Britain’s ITN Source Buys 70 Years Of Asia News International Footage

News agency Asia News International (ANI) has signed a deal with UK broadcast footage archive ITN Source to license 70 years of its footage across all platforms. ITN Source, which has over one million hours of content, has already digitised more than 5,000 ANI clips covering news, sports and India’s freedom movement. ANI claims to have the most complete broadcast library in South Asia, including the Asian Films Library which stretches back to the late 1930s, and it continues to produce a good deal of broadcast content from its 100 bureaus in India and South Asia. ITN Source sells access to its content for commercial or broadcast news use for upwards of £299 for a year. Release.