ITN Source Congratulates Bafta Winning Movies Atonement & This Is England

BAFTA winning films incorporate iconic footage licensed from ITN Source

ITN Source, one of the world’s leading providers of professional video content, congratulates the producers of Atonement for winning Best Film, and This is England for collecting the Best British Film accolade at the BAFTA Awards held in London yesterday evening.

Both movies feature a selection of news, music and history content sourced from the Granada, ITN, British Pathe and Reuters catalogues, all represented exclusively by ITN Source.

This is England, produced by Warp Films, features over 13 minutes of moving image supplied by ITN Source, including footage of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the Falklands War and the National Front, and music footage has been carefully edited into the film to provide historical context, bringing to life the political, cultural and social climate of 1980s Britain.

Atonement produced by Working Title, features several minutes of historical contentfrom the Second World War including Dunkirk and footage of the King George and Queen Elizabeth visiting factories around the country.

ITN Source has contributed professional video content to a number of recent award winning films including The Last King of Scotland, The Queen, Borat, Sicko and HalfNelson.

If you would like more information on how archive footage can be creatively used to add in depth realism and authority to any creative project please contact firstforfilm@itnsource.com For all your professional video content needs visit www.itnsource.com

For further information, please contact: John Nolan on +44 (0)20 7430 4216 or email john.nolan@itn.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

ITN Source is the gateway to over 800,000 hours of iconic footage and creative moving imagery captured over three centuries. From news to drama, celebrity, comedy, music, wildlife, natural history and film, to an inspirational stock footage section and growing collection of HD material, ITN Source is the media industries’first choice for professional video content.

ITN Source represents the world’s largest and most diverse catalogue of moving image libraries including, Reuters, ITN, Channel 4, Granada, British Pathe, FoxNews and Fox Movietone, Channel 9 News and other specialist collections. An advanced digital website offers customers the convenience of searching for, viewing, downloading and purchasing inspiring and captivating professional footage at the touch of a button.

With headquarters in London, ITN Source has sales offices in New York, Toronto, Berlin, Paris, Johannesburg, Sydney and Tokyo. For further information, visit www.itnsource.com

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