motion drives monetization for its media partners by making their news, sports, entertainment and creative footage accessible to digital content producers in advertising, marketing, film, television, online/broadband and education. 

Video from Thought Equity Motion's unparalleled library is seen globally every day in film, television, the Internet, digital signage, and mobile applications. The company's media partners include Paramount Pictures, MGM Studios, HBO Archives, NBC News, National Geographic, Sony Pictures, and the NCAA® and its Content Services clients include the world's leading advertising agencies, producers of entertainment, and publishers.

Headquartered in Denver, Thought Equity Motion has a digital refinery in Laramie, Wyo. and offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Tokyo and Sydney. Connect with Thought Equity Motion on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. For more information on licensing stock video footage, call +1 720.382.2869 or email sales@thoughtequity.com.

About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel's strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information visit www.marvel.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Abby Lurie
    Thought Equity Motion
    Email Contact
    720.382.2890