Issue: Show Daily - Jul 31, 2003

Artbeats releases royalty-free scenics

SAN DIEGO - Artbeats, a royalty-free stock footage provider, has released several new collections that feature scenic shots of the country throughout the seasons.

From fall foliage and winter wonderlands to covered bridges and picturesque farmlands, Artbeats' latest collections include a wide array of affordable, high-quality images suitable for many projects. Artbeats' new titles include Country Scenics; Establishments - Country; Farmland Scenics; Summer and Fall Scenics; Winter and Spring Scenics; and Dreamlight 2.

Artbeats footage is available in HD (1920x1080), D-1 NTSC (720 x 486) or D-1 PAL (720 x 576) resolution. All imagery is broadcast resolution or higher. Standard and high definition products are licensed royalty-free for all uses including broadcast, feature film, multimedia and the Internet. The files are delivered in Apple QuickTime format encoded with Photo JPEG at a high quality setting and frame rate of 30fps. The footage is largely sourced from 35mm film and most Artbeats titles are available in NTSC or PAL format for Macintosh and Windows. High definition versions are available where noted. Pricing for Artbeats NTSC and PAL collections range from US $229 to $699; HD collections range from US $799 to $899.