Newsflare has appointed Flame Media to globally distribute its portfolio of lifestyle, entertainment, human interest and user-generated videos.
Flame Media will represent the videos to its network of producers in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia (excluding Japan) and Canada. Newsflare collects and distributes eyewitness videos shot and uploaded by more than 60,000 amateurs and professionals.
Jon Cornwell, the president and CEO of Newsflare, said, “As a producer and distributor of award-winning factual television programming for the global market, Flame Media is the ideal distributor to represent Newsflare and our archive of over 120,000 videos from over 60,000 videographers worldwide. Flame understands the challenges faced by the production community in accessing compelling video that has been shot by the public. Through Flame’s impressive roster of production company contacts we look forward to helping producers create innovative and cost-effective television.”
Alasdair Dolan, the business development manager at Flame Media, added, “Newsflare has built an expansive platform for quality eyewitness videos across all core categories that is unmatched in the industry. The company’s unparalleled user-shot video library will serve as a key element for factual producers throughout our targeted regions.”