Usage rights

We provide all the necessary licenses and usage rights for the content in our collection


Different types of licenses

Archival footage licensing for film, TV and digital production, broadcasting rights

Russian documentaries for TV and streaming platforms


We can offer different types of content usage rights for Russian documentaries that are best suitable for your needs: Public Performance Right, Broadcasting rights, VOD streaming and other custom licenses

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Film search

Since our film catalogue is huge, not all the documentary films are listed in our online database. Please, drop us a line and we'll provide information about our collection.

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The best Soviet documentaries from war TV series to popular science documentaries about space exploration

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Contact us to request a quote and to license Russian archival footage and documentary films

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For copyright holders

If you are a copyright holder, net-film offers a convenient media asset management software and flexible conditions for distribution of your content across film and TV professionals in Europe and Russia

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FAQ about copyright and licenses

What type of footage license should I choose?

You can license footage or for use in documentary and feature films, advertising, digital products, museums and exhibitions, education and more. Licence fee depend on type of content your are going to produce.

Also, we license Russian documentaries for TV and streaming platforms, and provide public performance rights.

How to purchase archival footage?

You can select the clips using net-film player and license footage online using the shopping cart.

Also, there is a second option. If you've already found the clips you need, you can send a list of footage to [email protected]. Please, specify the link, the time code, and the license type. We’ll quote you per minute and second of footage used.

In order to license archival footage you need to specify the type of use you are looking for and the information about your production. Next, we will send you the layout of the contract and the invoice for payment. You can read more about making a purchase in our Help Center.

Can't find the right footage?

Describe the footage you’re looking for (historical time period, topic, footage length etc.) and drop us a line to [email protected]. Our archive researchers who perfectly know our collection will help you find the footage similar to your reference.

* Please note: The information about the service is for reference only. After you place an order, we will check the availability of licenses and media.

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