Our archives

Three archives – one point of contact. footage berlin presents a unique selection of clips from the rbb archive, the rbb media archive, and the German Broadcasting Archive (DRA). Our archives represent the German and Berlin television and radio history all in its own impressive way.

Get to know more about each archive, its history and stock. We are the right contact point for the provision and licensing of stock footage of these archives.

TV- and Radio Archive of rbb / ORB / SFB
(since 1955)

The stock of the rbb archive includes the content of today’s rbb as well as the previous broadcasters, namely Ostdeutscher Rundfunk (ORB) (1991 – 2003) and Sender Freies Berlin (SFB) (1955 – 2003).

German Broadcasting Archive
(1952 – 1991)

The German Broadcasting Archive holds the stock of the state television broadcaster of former East Germany in Potsdam. In addition, it carries the audio documents of the broadcaster before 1945 in Frankfurt.

Archive of rbb media
(since 1965)

The stock includes programmes produced by rbb media GmbH, among others for the ARD pre-evening programme as well as the stock of the previous SFB advertising.