A History Of The World According To Getty Images

2022 min.

Director | Richard Misek
Script | Richard Misek
Editing | Richard Misek
Producer | Thorvald Nilsen
Production company | Indie Film

“Getty Images is one of the largest commercial archives in the world. Many defining images of the last century—images that form a part of our collective memory—now only exist behind Getty’s paywall.

This film is a study of property, profit, and power, made out of archive footage sourced from Getty’s online catalog. It forms a meticulously crafted journey through some of the most significant moments of historical change ever caught on camera, and an impassioned commentary on how commercial archives influence what we see”