Shutterstock expands on footage with Shutterstock Select

Written by Andy Stout

ShutterstockOne of the new collections in Shutterstock select is New York Aerials

Shutterstock is doubling down on being one of the launch partners of FCP X’s new third-party extensions with the launch of a new premium tier of content, Shutterstock Select.

Now thing that Shutterstock Select is not going to precipitate is a rapid expansion in the Shutterstock footage library; currently that stands at over 12 million items and Shutterstock select is only adding 10,000 to that number. But what it lacks in quantity it hopes to more than make up for in quality, the company proudly saying that the new selection combines artistic and technical excellence and is filmed on cinema-grade equipment (it namechecks RED) and cameras using Cine lenses.

Available in both 4K, naturally, and HD, the collection includes most of the current in-demand categories across the industry, such as cinematic aerials, millennial adventure, gastronomy, action scenes, and workplace footage; a list that suggests that Shutterstock is targeting the new premium tier at a fairly wide market. It’s not just the image quality that the company says elevates it as well, the curation also putting an emphasis on camera movement, composition, and acting.

Pricing is £299 a clip with unlimited worldwide use.

Tags: Post & VFX

Comments

Related Articles

19 May, 2020

Adobe Releases Updates To Creative Cloud Video Applications

Adobe today announces release of updates to its Creative Cloud family of video applications.  Fresh on the heels of Adobe’s release of Productions...

Read Story

12 May, 2020

A look at the Adobe Premiere Pro Workflow for Quibi

Quibi came along at just the right time.  Never mind that it was founded by media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg and boasts eBay and HP's Meg Whitman as...

Read Story

7 May, 2020

Boris FX's Continuum 2020.5 the Swiss Army Knife of plugins?

A number of years ago, I wrote that BorisFX is the Swiss Army Knife of visual effects plug-ins. As the soft-spoken but highly driven Boris...

Read Story