Artbeats Captures Footage of Pollutants from Bay Area Oil Spill

November 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Media News
Artbeats, the industry’s leading provider of high-quality royalty-free stock footage, today announced it has captured footage of last week’s oil spill off the coast of San Francisco. Using a CineAlta F900R HD camera, the Artbeats team shot a variety of subject matter showing pollution from the spill, including oil in the water, tar on the beach, dead wildlife, clean-up crews and more. Artbeats is the only stock footage company offering downloadable HD and SD royalty-free clips of this recent environmental occurrence. To view or purchase clips please visit

“As soon as I received news of the spill, I organized our internal film crew and sent them in with the F900,” said Phil Bates, president of Artbeats. “We got the content needed, expedited post-production and were able to offer broadcast-quality footage of the spill to our customers in record time.”

Pricing and Availability
The oil spill footage is available in HD-1920x1080, D1 NTSC-720 x 486 or D1 PAL-720 x 576 resolutions. HD solo clips are USD $300 and NTSC/PAL clips are $199.

About Artbeats
Artbeats, founded in 1989, is an award-winning provider of royalty-free stock footage for broadcast, feature films, commercial, multimedia, game development and independent producers. The Artbeats library includes nature, special effects, scenics, aerials, lifestyles, backgrounds and much more. Quality, resolution and pricing make Artbeats one of the leading choices by industry professionals. Free research from the company’s knowledgeable service representatives and access to online tutorials help customers locate and make the most of their stock footage resources. The library is always expanding and currently includes 414 titles, 134 of which are HD, as well as a growing selection of royalty-free solo clips. Customers can view the entire library online, and Artbeats’ comprehensive, user-friendly website makes it easy for customers to find, purchase and download royalty-free footage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Artbeats is headquartered in Myrtle Creek, Ore. with a staff of artists, producers, technicians and marketers. For more information please visit the company’s website at


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