SOURCE: Thought Equity Motion, Inc.

Thought Equity Motion, Inc.

May 04, 2011 13:01 ET

Thought Equity Motion Expands Entertainment & Celebrity News and Digital Publisher Offering

Company's Technology Platform Supports Publishers Creating Video-Enabled Experiences for Growing Tablet and Interactive Market

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Thought Equity Motion, Inc., a leading provider of video platform and footage licensing services, announced today that it has expanded its Entertainment & Celebrity News offering with thousands of hours of current and archival video of Hollywood stars, popular athletes, and international icons. The company's deep footage library and advanced search and delivery tools provide an unparalleled resource for publishers developing new forms of interactive content for tablets, smart phones, connected TVs and other emerging channels. New entertainment and celebrity content is being ingested continuously and is available for licensing on

"Digital content producers can leverage our advanced search tools, 'smart content' metadata, and API feeds to incorporate this compelling entertainment and celebrity footage contextually for their content," said Kevin Schaff, CEO & Founder of Thought Equity Motion. "With tablets, eReaders and other digital devices booming, our offerings support publishers as they replace still photos with rich video experiences that bring their stories to life in new ways."

Thought Equity Motion's Entertainment & Celebrity News offering contains an array of high-quality footage featuring the world's most widely recognized stars, athletes and iconic figures. The collection includes footage of popular personalities at high-profile events, ranging from annual award shows, sporting events, and movie premieres, to court appearances, fashion shows, and press junkets. This collection contains timely content available for online download within 24 hours of current events, as well as a deep library of archival footage dating back to the early 1900s.

"We're thrilled that our HD red carpet content is a part of Thought Equity Motion's new Entertainment & Celebrity News offering," said Michael Goldberg, CEO of CelebrityFootage. "Content producers worldwide will benefit from being able to license our footage from the latest star studded events through the industry's leading online platform. Thought Equity Motion is increasing the value of our library by utilizing its rapid ingest technology to enable the production community to search, preview and download our footage while events and stars are most relevant."

To learn more about Thought Equity Motion's Entertainment & Celebrity News offering, visit or contact a sales representative at

About Thought Equity Motion, Inc.:
Thought Equity Motion increases the value of video content through its advanced technology platform and licensing services. The company delivers large scale archive management and "smart content" metadata tools as a cloud service, providing greater control with reduced cost and complexity. Thought Equity Motion also offers rights development expertise, enabling media rights holders to generate new value from their content.

Through its Web platform and global sales force, the company licenses sports, news, entertainment, editorial, and creative content to the world's leading producers in advertising, film, television, publishing, and interactive media.

Thought Equity Motion works with more than 400 rights holders globally, including BBC Motion Gallery, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, National Geographic, The New York Times, and the NCAA®.

Use of content licensed from Thought Equity Motion, Inc. may require clearances or other approvals based on your use and distribution of such content. Please contact a Thought Equity Motion representative to find out more information on rights & clearances in connection with your use of content.

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For more information on Thought Equity Motion's Platform Services for content rights holders, call 310.593.4655 or visit For more information on footage licensing, call 720.382.2869 or visit,

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