Hamon Arts Library

G. William Jones Film & Video Collection

Footage Search

The Jones Collection is not a commercial stock footage provider. However, we will take some requests for footage on a discretionary basis and under the conditions described below.

  • We reserve the right to decline any request for footage.
  • When we are able to help with footage, clients will be required to pay most of our costs for the search, preparation, and transfer of materials.
  • In searches for unknown footage, costs may apply even when no relevant footage is found.
  • No estimate of costs will be made without the emailed information described below.

Inquire about footage

To inquire about footage, please email the following information to filmarchive@smu.edu. We are not able to take phone inquiries.

  • Full name, business address, email address, and phone number
  • Name and address of parent company
  • Description of your project and your content needs
  • Preferred delivery formats
  • Timeline for collecting footage

Request for research access.