Zodiak Rights, the international division of Zodiak Media, announced that it is expanding its business by launching a brand new archive division, Zodiak Clips.
Zodiak Clips is an on-line clips exploitation initiative which aims to monetize short form content from across the group as well as third parties. The new brand launches at the MIPTV event today. The new division has already secured a deal with the world’s largest aerial HD stock footage provider, Skyworks, whose footage is regularly used by leading broadcasters including Discovery and National Geographic. Filmed in HDCAM SR video, Skyworks’ aerial HD stock footage archive is the largest of its kind in the world.
Zodiak Clips is headed up by Sandra Coelho who joined the company in October from Getty Images. Sandra, who reports directly to Matthew Frank – Zodiak Rights CEO – has extensive experience selling short form content and has also worked at the BBC and ITN Source.
Commenting on the launch of Zodiak Clips, Matthew Frank, CEO, Zodiak Rights said: “We are delighted to be launching this exciting new venture at MIPTV. Zodiak Clips will be one of the few archives to offer high end footage which is original and unique. Sandra has an excellent and extensive track-record in acquiring and selling short form content and we are pleased to announce today our partnership with leading stock footage provider, Skyworks.”