The BBC Motion Gallery, the clip sales division of BBC worldwide encompassing 500 million feet of film and 400,000 hours of video and over 8 million subject categories,
brought in revenues of £9.8m (approx $17.02) in 12 months ending March 31st. The report explains that Motion Gallery is migrating its business model from offline clip sales to digital sales and delivery of audio-visual images, making more than 17,000 moving images archive available online programme extracts and news clips from the BBC and CBS News Archives. The division's profits were reported at £1.1m ($1.95m). [Link and full report]
Getty Images had revenues in 2004 of $ 34.2m from footage sales (5.5% of the total revenues of $ 622.4m), the average license fee for a clip of stock footage was $ 629 with a final 2004 quarter rise of 25.5% compared with the last quarter of 2003.
Corbis instead is unable to give figures breaking down revenues between footage and photos. Similiar "The BBC does not have shareholders and does not aim to make a profit" (p. 97 of the full report).