Licensing Footage online was never this easy!

Licensing stock footage online is easier than ever before. With just a few clicks, you can find the shots you want. Our flexible calculator allows you to build your individual license. After the checkout with online payment your shots are delivered within minutes and your are ready to go on with your project.

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Royalty Free Stock Footage

You are looking for affordable stock videos with unlimited usage rights and comprehensive legal protection? Find royalty-free stock footage out of all thematical areas at a fix price – just choose your favourite takes and use them over and over again in your diverse projects. Highest quality is a matter of course!

Selection of Royalty Free Stock Shots

Footage Highlights - Editor's Choice

We have collected some of our extraordinary footage and put them together in a collection of highlights. Outstanding archival footage and current material, grouped into editorial and commercial themes. Be inspired!

Framepool's Footage Highlights

Light-hearted Heimatfilms for fans of vintage cinema

Exclusive Bavarian picture-postcard perfect scenes: Framepool now has footage from the feature films of the 1950s for you. A true treasure trove for creative pros!

The feature film gems produced by “Dörfler Film” in the 1950s all had a winning formula: satisfying the yearnings of a struggling population for an untroubled world in post-war Germany: they show lies and scheming, confusion and cases of mistaken identity, upright farmers and canny parish priests, flirts and fights, hearty dishes and tasty beers – all the perfect ingredients for relaxing cinema evenings offering distraction from the harshness of everyday life.

The grandchildren of the resourceful Ferdinand Dörfler (1903–1965), a tenor, actor, theatre proprietor, director, producer and screenwriter, are now investing considerable time and sensitivity into the restoration and partly also the colouring of the treasures from their grandfather’s legacy. They are having all the films telecined in 2 K and 4K and DVDs produced ( order here contact: ). The Heimatfilme offer an amusing take on life in the 1950s in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. Their rough charm is served up with a large dollop of Bavarian dialect.

But you won’t need fluent Bavarian to access footage from this exclusive material now being managed by Framepool on behalf of the Dörfler family. The rights for many of the clips have already been cleared and the quirky scenes can be directly licensed online. Film buffs can look forward to encountering old friends that include many German superstars of the era like Johannes Heesters, who even worked with Otto Preminger. We would be happy to clarify the stars’ rights for you on a case-by-case basis.

A real treasure trove full of enchanting clips which the world has not seen yet (apart from back in the day in the cinema). Creative people will find their hearts skipping a beat at the mere titles. Examples include Das sündige Dorf (‘The sinful village’), Die fröhliche Wallfahrt (‘The merry pilgrimage’) and Die Mitternachtsvenus (‘Venus at midnight’). Happy browsing!

You will find the clips from the first of a total of 13 films here:

Vintage material from 1950s comedies, directly licensable in 2K

Creative Footage

Inspirational stock videos for creative ideas

You would like to visualise a specific idea, promote a product or create a certain atmosphere? Then have a look at these stock videos! We established this stock footage category especially for all creative film genres with a focus on dynamics, distinctive design and special symbolic power – such as commercials, image films, internet virals and many more.

Selection of Creative Stock Shots

Editorial Footage

Documentary stock videos made by specialists

This category of stock footage is related to documentation and reportage. Be it wildlife or nature, countries and cultures or social items: We've selected specialists for each topic, so your individual video project can profit from their experience.

Selection of Editorial Stock Shots

Archival Footage

Historical footage in state-of-the-art quality

Our historical video archive contains plenty of treasures waiting to be discovered. From the first cinematic steps – remastered in perfect HD quality – up to contemporary history delivered nearly in realtime. Discover history just as it happens!

Selection of Historical Stock Shots

Good to know – Advertising in images


The UEFA European Championship is over, and fresh footage is now trundling in of the games, the players and… their sponsors.

It is practically impossible to keep the omnipresent logos, slogans and names of advertisers out of the picture. While one might expect companies to be grateful for their valuable advertising receiving an additional airing after the event, it would be unwise to rely on this effect: suing for damages for unauthorized use is the more lucrative option for companies.

Make sure nobody uses you to refinance their investment in advertising by ensuring third-party rights are clarified before footage is used. In addition to the usual rights of persons to their own likeness (players, officials, fans etc.) and event rights, clarifying brand rights is crucial when advertising for companies is visible in images or footage (be it as logos or slogans on perimeter advertising or on jerseys, scoreboards etc.). Note that this also applies to royalty-free footage! But you don’t need to worry: we can take care of this – for our own footage and, on request, for footage from other sources.

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Suing for damages for unauthorized use is a lucrative option for companies.


Our trailers on issues that concern us

We are passionate about our stock footage and love delving into it. Often we come across certain shots that we find extraordinarily interesting, inspiring or simply beautiful… And then we would like to share more of them than just tiny sequences. We hope you enjoy our trailers made from our stock videos!

Framepool Showreels

Client References

Great projects of advertising, TV, Movie

We love to show our customers’ work! What could better demonstrate the variety and quality of our stock videos? But only the creativity of our clients turns extraordinary stock footage into extraordinary new masterpieces. And here we’ve come full circle: Award-winning footage, by and for filmmakers.

Customers’ Work

F****** – Footage is no longer a dirty word


The image film “Astronaut” for Swedish communications group Com Hem directed by Tobias Granström of Stockholm production company Acne for M&C Saatchi leads us into the world of dreams powered by technology. Footage to inspire your dreams!

How does footage work?

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I need premium footage …

All of Framepool's footage is handpicked and carefully selected to offer an outstanding quality. That's also why a great part of our footage is available exclusively at Framepool – it can't be found elsewhere and not in this high quality. We know what's important to filmmakers and we want to give you exactly what you need.

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Deadlines are often closer than we prefer and we are aware of this. That's why we offer instant downloading 24/7.
Just shortly after payment for an order is completed, the master material is available on our server for convenient downloading.
Anywhere, anytime.


… oh, and ready-to-use!

With Framepool's online shop you get premium footage with a ready-to-use license. Most of our shots are fully rights cleared, saving you time and hassle with unexpected legal claims.
We strive to make sure, that the way from your idea to the completed film is as short, fast and simple as possible.

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