Stock Footage Palau and Tropical Pacific
Over the course of the last 10 years I have been uploading stock footage from Palau to one particular agency.
In the last week I hit a landmark number of files in my portfolio of 1000. Whilst this may not seem a lot compared to many other contributors it is significant for two reasons.
In the early years the very slow internet in Palau meant that progress of uploads was similarly slow. This made me particularly choosy when it came to which clips I would send to them as I obviously wanted the greatest chance of sales per clip. This produced a portfolio smaller than others but of a higher quality.
Huge variety of stock footage subjects
Palau has an enormous range of subjects to film so the diversity of the portfolio is similarly diverse.
Living in Palau also has given me the advantage in that access has been provided by Government departments to extremely inaccessible sites or rare/unique situations. This results in one-of-a-kind footage, unrepeatable and invaluable.
I have also not limited myself to just Palau. Filming trips to Yap, Philippines and Kiribati have also yielded incredible stock footage.
The Nature Footage agency provides a variety of licenses for all different types of media applications from small format internet to international Cinema releases. Rights managed or Royalty Free. This means that whatever your product, they can provide you with the right license for your release.
The internet in Palau is vastly better than it ever was (100kb/s upload…) but this has not changed my approach to quality. Only the very best clips are uploaded but instead of it taking 3 days, it now takes 12 hours. Whoop whoop right?
Stock footage for every application
If you are interested in subjects from Palau or the Pacific region but don’t find them in the Portfolio here,
please feel free to contact me here to discuss what may be available but not yet online or if there are specific needs for your project.
For further reading on what it has taken to get this many clips together over this many years read here.