MACE can, subject to copyright clearance and licensing/transfer fees, supply media professionals and creative practitioners with footage from the collection. As a not-for-profit organisation in the public sector, all income derived from these sales is used to preserve the collection and ensure it is accessible to the public.
MACE has a team of highly experience professionals who can guide you through the whole process of acquiring archive material from research, accessing viewing material to licensing.
Past programmes featuring material from MACE’s collection include:
Charlie Brooker: Videogames Changed the World (Endemol/Channel 4)
Sex, Lies and a Very British Scapegoat (ITV)
Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story (BBC)
You Saw Them Here First (Shiver)
The Queen and I (Shiver)
Michael Wood’s History of England (Mayavision)
The Great British Story - A People's History (Mayavision)
When Playboys Ruled the World (ITV Sport)
The Secret Life of the National Grid (BBC)
Flog It! (BBC)
The Secret Life of Airports (BBC)
Andrew Marr’s History of Britain (BBC)
Nation on Film (BBC)
Silent Britain (BBC)
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (Warner Bros).
But the supply of material doesn’t stop at TV programmes. MACE has also provided moving image as a back drop for a performance by the Kaiser Chiefs which was released on DVD - highlighting that archive material can be used in a variety of creative mediums.
ITV regional Collection
MACE can licence extracts of all the regional news film inserts that we hold. If you have seen material of interest please Contact Us to enquire about our transfer and licence fee costs.
ITN Source licence extracts of the small collection ITV regional programmes we hold. Although these particular titles are licensed by ITN Source we co-ordinate the supply of this material and charge our standard transfer fees, plus an additional Access Fee.
If you are an Archive Researcher or Producer and would like to order a DVD Screener or low res MPEG4 files to view or would like to order High Res material for broadcast, please contact Eliza Richardson by email or on 01522 837750.
MACE holds a wealth of fabulous home movies and other professionally made titles which we do licence to raise income to fulfil our charitable aims. Once you have browsed the collections, Contact Eliza, to make an enquiry about the potential use of footage in television, films, exhibitions or projects.