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Members of the public can purchase copies of footage held at SWFTA for private use only due to copyright restrictions. Please contact us by emailing  

Copies can be provided as digital files by WeTransfer or on DVD by request.

If you are interested in using SWFTA footage for a project or a community event, if you are a broadcaster or work for an independent production company, please refer our footage sales page. 

Film: Bedford Street, Plymouth from the Plymouth Libraries Collection @ SWFTA

If you are unable to find what you are looking for from the online search, contact us with your enquiry and one of our researchers may be able to provide detailed information for a small fee.

SWFTA's response time will be dependent upon the nature of the enquiry, the availability of staff, and follow-up. If your enquiry is urgent please ring the archive on 01752 202650. 


Film: Worlds Biggest Pancake, Torquay, 1972 from the SWFTA Westward Collection © SWFTA

Film: Rebuilding Plymouth, Endicott Collection @ SWFTA

PLEASE NOTE: All viewer copies will have the ©SWFTA logo or South West Film and Television Archive. Social Media requires the following onscreen credit: 

Any placement change due to closed captions, subtitles or surtitles may be negotiated with SWFTA.

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