about global imageworks - one company, three solutions
Tel: 201-384-7715
Email: info@globalimageworks.com


Global ImageWorks (GIW) specializes in licensing existing footage and photos created by award winning filmmakers, international correspondents, television shows and production companies for use in new productions.

Our curated archive contains both contemporary and historic footage across a variety of subjects.

  • GIW Rights Ready & Royalty Free footage can be licensed via on-line transactions. These masters are ready for immediate download.
  • GIW's Rights Managed & Premium Collections are licensed in the traditional archive model which involve one-on-one interaction with a GIW team member and custom licensing deals.
  • GIW's exclusive Premium Collections include the iconic television shows, Austin City Limits (1974- present), The History of Rock and Roll Interview Archive, The Dick Cavett Show (1968-1996), Omnibus (1952-1961) and The Harold Lloyd Collection (1914-1937).


GIW's unique and diverse collection of photographs offers something for every production.

Photos are Rights Managed and can be licensed online. If your use is editorial, the high-resolution images are available for immediate download. **

  • Archival images, Americana & Nostalgia, Destinations & Travel, News & Events, Pop Culture and Transportation.
  • Contemporary images, Celebrities, Fashion, Music & Entertainment, Science & Technology, Politics & History.
  • Enjoy our easy to use filters, user-friendly lightboxes and free in-house research.

** Non-editorial uses (i.e. advertising, endorsements, et al.) are licensed off-line. Please call us for further information and rates.

Research, Rights & Clearances

Since 1985 we've been successfully researching audio-visual material and clearing music for use in new productions.

We have the experience and expertise to find what you want and clear it for your intended use.

  • Let our award-winning research professionals assist with all your audio-visual research needs
  • From pre-production to post, we will help you put the rights & clearance pieces together
  • Ask us about Audio-Visual Research and Rights & Clearances hosted databases