Ruptly, the global video news agency, has announced the signing of a deal with Russia’s Krasnogorsk Archive to bring a selection of vital and illuminating video materials to the world’s markets via its platform.
Krasnogorsk, a Russian state archive and one of the largest audio-visual archives in the world, is home to an extensive film collection spanning the history of filmmaking in Russia. As part of a project titled 100 Key Events in Russia in the 20th and 21st Centuries, Ruptly’s video news clients around the world will gain access to this rare video footage.
Under the agreement, Ruptly’s clients will be able to use extraordinary footage from historic events, including:
Matt Tabaccos, CCO at Ruptly, comments: “This partnership, with a major Russian state archive, allows us to give news clients across the world access to rare footage offering new perspectives on momentous events. By developing and expanding our Archive portfolio, we make our entire video news offering even more attractive.”
Director of the Russian State Documentary Film and Photograph Archive, Natalia Aleksandrovna Kalantarova comments: “Making audio-visual documents from our collection available to a wide audience will, I hope, shed light on certain pages of our history and help people gain a more accurate understanding of these significant events.”