Licensing Russian Stock Footage

TVDATA Media company has been in stock footage licensing for decades, we have been licensing Russian Stock Footage for various worldwide documentary makers.

Licensing archival footage requires accessibility to Russian ( former State archives) most of the footage is still held on film tapes/ rollers and sometimes is not electronically cataloged.

Here is an example of our clients requests who are looking for Russian Stock Footage.

This one is dated back to 2015 :

I’m working as stock footage coordinator for the independent feature film “999” by Worldview Entertainment. We are looking for news “b-roll” type Russian footage for scenes where a character is watching Russian / soviet news reports and I hope you can help me locate some clips.


We collect professional material from independent producers & studious around Russia and distribute selected shots, completed documentaries, news stories to broadcasters around the world.  TVDATA.RU offers high-quality videos TV production filmed by professional cameramen on HD, Betacam SP ( from Soviet Times), Betacam Digital, Divicam, MiniDivi or color film tape.

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Our Soviet stock footage collection covers various subjects.  At TVDATA, we have videos on Kremlin gathering during parades, communist party meetings, Stalin chronicles and more.


We also have high resolution footage on Nord-Ost terrorism happened in 2002 and other accidents happened in Russian and former Soviet Union< for example Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

We have Russian military footage, Oil exploration videos and much more.

Currently, you can preview some Russian Stock footage we have at our YouTube channels:

if you do not find anything you are looking for please send us a request at