THE WORLD’S PREMIER SOURCE FOR FOOTAGE OF MUSICAL ARTISTS, ENTERTAINERS AND HISTORY MAKERS.
Over the past 19 years Reelin’ In The Years Productions has signed representational deals with many of the world’s biggest television stations and has amassed the world’s largest library of music footage housing over 20,000 hours of material from the 1920s to today. While we’re recognized as a world leader in music footage, with our representation of the daily talk-show The Merv Griffin Show, the Sir David Frost Archive, The Rona Barrett Archive, and Brian Linehan’s City Lights from Canada, we are now proud to have the rights to license over 7,000 hours of in-depth interviews with the 20th century’s icons of Film and Television, Politics, Comedy, Literature, Art, Science, Fashion and Sports, filmed between 1962-2012. At present Reelin’ In The Years Productions represents TV stations and companies in England, Australia, Japan, Germany, Holland, France, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland and America. To date we have a total client list of over 50 companies, from major TV networks to smaller archives of home movie footage. We have licensed our client’s footage for feature films, documentaries, TV commercials, DVDs, CDs, museum exhibitions, and concert tours.
As well as licensing thousands of short clips for various projects, Reelin’ In The Years Productions has also been involved in creating original programs and releasing whole performances from our archive on DVD. In 2003 we released The American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1966 Volume One and Volume Two. Issued to unanimous critical acclaim, the series was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the category of Best Long Form Music Video, and received The Blues Foundation’s prestigious Keeping The Blues Alive (KBA) award in the Film category. In addition to the American Folk Blues Festival series (now at 4 volumes), we have produced a multi-platinum selling Motown series (Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles), the highly-acclaimed Jazz Icons series (more than 36 titles) and the British Invasion series. Our most recent release in 2014 was The Merv Griffin Show 1962-1986, a 12-DVD box set of some of the greatest episodes from one of television’s most beloved talk shows. For complete information about all of our DVD projects, visit our DVD page.
Reelin’ In The Years Productions is happy to work with any and all parties to officially license any content from within our unique and massive archive. With more material being discovered each day we are constantly expanding our horizons of what we can present to the world of entertainment.
The Reelin’ in the Years Photo Archive includes over 200,000 images from the 1930s to today, featuring unique photos of artists ranging from Elvis to the Sex Pistols, the Beatles to Beyonce, Muddy Waters to Bob Marley, and everything in between. Our photo archive focuses exclusively on images of music artists, ranging from Nashville in the fifties to Motown in the sixties to the London punk scene in the seventies and beyond. “
The RITY Photo Archive includes the work of many legendary photographers well some truly remarkable private archives, all of which contain both and iconic and unseen images of musical artists spanning the last ninety years.
Our fully searchable database contains images, which are all fully metatagged, mining all available detail, including date, location and venue, with more photos added daily so come visit us at www.photos.reelinintheyears.com