Since 1954, internationally renowned film-makers have been commissioned to produce a FIFA World Cup™ Official Film of each World Cup. These films cover each tournament in its entirety, with all of the goals and highlights shot from every conceivable angle with a depth and quality of coverage that is unsurpassed.
Yes and no. Like the TV coverage, all of the best goals, saves and action are covered, but these are all seen from many different angles and perspectives. Also the Official Films have a richer, deeper, cinematic quality that can only be achieved by shooting on film.
All of the FIFA World Cup™ Official Films from 1966 onwards to the present day are in colour. The 1954, 1958 and 1962 films are all in black and white.
Yes, footage is available from all of the pre 1954 tournaments going back to 1930. This material is, however, limited and FIFA is always keen to source any un-discovered footage. Please see acquisitions.
Every televised game from 1966 to the present day is held in the FIFA Films Archive.
Yes, FIFA Films have a dedicated team of researchers who can find the kind of action and footage you need. All FIFA Films Archive footage is logged on a purpose-built, state of the art database, making it quick and easy to locate suitable and diverse material for clients.
FIFA Films can send you the final material on any known tape/disc format or standard, or alternatively by digital file transfer on an FTP.
The FIFA Films Archive has numerous broadcast facilities, including full digital editing suites and avids. FIFA Films can produce tailor made programming incorporating FIFA footage
Please go to the contacts page and call a member of the FIFA Films sales team.