|By Business Wire||
|August 28, 2013 09:00 PM EDT||
T3Media, Inc. (formerly Thought Equity Motion), a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, has signed a footage licensing agreement with the PGA TOUR. T3Media will market, administer, and license the PGA TOUR Archive, which includes historic and current footage from the PGA TOUR, some of which was shot in 4K.
“With T3Media’s advanced technology we are able to bring our archive online and open it up for new uses by sports producers worldwide,” said Rick Anderson, EVP Television and Digital Media at the PGA TOUR. “The FedExCup Playoffs begin August 22nd at The Barclays and we are looking forward to giving the production community access to footage from the entire 2013 FedExCup Playoffs and upcoming 2013-2014 PGA TOUR season faster than ever before. As the entertainment market continues to grow, our archive will be an important asset for TV producers, filmmakers and commercial production companies.”
The PGA TOUR Archive features clips as well as long form programming from the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, and PGA TOUR Canada. The world’s largest golf archive includes shots of every PGA TOUR player, including the stars of both the past and present as well as crowd shots and scenic nature and wildlife footage from the course. The PGA TOUR Archive has footage dating back to the 1960s and newly shot 4K content will be added as it becomes available.
“We are excited to expand our library of professional golf footage with the PGA TOUR Archive,” said Kevin Schaff, CEO and Founder of T3Media. “We are looking forward to growing the value of the PGA TOUR’s rights and delivering its content to the production community faster than ever before.”
About The PGA TOUR:
The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring
professional golfers, co-sanctioning 120 tournaments on the PGA TOUR,
Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada.
The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 945 million
households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually
all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to
maximize charitable giving. In 2012, tournaments across all Tours
generated more than $130 million for local charitable organizations,
bringing the TOUR’s all-time total of charitable contributions to $1.86
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
T3Media offers cloud-based storage, access, and licensing for enterprise-scale video libraries. Its technology Platform and services enable media owners to generate new value from their content while managing cost and complexity. Through www.t3licensing.com and its global sales force, the company licenses sports, news, and creative footage to producers in advertising, entertainment, publishing, and emerging media.
T3Media works with the world’s leading video libraries, including BBC Motion Gallery, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, National Geographic, The New York Times, and the NCAA®. Connect with T3Media on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook.