Artbeats Captures Footage of Pollutants from Bay Area Oil Spill
Posted Nov 19, 2007

Artbeats, the industry’s leading provider of high-quality royalty-free stock footage, today announced it has captured footage of last week’s oil spill off the coast of San Francisco. Using a CineAlta F900R HD camera, the Artbeats team shot a variety of subject matter showing pollution from the spill, including oil in the water, tar on the beach, dead wildlife, clean-up crews and more. Artbeats is the only stock footage company offering downloadable HD and SD royalty-free clips of this recent environmental occurrence. To view or purchase clips visit

"As soon as I received news of the spill, I organized our internal film crew and sent them in with the F900," said Phil Bates, president of Artbeats. "We got the content needed, expedited post-production and were able to offer broadcast-quality footage of the spill to our customers in record time."

The oil spill footage is available in HD-1920x1080, D1 NTSC-720 x 486 or D1 PAL-720 x 576 resolutions. HD solo clips are USD $300 and NTSC/PAL clips are $199.