Bridgeman Art Library Joins Zap Email Service

Posted on 12/16/2013 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)’s Zap Email Service enables creative professionals to instantly send their footage requests to over 50 top footage houses via a single email. Footage companies participating on the service receive a daily stream of new footage requests.

Bridgeman Art Library is the latest footage provider to join other Zap partners that include Getty Images, NBC News Archives and Shutterstock.

“Adding a new partner like Bridgeman Art strengthens our Zap network and helps us deliver better results to our users,” said David Seevers. “Zap users are frequently looking for highly specific footage, so having their requests reach an esteemed specialist like Bridgeman Art Library means they have a better chance of finding the exact clip they’re after."

With over 40 years in the business, Bridgeman Art Library is the world’s most comprehensive resource for fine art, cultural and historical imagery for licensing. In 2013 the company launched Bridgeman Footage, and now offers a full complement of clips including historical archive footage, artist profiles and biographies, archeological sites, world travel and culture. Some of the represented collections are exclusive to Bridgeman and have not been sold commercially before, adding to the uniqueness of this archive.??

“ is dedicated to helping companies like Bridgeman Art Library connect in real-time with creatives in search of stock footage,” said Seevers. “Bridgeman Art has a rich collection of historical, art and cultural footage, and will introduce our Zap users to some hard-to-find gems.”

Copyright © 2013 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

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