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Please explore the images by using the links above to browse by filmmaker or title, or search by keyword, film title or filmmaker name.
In addition to its moving image collection, Anthology Film Archives maintains a collection of over 4000 film stills and other photographs, slides and negatives relating to the films in its collection, and to film in general. The images on these pages are either from Anthology’s photo collection or were generated directly from films in the moving image collection.
Funding for this digitization and access project was provided by the New York State Council on the Arts and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
This project is an early phase of a much larger digitization project that is currently underway to scan and make available a wide array of materials from Anthology’s collections, including more film stills, film clips, audio files and print materials—including articles, books and unique paper materials from our files.
Film Stills Usage
These images are provided for educational purposes only. If you would like to reproduce them digitally or in print, you must contact us to request permission. Please see the fee scale below for usage fees. If you find a still on this site that you would like to use, please download the Order Form and fill it out, referring to the file name listed on the site (e.g. wb0001th.jpg). If you do not see what you are looking for, please indicate exactly what you are looking for on the Order Form. Please be as specific as possible. Email the completed form to erik [at] anthologyfilmarchives [dot] org
We have many more stills in our photo collection, as well as in our image database. You can make an appointment to do photo research by emailing erik [at] anthologyfilmarchives [dot] org
Generally, no fee is charged for use of images by instructors, by students for assignments, or for editorial / publicity use of stills in Anthology’s collection. Otherwise, image reproduction fees are based on Non-profit or Commercial status, defined as thus:
• Non-profit use: Use by non-profit entities (proof of non-profit status is required), accredited educational institutions and their departments (including academic presses), and government entities.
• Commercial Use: Use in a profit making venture.
Non-Profit Use Per image
North American publication $25
Worldwide publication $50
Book/DVD covers $100
Commercial Use Per Image
North American publication $100
Worldwide publication $125
Book/DVD covers $150
SPECIAL FEES: For the creation of new stills from a film(s).
Non-profit $25 equipment fee + $25/hour (1 hour minimum)
Non-profit RUSH orders: $25 equipment fee + $50/hour (1 hour min.)
Commercial $25 equipment fee + $45/hour (1 hour min.)
Commercial RUSH orders: $25 equipment fee + $75/hour (1 hour min.)
Artist rates are available upon request.
The above image fees are for still images only. For moving image licensing, please contact Archivist John Klacsmann at: johnk [at] anthologyfilmarchives [dot] org