SOURCE: T3Media, Inc.

T3Media, Inc.

September 10, 2013 07:30 ET

T3Media, Inc. and Discovery Communications Announce Expanded Short-Form Footage Licensing Deal

Discovery Communications Iconic 25-Year Archive of High Quality HD Stock Footage Will Now Reach Larger Production Community via T3Media Global Library

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, announced today an expanded agreement with Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company, to operate -- which houses more than 25 years of stock footage from Discovery's 28 entertainment networks and multiplatform media brands -- and distribute the footage via T3Media's expansive library.

Starting in November 2013, more than 100,000 clips from Discovery's high quality, raw video archive will be available for the production community to license via Additionally, T3Media will handle all sales, operations and fulfillment for Discovery Communications' online footage e-commerce site, With sales offices in New York, Denver, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Tokyo and Sydney, and a global network of sub distributors, T3Media is ideally positioned to provide access and value for the Discovery networks stock footage archive.

"Discovery owns an unparalleled 25-year library of some of the world's most iconic digital content," said Jocelyn Shearer, Vice President Footage Sales, Discovery Communications. "We're looking forward to leveraging T3Media's position as the industry's leading provider of footage libraries and licensing services, to ensure these assets are even more valuable to our production clients."

"We are thrilled to expand Discovery's stock footage business and bring content from the world's leading non-fiction media brand into our library," said Kevin Schaff, CEO & Founder of T3Media. "The Discovery collection will be an asset for TV and film producers, documentarians and agency creatives looking for unique HD footage from Discovery's renowned entertainment networks and multi-platform media brands."

Launched in 2011, allowed the production community to utilize production footage for the first time ever via an easy to use, self-service site including high quality, stock footage from various productions on Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and more. T3Media has served as the technology vendor for the site during the past two years, providing clip processing, website development, digital file fulfillment and storage services. The transition of to T3Media's portfolio is the next step in making Discovery Communications' licensed footage business more efficient and accessible to a wider client base.

For more information about T3Media's stock footage library, visit To learn more about Discovery Access, visit For press inquiries, contact: or 720.382.2890 or or 240.662.3225.

About Discovery Access:
Discovery Access is the digital footage library and archive for Discovery Communications 28 global entertainment networks and multi-platform media brands including Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. Discovery Access is home to decades worth of the world's most captivating and diverse digital content from around the globe. For more information, please visit

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) (NASDAQ: DISCB) (NASDAQ: DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in 223 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 162 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of 20 television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is the leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of digital textbooks, and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit

About T3Media:
T3Media offers cloud-based storage, access, and licensing for enterprise-scale video libraries. Its technology Platform and services enable media owners to generate new value from their content while managing cost and complexity. Through and its global sales force, the company licenses sports, news, and creative footage to producers in advertising, entertainment, publishing, and emerging media.

T3Media works with the world's leading video libraries, including BBC Motion Gallery, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, National Geographic, The New York Times, and the NCAA®. Connect with T3Media on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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