Finding Clips:

How can I get a discount on purchases?

There are 2 ways to receive a discount: 1) Buy a Clip Collection (group of similarly themed clips) and save you up to 70% off of the single-clip price. 2) Contact us. Our sales force may be able to give a discount based on several factors including usage, volume and customer loyalty.

Can I collect clips in a shortlist or a bin to narrow my choices?

Yes. When viewing the details of a clip, click Short List (the heart sign). Clicking this icon will add the clip to your Short List so that you can easily narrow down your final clip selections. To access your Short List, click the Short List heart link at the top of the page. When you are ready to make your final clip selections, from the Short List page click the "Add to Cart" button to move a clip from your Short list to your cart.

Will items in my shortlist be purchased?

No. Only items in your cart will be purchased. To add items to your cart, navigate to your shortlist by clicking on the shortlist link at the top of the page. Then click the "Add to Cart" button for the appropriate clip to move the item from your shortlist to your cart.

Can I sample a watermarked version of the cilp prior to making a purchase?

Yes. When viewing the details of a clip, hover over the video and click on the small down arrow on the bottom-right. Clicking this icon will download a medium quality, watermarked version of the clip to your computer. Note: The purchased version will be full quality and will not contain the watermark.

How do I find clips using Footage of the World?

We give you two ways to find the perfect clip for your project. Best yet, you can use the two methods together! 1) Keyword search and 2) Use our advanced filters to narrow your criteria. For instance, Search for "Ocean" then filter by "Asia and the Pacific" "Thailand" "Greater than 20 Seconds" and "Pan".

How do I narrow my results by using filters?

After you have searched for a clip using keywords, or have selected the main categories from the home page, you can narrow your selection by simply selecting a filter option under the "Refine By" verbiage on the left navigation bar.

How are the clips on Footage of the World.com indexed?

All clips on Footage of the World.com are indexed 70+ ways AND given robust, accurate keywords. You have the tools to find your clips using Footage of the World.com.

What is a collection?

A collection is a group of similarly themed clips that naturally fit together. Collections allow you to tell a story, convey a concept and develop an ambiance. Additionally, purchasing collections can save you up to 70% off the single-clip price!

What is the eye icon?

Click the eye icon and see the entire collection where that clip resides. If you like that clip, you'll love the entire collection. Plus, you'll benefit from the huge savings (up to 70%) off purchasing a collection rather than individual clips.

Login, Checkout and Account Information:

How much does it cost to register / become a Footage of the World Member?

It's Free! Join today!

How does Footage of the World protect my credit card information?

All payments are processed through PayPal giving you the up-most security and protection.

How does the clip download work?

It's easy! After purchasing your clip(s), you will be taken to the "My Orders" page where you can download the clip.

Can I download my clip a few days after I purchase the clip?

Yes! Footage of the World allows you to download your clips within 30 days of purchase. Simply login, go to "My Account" and then click "My Orders."

I have a Promotion Code. How do I receive my discount?

After adding your clips to your cart, click "Checkout Now." Enter your Promotion Code on the checkout page. Your discount will be calculated upon clicking "Continue."

Can I get see the invoice details of my historical orders?

Yes! The invoice details of all previous orders are accessible forever. Simply login, go to "My Account" and then click "My Orders" for a complete list of previous orders and full order details.

Does Footage of the World save my Cart from session to session?

Yes! Just login, shop and if you want to purchase later, simply logout. When you return, login and your cart will be just as you left it.

How do I change my password?

Simply login, go to "My Account" and then click "Password."

What if I forgot my password?

No problem. From the "Login" screen, click "Forgot Your Password?" You will be instructed to enter your email address that you entered when first signing up at Footage of the World.com. After entering your email address, click "Submit" and your password will be emailed to the address we have on file within 10 minutes.

How do I update my name and company information?

Simply login, go to "My Account" and then click "My Info / Change Password." Update your Name and/or Company Information and click "Save General Info."

Clip Information:

Do you provide any free samples?

Yes. From the home page, click "Free Clip of the Month." From there, click the desired format to download the sample clip. The sample clip is free. All clips on the site are available for download in the same formats as the sample clip. Additionally, a watermarked version of every clip is available for download so that you can preview your desired clip in your timeline prior to making the purchase.

Do the purchased clips have a watermark on them?

No. Only the preview clips on the website have a watermark. Purchased clips will not have a watermark.


How does Footage of the World licensing work?

All stock footage clips are Royalty-free. Royalty free means that you only pay once for the licensing fee for the stock footage. After that, you are free to keep using the stock footage shots as many times as you like with no additional royalty fees or payments. Detailed information can be found by clicking "Legal."

How long can I use the clip that I downloaded?

Here's the beauty of Royalty-Free: You can continue to use the video clips that you download for as long as you want, there is no time limit!

Where can I use Footage of the World clips?

According to our Licensing Terms you may use the video clips in videos, T.V. advertisements, educational videos, web sites, multimedia presentations, broadcasting videos, and many other uses. See "Legal" for more information.

Can I have exclusive rights to a clip or collection?

Yes! Footage of the World only uses in-house videographers. Therefore, Footage of the World is the only place where these clips can be found. If you want exclusive rights to a clip, email us at info@Footage of the World.com. We will check to see the sales history of the clip / collection you want and work out a price from there.

If I modify a clip, can I claim copyright to that clip?

You may modify any clip and use it, however, you may not claim copyright to that clip.

Can I sell the film clips that I download?

No, you may not sell the video clips that you have downloaded from Footage of the World.com. You can use them in your projects, but you may not offer them for resale or distribution.

General Information:

How can I get my footage on FootageoftheWorld.com?

Footage of the World works for our contributors by allowing them to shoot incredible footage while we do all of the tedious post production and indexing work: We edit, color correct, index, keyword, etc. We place your footage on our site and the world's best partner sites. We invest a lot of time in our contributors and therefore, we are VERY selective on who we work with. If you think you have what it takes, email us info@footageoftheworld.com