Thought Equity Motion Powers Discovery Communications

The digital footage business of Discovery Communications will use the Thought Equity Motion’s Platform.


Thought Equity Motion, Inc.—a leading provider of video platform and footage licensing services— announced today that it is working with Discovery Communications to unlock the value of its video archive by providing digitization, delivery, and “smart content” metadata services for its new footage licensing business, Discovery Access. Thought Equity Motion’s T3 Platform technology is powering the recently launched site,—the digital footage library for Discovery Communications’ 28 global entertainment networks and multi-platform media brands.

“This platform allows us to accelerate our footage business and make our world-class archive available for instant search, preview and download on,” said Peter McKelvy, Senior Vice President of Discovery Access.  “Thought Equity Motion’s fast content ingest and metatdata tagging capabilities allow new footage to be added to Discovery Access daily, supporting a valuable creative resource for the production community.”

“We’re excited to leverage our platform to unlock new value from Discovery’s archive,” said Kevin Schaff, CEO & Founder of Thought Equity Motion. “With our cloud-based storage, Discovery’s teams around the globe can manage content within Discovery Access from any web browser. Our platform has enabled the company to efficiently digitize, store and manage its acclaimed archive and rapidly generate new revenue streams through an integrated content licensing portal.”

Marco | Editor

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